Sacred Music

Answers to Music Quiz #1:

August 4, 2020

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

August 4, 2020

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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Different Types of Music:

July 24, 2020

Song: A song is a musical composition intended to be performed by the human voice. This is often done at distinct and fixed pitches ( melodies) using patterns of sound and silence. Songs contain various forms, such as those including the repetition and variation of sections. Written words created specifically for music for which music…

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Music Quiz #1

July 24, 2020

1) What is the most important music we sing at Mass? A – Songs/hymns B – Psalms C – Mass parts D- Lord’s Prayer 2) How many psalms are there? A – 50 B – 100 C – 150 D – 200 3) Which song/hymn was added to the Mass in the 1950? A –…

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Steven Warner

June 23, 2020

Steven Warner received his B.A. in Religious Studies from St. Michael’s College in Winooski Park, Vermont, where he then served as Director of Liturgy for two years. He moved to the University of Notre Dame and earned a Master’s degree in theology and liturgy in 1980. Mr. Warner joined the Office of Campus Ministry staff…

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Bring your Green Gather Book to Church

May 7, 2020

Don’t forget that all hymnals and prayer books have been removed from Church. We will be announcing hymnal numbers from the old Green Gather books during this time until we are able once again to share the Blue Gather Books in our pews. Those of you who took home a copy of the previous hymnal,…

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Music in Times of Comfort

April 24, 2020

Michael Joncas is a composer, vocalist and priest!! He teaches at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota and is a very prolific writer of many songs that we know, such as: “Take and Eat”, “I Have Loved You”, “No Greater Love’, “We Come to Your Feast” as well as one we all know “On…

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Taizé Prayer March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

Songs:Put Your Trust in GodJesu, RedemptorI am Sure I Shall SeeChrist, You Are the LightPeace I Leave You Put your trust in God, and do not fear. God’s peace will dwell deep within your hearts. Put your trust in God. Jesu, Redemptor Jesu, redemptor omnium, tu lumen et splendor Patris, tibi sit Gloria, tibi jesu…

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Steve Angrisano in Concert

March 18, 2020

Steve Angrisano, composer, vocalist, guitarist and Catholic Speaker gave a concert at Our Lady of the Lake Concert on Sunday, February 9, 2020. The concert had approximately 300 attendees Steve travels all over the country and has sung for Pope Francis as well. He is one of the many artists who are represented by Oregon…

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A Sacred Season

December 20, 2019
Missal Nativity Engraving

Our Christmas song can teach us so much about the Incarnation of Jesus Christ in this Sacred Season.

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