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The psalm at a Eucharist

The psalm at a Eucharist

The Revised Common Lectionary (and its Roman Catholic equivalent, the three-year cycle of Sunday readings) has three readings and a psalm. My friend and colleague, Peter Carrell, is the Director of Education for the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch. He is one of the people who would have a very good overview of the worship life… Continue Reading

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Revised Grail Psalms 1

The full text of the Revised Grail Psalter can be found here. Its publication explains some of the astonishing “translations” in the new RC English Missal that are completely contrary to Liturgiam authenticam – I will deal with that in my next post with this title. The Revised Grail Psalter is a translation from the… Continue Reading

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O Rex Gentium – O sovereign of the nations – December 22

O Rex Gentium – O sovereign of the nations – December 22

O king of the nations, you alone can fulfil their desires: cornerstone, binding all together: come and save the creature you fashioned from the dust of the earth. Amen. Come, Lord Jesus. O Rex Gentium, et desideratus earum, lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum: veni, et salva hominem, quem de limo formasti. Jeremiah 30.7-11a; Revelation… Continue Reading

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