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O Sacrum Convivium, after Communion chant for January 31st Mass / EWTN Choir

As performed by the EWTN Daily Mass Choir

My Shepherd will supply my need, Jehovah is his name;
in pastures fresh he makes me feed beside the living stream.
He brings my wandering spirit back when I forsake his ways,
and leads me, for his mercy’s sake, in paths of truth and grace.

When I walk through the shades of death, thy presence is my stay;
one word of thy supporting breath dives all my fears away.
Thy hand, in sight of all my foes, doth still my table spread;
my cup with blessings overflows, thy oil anoints my head.

The sure provisions of my God attend me all my days;
oh, may thy house be mine abode and all my work be praise.
There would I find a settled rest, while others go and come;
no more a stranger or a guest but like a child at home.

Words by Isaac Watts

The 13th Apostle Dan Duddy and Tom Caffery Liturgical Music

Benedictine chant and modern liturgical music pieces open this episode, contrasting styles that put in stark relief the conflict faced by many a pastor and “suffered” by many parishioners.”Bad” modern music is a favorite target for more traditional Catholics; but just as absent men bear some of the blame for a “feminized” church, absent traditional […]

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