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In God Alone My Soul Can Find Rest and Peace

Hear my cry, O God, * and listen to my prayer. I call upon you from the ends of the earth with heaviness in my heart; * set me upon the rock that is higher than I. For you have … Continue reading

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Anthem

The birds, they sang  At the break of day  Start again, I heard them say Don’t dwell on what has passed away  Or what is yet to be. Yeah, the wars They will be fought again  The holy dove  She … Continue reading

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Saoirse

Listen to this:  “Saoirse”, The Gloaming     (Cover of The Gloaming’s 2013 self-titled album, photo titled “Passage” by by Robert and Shana Parke Harrison) The official album info on the The Gloaming website says that this song “speak[s] to the … Continue reading

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Never Failed Me Yet

It is tradition in my Community to pray together around the cross on Good Friday. I have been doing this most years for quite some time now, but I feel today moved me more than any other year before. It was … Continue reading

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Oh Night Thou Wast My Guide

Upon a darkened night the flame of love was burning in my breast And by a lantern bright I fled my house while all in quiet rest Shrouded by the night And by the secret stair I quickly fled The … Continue reading

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O Salutaris Hostia

Not all that long ago, I discovered the music of Ēriks Ešenvalds – I had never heard his name before. He writes quite a lot of sacred music, and I find that a lot of it gives me a sense of consolation. … Continue reading

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She Sits Like A Bird

She sits like a bird, brooding on the waters, Hovering on the chaos of the world’s first day; She sighs and she sings, mothering creation, Waiting to give birth to all the Word will say. She wings over earth, resting … Continue reading

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