Mass Music Worship Aids

Posted on May 21, 2020 in: General News, Prayer and Worship

Mass Music Worship Aids

At this time, we cannot have hymnals in the pews. While it will be uncomfortable to sing with a mask, you can still follow along with the music. You can find worship aids online and use your smartphone or tablet to follow along. Go to our website, then under the Resources tab, select Mass Music Worship Aids. 

https://www.allsaints-stpeters.org/Resources/Mass-Music-Worship-Aids

"Active participation certainly means that, in gesture, word, song and service, all the members of the community take part in an act of worship, which is anything but inert or passive. Yet active participation does not preclude the active passivity of silence, stillness and listening: indeed, it demands it. Worshippers are not passive, for instance, when listening to the readings or the homily, or following the prayers of the celebrant, and the chants and music of the liturgy. These are experiences of silence and stillness, but they are in their own way profoundly active. In a culture which neither favors nor fosters meditative quiet, the art of interior listening is learned only with difficulty. Here we see how the liturgy, though it must always be properly inculturated, must also be counter-cultural.” John Paul II 

Of course, if you are attending Mass via live-stream, please sing as loud as possible at home!

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