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Music Notes | Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

This Sunday as we continue to read through the Gospel according to St Mark, we find the disciples threatened by a storm as they cross the Sea of Galilee. Our Lord, no doubt exhausted from his work of teaching and … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Fourth Sunday in Lent

Many Sundays of the year are traditionally known by the first word(s) of the Introit (Entrance) chant assigned to them: the Fourth Sunday in Lent is thus known as Laetare Sunday, after its Introit, which begins ‘Laetare Jerusalem’ (Rejoice, O … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Fourth Sunday After the Epiphany

In this stretch of the Season after the Epiphany, we encounter, after reading of the calling of the first disciples, a series of accounts of Christ healing various kinds of ailments. Our Hymnal does not contain many entries dealing directly … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Fourth Sunday of Advent

In each year of the modern three-year lectionary, the Fourth Sunday of Advent features an account from the pre-birth narrative of Our Lord: the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to St Elizabeth; the dream of St Joseph explaining the … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Official translations of the Scriptures into Western European languages, reasonably emphasizing content over form, have usually not attempted to render Biblical Hebrew poetry either in anything like its original verse-form, or in the verse-forms typical of those European languages, settling … Continue reading

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