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Posts Tagged Psalms

Lord, Close My Lips

The opening verse of the office “Lord, open my lips” used to have a twin at the end of the day.

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Wedding and the Liturgy of the Hours

How a liturgist celebrated his wedding within the Liturgy of the Hours, and why this might be a quite good idea.

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Refresh my heart: Awake, O organ and guitar!

The celebrant at Mass last night reminded us to keep an eye open, during Lent, for “thin places,” places where the barriers between us and the kingdom seem fragile, as if we might break through and see creation as God does at last.

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The Genevan Psalter in the 21st century

The Psalm Project is a group of musicians pairing contemporary translations of the Psalms with contemporary versions of tunes from the Genevan Psalter.

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Singing a New Song in the Free Church of Scotland

Each congregation “shall have freedom, either to restrict the sung praise to the Psalms, or to include paraphrases of Scripture, and hymns and spiritual songs consistent with the doctrine of the Confession of Faith” and “shall have freedom whether to permit musical accompaniment to the sung praise in worship, or not.”

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