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Andrew Leung is a seminarian for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio. He has served as Director of Music at St. Pius X Church (Atlanta) and taught Gregorian chant at the Cistercian Monastery of the Holy Spirit (Georgia). For two years, he will be studying in Macau, China.
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"In the place of liturgy as the fruit of development came fabricated liturgy. We abandoned the organic, living process of growth and development over centuries, and replaced it—as in a manufacturing process—with a fabrication, a banal on-the-spot product."
— Pope Benedict XVI, describing the postconciliar liturgical reforms

Video • A Chinese Offertory Hymn
published 14 December 2017 by Andrew Leung

WO WEEKS AGO, my new choir sang at a nuptial Mass. The mission of our choir is to unite the Catholic classical singers in Hong Kong and to promote classical sacred music. However, in the liturgy, we also try to sing the local church music to its highest standard and here is an example:

I sing the truth of love, Beside my Blessed Mother,

Offering up these bread and wine, Praying that God would accept them. Alleluia!

This video was filmed on a phone, so the quality is not the best, but you can still hear the music pretty well. The hymn was written by Mons. Antonio Chi-Ming Lau from Taiwan. He is trained in both Chinese and Western music, which you can probably tell from the recording: the Eastern-flavored melodies and with Western harmonies.