Thursday, December 25, 2008

Really, We Used To Sing This At Mass - I

To be alive and feelin' free
And to have everyone in our family
To be alive -- in every way
Oh! How great it is to be alive.

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(a Great Amen)

A-a-a-a-men, a-a-a-men, a-a-men

We come to join in your banquet of love

Let it open our hearts

And break down the fears

That keep us form loving each other

May this meal truly join us as one.



I hope I can find some more. Having my old Peoples Mass Book would help.

4 comments:

Joe of St. Thérèse said...

That would of lead to me walking up to the mics and personally disconnecting them.

Cygnus said...

I guess I *could* have done so, but I was only 7 or 8 years old at the time. My parents, naturally, loved it.

C. said...

My "favorite" from the St. Mark photocopied hymnal "What is the color of sin Lord, what is the color of sin?", this line sung after describing what various colors were, "blue is the color of the summer sky", etc. with the banality.

LC said...

C. Here's one you might remember (but wish you could forget)

Here's one from St Marks (Catonsville) Folk Music Book:

There's a new Law

Refrain:
Well it's a new day, think new thoughts
For there's a new way, change your hearts
There's a new law in the land.

Verse:
A man can kill with a knife of steel
a gun, a bomb or a lance
But there's a new law
There's a new law
A man can kill with a glance.