Entering into the Paschal Mystery–While Working

Posted April 8, 2017 2:47 pm by Kathleen Pluth

Entering into the Paschal Mystery–While Working

As a parish Director of Music, one of the downsides at times was the feeling that I was too “actively participating” in the Mass, I found it difficult to enter into the Mass in that quiet, meditative way that is possible when one is not concentrating on various responsibilities, or serving others.Particularly for musicians, the creativity of the profession can overtake every attempt to meditate. If I found a Psalm in the Office for Holy Week particularly meaningful, for example, I would quickly jump to an idea about how to incorporate a motet on the Psalm into next year’s Lenten

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