Month: March 2009

Requiem: Remember those

Remember those Words (c) James Quinn S.J. Music (c) Gerry Fitzpatrick Sung by The St Mungo Singers http://stmungomusic.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/remember-those.mp3 Remember those, O Lord, who in your peace have died but may not gain love’s high reward till love be purified. With you they faced death’s night, sealed with your vict’ry sign; soon may the splendour of your light on them for ever shine....

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Requiem: How blest are those

How blest are those Music (c) Noel S Donnelly. Sung by The St Mungo Singers http://stmungomusic.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/how-blest.mp3 Download MP3 How blest are those who have died in the Lord; Let them rest from their labours For their good works go with them. Eternal rest give unto them, Lord, And let perpetual light shine on them. May they rest in peace. May they rest in peace....

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Our Lady: A new Lourdes hymn

Hail, Mary most blessed: new scripture-based words for the traditional tune used at Lourdes. Written for the 60th anniversary of the Glasgow Lourdes Hospitalite in 2007 and sung with them at the Vespers of Our Lady in St Joseph’s, Tollcross. Words (c) Stephen E Smyth. Music traditional arranged by Gerry Fitzpatrick http://stmungomusic.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/lourdes-hmn-verse.mp3 Hail Mary, most blessed, the Mother of God, and given by Jesus as Mother of All. Ave, ave, ave Maria! The angel’s great message, the birth of God’s Son, required your acceptance – so graciously giv’n. 2 You cared for your cousin and joy swelled your hearts. You voiced all our hopes in your Magnificat. 4 The angels and shepherds first witnessed Christ’s birth. The kings show God’s message is for the whole earth. 5 Your Son in the Temple, presented to God, the eyes of the prophets both hope and pain saw. 7 For fam’ly at Cana embarrassed for wine, your gentle attention led Jesus’ first sign. 8 How blest you the mother who nursed God-made-Man. More blest still are all those who keep to God’s plan....

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Verses: How precious

How precious Words and music (c) Catherine Walker Sung by the St Mungo Singers A verse useful for the conclusion of the Intercessions or Bidding Prayers http://stmungomusic.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/how-precious.mp3 How precious is your love, O Lord, your everlasting love. How precious is your love, O Lord, your unfailing...

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