Tag Archives: Ascension

Music Notes | Palm Sunday

The liturgy on the Sunday of the Passion ordinarily begins with the Liturgy of the Palms, in which the narrative of Our Lord’s Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem is read and branches are solemnly blessed and carried in a procession into … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Seventh Sunday of Easter

On the Seventh Sunday of Easter, and until the Day of Pentecost, the Church continues the celebration of the Ascension of Our Lord. ‘Hail, thou once despised Jesus!’, though not explicitly an Ascension hymn, is often associated with this season since … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Ascension Day

The accounts of the Ascension in Luke’s Gospel and Acts of the Apostles put into vivid, physical terms what is already explored in the Epistles to the Ephesians and the Hebrews; these images are echoed in the prayers and psalmody … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Sixth Sunday of Easter

‘O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises…’Thus … Continue reading

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