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Baptism of our Lord Antiphons

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Pastor Weedon, browsing through the 1613 Magdeburg service book, found three antiphons he particularly enjoyed (free liturgical texts). He translated them here, here and here, and then pondered in his heart what it would be like to have them in English to sing. I capitulated, naturally. Here are three antiphons for use at the daily […]

A Long and Fruitful Honeymoon

Friday, July 17th, 2009

…at least productive musically. Here are the introits for the Sundays after Easter, Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity, and the First-Eighth Sundays after. Hopefully we’ll remain caught up from here on out. After the completion of the summer introits I hope to begin transcribing the Alleluias & Verses for the Church Year. (I also intend to do […]

Bulletin Insert on the Latin Titles for the Fifty Great Days

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

  WHY?       A Layman’s Guide to the Latin Titles for the Fifty Great Days   Question: Why are there Latin titles for the Sundays after Easter and what do they mean?   Answer: As with the seasons of Advent and Lent, most of the Latin titles originated in the first word or phrase of the […]

Jubilate: The Lord's Work Toward Men

Friday, May 1st, 2009

“Come and see the awesome works of God,” invites the Psalmist. They are the cause of joyful shouts, singing, and praise. But what are they? What are the works of God? He has turned the sea to dry ground. But He has also brought us into the net, laid affliction on our backs, caused men […]

Easter Introit

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Here’s the introit for the Resurrection of our Lord. Apologies on not getting Maundy Thursday’s introit up in time. Next year! Easter