When I’m sick with a cold, my hearing becomes clogged and I can’t hear properly—which is a choirmaster’s worst nightmare.
Hymn for Christ the King
John Newton—who wrote “Amazing Grace”—was a slave trader, but ended up being caught and made a slave himself!
Did Vatican II “restore” the hymns—as mandated by §93 of Sacrosanctum Concilium?
“Once there were lost islands, but most of them have been found…”
It’s hard to believe, but Father Knauff’s “Christ the King Hymnal for Congregational Singing” (1954) omitted this hymn!