Thursday, August 10, 2006

Unity: Not Just a Rick James Song

...a musician of a different stripe called for it recently:
"We need to resist going down the black hole of anger regarding how we translate our texts, what we will sing, or which musical styles are most appropriate for our Masses," said liturgical composer David Haas in an opening keynote Aug. 1. "We still have something wonderful to sing about: God is still here, calling all of us to receive what we have been given from God as gift and give it back lavishly in service to the Lord and one another," he added.
While we're at it, remember what the next stop on the liturgy train is.