You might have noticed that from time to time the music that we sing at Mass does not line up with the notes on the page, but somehow, the words still work. The concept of singing a text to different tunes is not new, in fact, this practice can be traced back hundreds of years to medieval times in Europe…
In the Catechism of the Catholic Church we read:
The Eucharist is "the source and summit of the Christian life." The other sacraments, and indeed all ecclesiastical ministries and works of the apostolate, are bound up with the Eucharist and are oriented toward it. For in the blessed Eucharist is contained the whole spiritual good of the Church, namely Christ himself, our Pasch…
Join us as we celebrate the the end of our church building’s 100th birthday year! Celebrations include a party in the bell tower and an outdoor procession after the Sunday Noon Mass.
In this group we learn to become like a container of sacred space as a group to provide a secure connection between the individual’s inner world and the outer world. Spiritual dream work affirms that our (nocturnal) dreams offer us support in our spiritual journey. This work helps us towards living a guided life from within with the support of others and helps us to recognize the symbolic language of the soul…
Today we celebrate the feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, also known as Corpus Christi. All of today’s hymns help u reflect upon the great mystery that is the Eucharist.
It can be a challenge to try and find time to commit to joining choir on a weekly basis, and even more difficult to sneak away in the evenings, so we have tried to create a new group that makes it easy for the whole family….
The concept of the Trinity is one of the great mysteries of our faith. I have personally struggled to grasp the concept over the years, and I still can’t say I have a great understanding of it. But, perhaps, that is the point.
All of the music today is centered around the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. The text of our opening hymn reminds us that though Jesus, the Son, has Ascended into heaven, his spirit is still very much among us, and therefore he, as a member of the Trinity, is still with us.
Our opening hymn, "A Hymn of Glory Let Us SIng", expresses our joy as Jesus ascends to his heavenly throne. Our recessional, "Go to the World" reflects Jesus’ command to “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature" which we hear in today's Gospel.