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Mass with Swahili hymns brings new vibrancy to Edmonton parish

Discussion in 'One Bread, One Body - Catholic' started by Michie, Aug 18, 2019.

  1. Michie

    Michie Human rights begin in the womb. Supporter

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    As the sound of drums, tambourines and Swahili hymns reverberated through St. Andrew's Church, Elizabeth Muturi and fellow parishioners swayed their arms and hips, dancing down the aisle with the Book of the Gospels raised behind them...

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    Mass with Swahili hymns brings new vibrancy to Edmonton parish
     
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  2. Davidnic

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    Very nice the Swahili Mass and The Zairian rite are validly approved.

    We may actually be seeing in our time the development of a new rite as they organically grow over the next few decades.
     
  3. Michie

    Michie Human rights begin in the womb. Supporter

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    I'd like to see one. Very nice that the polish priest is learning the Swahili language.
     
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    They are very different, very upbeat but beautiful in their own way.
     
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    Here is an offertory procession. I once had the translation of that song somewhere because I was working on a series of articles on these rites. But the offertory is a great celebration because you are bringing the gifts that become the Eucharist.

     
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    Michie Human rights begin in the womb. Supporter

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    That's awesome David. I would love to see those articles you are working on one day.
     
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    Michie Human rights begin in the womb. Supporter

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    Thank you David! Looks very interesting. Will give it a look after dinner chores are done. :thumbsup:
     
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