Praising God in “Ordinary Time”

By Chaplain Mike During the part of the Christian Year that some call “Ordinary Time,” we sometimes miss special celebratory aspects of worship that take place during the more festive seasons. For example, the music. One way I have found to fill this gap is to listen year round to J.S. Bach’s cantatas. Bach wroteContinue reading “Praising God in “Ordinary Time””

Music for Holy Week VI—Good Friday

For your Holy Week meditations, by Chaplain Mike. (Translation below) “Es Ist Vollbracht!” (It Is Finished), from the St. John Passion, by J.S. Bach. Performed by Concentus Musicus Wien, conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt Jesus Es ist vollbracht! It is accomplished! Alto Solo: Es ist vollbracht! It is accomplished ! O Trost vor die gekränkten Seelen!Continue reading “Music for Holy Week VI—Good Friday”