Category Archives: Holy Week

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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A Hymn of Biblical Proportions

So being at the Easter Vigil inspired me to write this hymn as we were going through the Old Testament readings showing the saving acts of God and typology that pointed to Christ. It ended up being 23 verses long. … Continue reading

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A Hymn for Good Friday

In class this week I composed a hymn version of the beautiful Antiphon XV from the Eastern Church’s office for Good Friday. Here is the text followed by my hymn version: Today He who hung the earth upon the waters … Continue reading

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A Reflection On Good Friday

So today being Good Friday, I began reflecting a bit ago. It is the end of the holy season of Lent for the Year of Our Lord 2011. Also, it is the end of the first full liturgical year since … Continue reading

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