Expressing the faith

Posted February 10, 2017 6:09 pm by Kathleen Pluth

Expressing the faith

A facebook friend (he can feel free to name himself) has been asking about a passage in the USCCB-sponsored document Sing to the Lord: Music in Divine Worship. The passage concerns the writing of new hymns. Sing to the Lord #83 (quoting the USCCB’s 2006 Directory on Music and the Liturgy): “to be suitable for use in the Liturgy, a sung text must not only be doctrinally correct, but must in itself be an expression of the Catholic faith.”I take it the passage means that not only should hymns be error-free (which one would think should go without saying, but actually

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