Thursday, August 16, 2007
FAITH OF OUR WHAT???
This reminds me of a conversation I had with J.S. Paluch circa 1987, when I had complained that Faith of Our Fathers hadn't appeared in Seasonal Missalette in over a year. The answer I got was "Oh, the ladies were SCREAMING over that one!" Mind you this was still a couple of years before their green sections included the St. Louis Jesuits' "greatest hits". In recent edition, there is a verse that starts, "Our mothers, too, oppressed and wronged..." HUH???
No, that was from World Library, not OCP, believe it or not. My beef with OCP on this hymn is they forgot the "Our fathers, chained in prisons dark..." verse.
Well, we sang it last Sunday, as did a good number of others. Come on now - you can't keep an good old staple out now, can you?!
Cartoon from the one and only (accept no substitutes) Paul Nichols.