Hope House Volunteering

By Steve Jannetti Many times while my children were growing up, I often thought that when I have more time, I would volunteer. Now that we are empty nesters, I have more time to dedicate to causes where help is needed. Over the past 3 years, I have heard much information about Hope House and…

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New Music for the Congregation!

Virtual presentation of new songs from our Gather Hymnals. March 19, 2021 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm in the church. Here is a list of the songs: Where Two or Three Are Gathered Take and Eat, This Is My Body Christ Be In Your Senses Mary, First Among Believers Ave Maria ( Kantor ) For…

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Taize Prayer – January 13, 2021

We will have Taize Prayer on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 during Adoration  from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. All are welcome to attend. Worship aids will be available on your phones for participation. For those who wish to participate at home, Taize Prayer will be livestreamed. For any questions, please contact Steve Jannetti at 573-365-2241.

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Musical: Did You Know?

The Glory to God in the Mass is the second item of the Ordinary. The Glory to God is also referred to as Greater Doxology. When we sing the Glory to God, we hear the refrain. Often times the refrain is repeated following each verse. Usually, at Christmas and Easter, we repeat the refrain after…

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Some more information on Another “New” song…

As I just posted some information on another “new” song the other day, here is more to this story…. In looking through the hymnal I found another song which uses the tune to “Sing of Mary” with another text. This hymn is called: “For the Faithful Who Have Answered.” This is yet another text which…

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Heritage Mass music:

Heritage Mass – Owen Alstott We have not sung this Mass setting in some time so I thought I would post the music and recordings of each Mass part in case anyone would care to listen to it. Peace, Steve Here is the music to look at if you would like to do so:

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Dear Dad – July 31 2020

Dear Dad, As you know with everything that has happened with the virus, many of the things at church have to be done differently because of the virus. I want to catch you up to how I have had to change a number of things I have been doing since the virus. We had to…

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Another “New” song?

As mentioned earlier, there are many new songs in our Gather Book. However, can a song be both new and not new at the same time? The answer is YES!! Here is an example of how a song may be both. A song with a familiar tune and words may be reused. The melody can…

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Answers to Music Quiz #1:

The most important music we sing at Mass are the parts of the Mass. The Kyrie, Gloria, Amen and Lamb of God are originally the parts of the Mass in Latin. When we sing this music, we are communicating with God lifting our voices to respond to God, our Father in Heaven. We have different…

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A NEW Song

Our Gather Hymnal has many new songs. This new song was written in 2000 by Marty Haugen who wrote Mass of Creation, Gather Us In and Shepherd Me, O God. The new song is entitled: Where Your Treasure Is The text of this song is from Luke 12: 22-34. Here is a link to a…

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