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Music Notes | Fifth Sunday in Lent

On the Seventh Sunday of Easter last year, ‘Hail, thou once despisèd Jesus’ was sung because of the reference in its climactic third stanza to Christ’s enthronement in heaven (the Sunday in question being the Sunday after Ascension Day). We … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Favorite hymn no. 6 ‘Joyful, joyful, we adore thee’, like last week’s no. 7, ‘All creatures of our God and King’, takes nature as inspiration to praise God and live in harmony with one another. It was written in 1907 … Continue reading

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