Monthly Archives: August 2012

Originally posted on Saint Augustine's Lyre:
Here is a wonderful Russian hymn I discovered last fall. I have been working on coming up with a worthy English version with the help of some amatuer linguistic know-how and google translate.…

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Christ the King, 2009.

So here’s the text of a sermon I preached before I was Catholic, as an Anglican seminarian for the feast of Christ the King in the year 2009. Sunday 11-22-09 Feast of Christ the King Lectionary Readings: Daniel 7: 9-14; … Continue reading

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Another Hymn

I was traveling the other day and ended up writing this hymn while on the plane. I was meditating on the passage where Jesus said “Unto the least of these that you have done it, you have done it unto … Continue reading

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An Easter Hymn

I wanted to write a hymn for Easter using Ezekiel’s vision of the valley of dry bones as a theme around Easter time, but inspirtation didn’t strike until yesterday. I could not decide between two tunes to use, so I … Continue reading

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New Hymns

So I got a few new hymns written or finished last week while in West Virginia. This one I was first inspired to write on Pentecost. It’s a seven-fold hymn to the Holy Spirit. Each verse deals with one of … Continue reading

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