Responsorial Psalm - Lent - Week 4, Yr. A

Year of composition
Psalm 23
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Voice + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available

One of the most familiar passages in scripture, Psalm 23: the Shepherd's Psalm. To read it brings such comfort and consolation.

As usual, there are three verses in the setting. If anyone needs that last verse set just e-mail me and I'll figure something out and post it as an optional score.

I still can't believe it's Lent already. As I post this, it's the Thursday after Ash Wednesday. I never knew this, but the priest yesterday, Fr. Gerard Steffener from St. John's in Westminster, MD, said that the word lent actually means spring. So lent is supposed to literally be a springtime for our souls, where we feed our souls by fasting and prayer (instead of feeding our normal carnal appetites)so that holiness blossoms from within. Great thought, isn't it?

God bless you.

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