Saturday, April 10, 2010


Holy Cross Church, Providence, RI

I'll be covering at the organ console at Holy Cross for the next two weekends - Sunday only this weekend (4/11/10, Easter II/Divine Mercy/Low Sunday) and the entire weekend next weekend (4/18/10, Easter III).

Saturday Mass is at 4. Sunday Masses are at 8:30 and 11.

All music listed below chosen by the music director.

Gloria: from New Mass for Congregations (Andrews)
Psalms: from Respond and Acclaim (Alstott)
Celtic Alleluia (I use the verse of the day to a Psalm tone, btw, anytime I must use this)
Sanctus: from People's Mass (Vermulst)
Christ Has Died and Amen: from Massive Cremation (Haugen)
Agnus Dei: from Holy Cross Mass (Isele)


4/11/10 - Easter II/Divine Mercy/Low Sunday

Alleluia, alleluia, let the holy anthem rise - "Holy Anthem"
O sons and daughters - "O Filii et Filiae", Mode II
Bread of life, hope of the world - Farrell
Jesus Christ is ris'n today - "Easter Hymn"
- (I'll most likely play this in B-flat at 8:30, but definitely in C at 11)

4/18/10 - Easter III
The strife is o'er, the battle done - "Victory"
Alleluia! sing to Jesus - "Hyfrydol"
Behold the Lamb - Willett
Sing with all the saints in glory - "Hymn to Joy"


Saturday, April 3, 2010


RSCT to Fr. Fernando at The Cloud of Fire (BTW, welcome to the CV Definitive Blogroll).

If you are a LUTHERAN, your religion was founded by Martin Luther, an ex-monk of the Catholic Church, IN THE YEAR 1517.

If you belong to the CHURCH OF ENGLAND, your religion was founded by King Henry VIII IN THE YEAR 1534, because the Pope would not grant him a divorce with the right to re-marry.

If you are a PRESBYTERIAN, your religion was founded by John Knox in Scotland

If you are a member of the CONGREGATIONALIST, your religion was originated by Robert Brown in Holland IN THE YEAR 1582.

If you are a BAPTIST, you owe the tenets of your religion to your founder, John Smyth, who launched this denomination in the city of Amsterdam IN THE YEAR 1605.

If you are of the DUTCH REFORMED CHURCH, you recognize Michaelis Jones as your founder, because he originated your religion in New York IN THE YEAR 1628.

If you are a PROTESTANT EPISCOPALIAN, your religion was an offshoot of the Church Of England, and your offshoot was founded by Samuel Seabury in the American Colonies in the 17th Century.

If you are a METHODIST, your religion was launched by John and Charles Wesley in England IN THE YEAR 1744.

If you are a UNITARIAN, then Theophilus Lindley is the founder of your church, in London IN THE YEAR 1774.

If you are a MORMON (LATTER DAY SAINTS) your modern religion was started by Joseph Smith in Palmyra, New York, IN THE YEAR 1829.

If you worship with THE SALVATION ARMY, your sect began with Willian Booth in the city of London IN THE YEAR 1865.

If you are a CHRISTIAN SCIENTIST, you recognize that your religion was begun by Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy IN THE YEAR 1879.

If you belong to one of the religious organizations known as "CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE", or "PENTECOSTAL GOSPEL", Or "HOLINESS CHURCH", or "PILGRIM HOLINESS CHURCH", or "JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES", Or any of the MULTIPLE THOUSANDS OF STOREFRONT CHURCHES, then your religion is one of the thousands of new sects founded by men WITHIN THE PAST 150 YEARS!

If you are a ROMAN CATHOLIC, Then you know that your Church was founded IN THE YEAR 33 BY JESUS CHRIST, THE SON OF GOD, AND IT IS STILL THE SAME CHURCH!!!



Friday, April 2, 2010


OK, folks. All new trivia questions pertaining to the President of the United States, the Abominable Obama, or his full full name, Barack Saddam Hussein Obama Bin Laden, furnished to us by someone at the message boards at Eric Carmen's website. Take notes and study. Pop quiz when you least expect (snark snark!).

Q: Have you heard about McDonald's new Obama Happy Meal?
A: Order anything you like and the guy behind you has to pay for it.

Q: What does Obama call lunch with a convicted felon?
A: A fund raiser.

Q: What's the difference between Obama's cabinet and a penitentiary?
A: One is filled with tax evaders, blackmailers, and threats to society. The other is for housing prisoners.

Q: What's the difference between Obama and his dog, Bo?
A: Bo has papers

Q: What was the most positive result of the "Cash for clunkers" program?
A: It took 95% of the Obama bumper stickers off the road

Q: If Nancy Pelosi and Obama were on a boat in the middle of the Ocean and it started to sink, who would be saved?
A: America!!

Did you pass? Good!