Daily Archives: 5 January 2011

O God, Look Upon Our Grief

Another piece of liturgical music for comment: O God, Look Upon Our Grief I’m generally not in favor of rewriting old pieces to fit new words. I wanted to work a bit with the new Revised Grail Psalter. So here … Continue reading

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OCF 360-361: Reading and Response

Some adaptations are permitted in the one reading and the response to the Word of God: 360. The reading of the word of God in the office for the dead proclaims the paschal mystery and conveys the hope of being … Continue reading

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Gerry Rafferty

Another fine artist ruined by struggles with chemical dependency dies sooner (perhaps) than he should have. A moving obit is here. I loved Gerry Rafferty’s ’78 lp City to City. Not so much for the hit songs from FM radio, … Continue reading

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