Saturday, November 22, 2008

St Cecelia's Day

Today, our choir and guests had a day with Jeremy Satge, it was a good way to spend St Cecilia's Day. They ended up by singing the first Mass of Christ the King, a splendid Christus Vincit to start, Orbis Factor, a responsorial psalm, Alleluia and an Anima Christi by Jeremy.

It was good to see people unused to singing in parts gradually understanding how to do so, so good not to have De Angeles or XVII.

Music, the right music, is so important to Catholic worship it leads us to grasp something of the ineffable, it is necessary for worship.


Physiocrat said...

There is an article in this week's Tablet about how the church can engage the young. Doing the liturgy well is surely the starting point?

Jackie Parkes MJ said...

Of course we are spoiled here!