19 October 2014
|Entrance||Praise the Lord, ye heavens|
|Penitential Rite||St Gabriel (mtgf)|
|Gloria||Angels and Saints (Steven Janco)|
|Psalm 95||Give the Lord glory and power (mtgf)|
|Gospel Acclamation||Salisbury Alleluia (Christopher Walker)|
|Preparation of Gifts||Christ the glory (Lallouette)|
|Eucharistic Acclamations||Creation (Marty Haugen)|
|Lamb of God||Angels and Saints (Steven Janco)|
|Communion Antiphon||Behold the eyes of the Lord (mtgf)|
|Communion||The love of the Lord (Michael Joncas)|
|Final||We praise you, O God (Peter Jones)|
Sometimes one thinks so many hymns so little time… I was aware that we rendered more praise to God (well it is liturgy) than considered Caesar's claim. It seemed that the psalm was key to this balance. But I am aware that we do not know hymns such as 'O God of earth and altar'. The Joncas piece was offered as post-monetary - silver and gold are not worth as much as faith.
The final hymn is one we have not done for a while (I always tell the singers this but I suspect it is probably 10 years). Like Out of Darkness earlier in the year I thought it worth revisiting and we shall sing it a couple more times in the next month or so.