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The Sixth Penitential Psalm

Is Psalm 129(130) De profundis. (note- if you’ve seen the movie “the Sixth Scense” this is the latin phrase the kid says to the Bruce  Willis character “De profundis clamavi ad te Domine” the opening line of this psalm.)   … Continue reading

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The Fourth Penitential Psalm

Is Psalm 50(51) Miserere mei, Deus. Everything’s been Anglican Chant so far… I had intended on more variety but it’s been hard to find other musical forms, at least in English. Have mercy upon me, O God, after thy great … Continue reading

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The Third Penitential Psalm

The Third Penitential Psalm is Psalm 37(38) Domine, ne in furore. Put me not to rebuke, O Lord, in thine anger; neither chasten me in thy heavy displeasure, for thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me … Continue reading

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For the Forgiveness of Sins

Who Can forgive sins but God alone? This question is often leveled at Catholic and Orthodox Christians by Protestants. “Go directly to Jesus” we are told “the priest is a man he can’t forgive sins” we are told. Really… Jesus … Continue reading

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