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Morning Prayer for the Feast of St John Ogilvie

Morning Prayer can be heard on radioalba.org christian at 8.00 and every 30 minutes until 12.00 noon. Today is the Feast of St John Ogilvie, so we present a written form of Morning Prayer as a PDF. M P St John Ogilvie Below is the Opening Prayer: Let us pray God of the patriarchs and prophets, of apostles and martyrs, we rejoice in the faithfulness and courage of St John Ogilvie. We pray that his example will inspire us and all men and women of faith to hold fast to what we believe to be right and true. We ask this, as always, through Christ our Lord....

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radioalba.org christian – some information

Radioalba.org Christian We are more than three years down the line and things are getting (I hope you’ll agree) better and better. RadioAlba is reaching out to an ever-widening audience with ever-improving programmes. You haven’t tuned in yet? Let me extend a welcome and open the door on radioalba.org , our Christian internet-based radio station that first took to cyber space in November 2013. It is sponsored by the Music Committee of the Archdiocese of Glasgow, by Glasgow Churches Together and by ACTS (Action of Churches Together in Scotland). The rationale behind radioalba.org is to promote prayer and to publicise the good works done by so many organisations and people, particularly among the churches. It aims at building bridges, increasing solidarity, and at being a sign of encouragement. I’d like to give you a flavour of the schedule. We start with The Morning Half-hour when we provide a Morning Prayer at 8.00am every day and a Schools Morning Prayer at 8.15.  These are followed by Canon Bob Hill’s short commentaries on the readings for the following Sunday, and by a little service for the sick or for peace. The material for these prayers is provided by the St Mungo Singers, by generous friends and associates of http://radioalba.org/ and by local Glasgow schools – with a generous input also coming from the Western Isles, from East Renfrewshire and from East Kilbride.  During Lent and Easter we...

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Music Resources for the 3rd Sunday of Lent

http://stmungomusic.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Lent-clergy-3.mp3   Introit: Lord, you really are the Saviour  with Doxology Collect or Opening Prayer Gospel Acclamation Preface of the 3rd Sunday of Lent We have grown accustomed to singing hymns at the start of Mass, and they are often very effective. However, hymns are frequently less suitable than ‘The Entry Song’ or Introit. The Introit tends to be in tune with the theme of the day or the season, is short, is scriptural, and is flexible. People can fairly easily learn the ‘Glory be to the Father’ which fits the verses of several weeks while choir or cantor can sing the verses until people pick them up. The Gospel verses of Lent can have more than one function, and can serve as Introits replacing the ‘Praise to you, O Christ’ with the Doxology. The Archdiocesan Music Committee thanks Fr Michael Hutson for recording the Opening Prayers, Fr John Carroll for recording the Prefaces, and Grace Buckley and the St Mungo Singers for the Introit and Gospel...

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Music Resources for The 2nd Sunday of Lent

The 2nd Sunday of Lent   Introit: The Father’s Voice;  The sung Opening Prayer; The Gospel Acclamation The Father’s Voice; the sung Preface http://stmungomusic.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Lent-clergy-2.mp3   We have grown accustomed to singing hymns at the start of Mass, and they are often very effective. However, hymns are frequently less suitable than ‘The Entry Song’ or Introit.  The Introit tends to be in tune with the theme of the day or the season, is short, is scriptural, and is flexible.   People can fairly easily learn the ‘Glory be to the Father’ which  fits the verses of several weeks while choir or cantor can sing the verses until people pick them up.  The Gospel verses of Lent are both adaptable and suitable let’s – try them. The Archdiocesan Music Committee thanks Fr Michael Hutson for recording the Opening Prayers, Fr John Carroll for recording the Prefaces, and the St Mungo Singers for the...

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Resources for the 1st Sunday of Lent

The First Sunday of Lent An Introit: Not by Bread Alone;  The sung Opening Prayer;  The Gospel Acclamation;  The Sung Preface http://stmungomusic.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Lent-clergy-1.mp3 We have grown accustomed to singing hymns at the start of Mass, and they are often very effective. However, hymns are frequently less suitable than ‘The Entry Song’ or Introit.  The Introit tends to be in tune with the theme of the day or the season, is short, is scriptural, and is flexible.   People can fairly easily learn the ‘Glory be to the Father’ which  fits the verses of several weeks while choir or cantor can sing the verses until people pick them up.  The Gospel verses of Lent are both adaptable and suitable let’s – try them. The Archdiocesan Music Committee thanks Fr Michael Hutson for recording the Opening Prayers, Fr John Carroll for recording the Prefaces, and the St Mungo Singers for the...

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