'Now We Remain'
'Now We Remain' written by Davis Haas - a Pentecost hymn created "so people could raise their voices and sing the Paschal Mystery", in a special performance by ICC musicians Jane Matheson, Patrick Shannon and Fiona Dyball. More information about David Haas and this hymn: "Now we remain with Jesus the Christ" and "Want to compose new music for Mass".
Followed by 'Shelter Me' composed by Fr Michael Joncas and performed by Jane, Pat and Fiona. Based on Psalm 23 it lights a way to find God's presence even in these fraught times. See Composer's Note and Sheet Music (Copyright 2020. The Jan Michael Joncas Trust. All rights reserved)
'Abide With Me'
Listen to the beloved hymn 'Abide With Me' in this enchanting performance by our ICC vocalist Georgina Docherty.
“O Thou who changest not, abide with me”
Followed by 'Perfect' (Christian Lyrics by Philippa Hannah) in a lovely rendition by Georgina.
Anzac Day - Lest We Forget
Georgina Docherty and Krishna Martin (vocalist and musician from ICC 9.30 am Mass) with a captivating presentation of "Danny Boy", which is usually sung at Immaculate Conception Church on the Sunday nearest Anzac Day.
Followed by an outstanding and haunting short film created by previous parishioner, Linus Koh, and set partially in Immaculate Conception Church. Musical features by ICC musicians Jane Matheson and Jess Young.
(parental guidance recommended - includes a battle scene)
Here is how some of our parishioners are using their time creatively while in isolation. Thank you to Georgina and Duy (members of the ICC 9.30 am choir) for this beautiful rendition of 'Hallelujah' and accompanying inspiring visuals.
Followed by Andrea Bocelli 'Music for Hope - Live from Duomo di Milano'.
The Choir of Newman College
The Choir of Newman College, including Stephanie Dingnis our 6 pm Mass singer, has recorded a full Holy Week Compline virtual choir project. Also included below are the choir's recording of Cesar Franck’s ‘Panis Angelicus’ and Christopher Willcock’s ‘A Newman Grace’ (2018).
With permission from The Choir of Newman College (more music on The Choir of Newman College Facebook page)