|05/31/18 - NNHS Newsletter - The Feast of Corpus Christi|
“This food we call the Eucharist, of which no one is allowed to partake
except one who believes that
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
The Feast of Corpus Christi is a movable Catholic observance. Additionally, it is celebrated in the United States on a different day from the rest of the world.
BONUS #1 - Mass for the Solemn Feast of Corpus Christi - Pope Francis from the Vatican - 2015.06.04
BONUS #2 - Feast of Corpus Christi - "On the Feast of Corpus Christi (the Body and Blood of Christ), we celebrate the real presence of Christ among us in the elements of the Eucharist. Father James Gardiner, reminds us that, like the consecrated Bread and Wine, we are challenged to be, ourselves, a real presence of Christ in the world."
BONUS #3 - Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus
|"Ave verum corpus" is a
has been set to music by various composers. It dates from the 14th
century and has been attributed to
Pope Innocent VI.
The poem is a meditation on the Catholic belief in Jesus's Real Presence in the sacrament of the Eucharist, and ties it to the Catholic conception of the redemptive meaning of suffering in the life of all believers.
Musical settings include Mozart's motet Ave verum corpus (K. 618), as well as settings by William Byrd and Sir Edward Elgar. Not all composers set the whole text. For example, Mozart's setting finishes with "in mortis examine", Elgar's with "fili Mariae". There is a version by Franz Liszt [Searle 44], and also ones by Camille Saint-Saëns, Orlande de Lassus, Imant Raminsh, Alexandre Guilmant, Colin Mawby, Malcolm Archer and Jack Gibbons. Liszt also composed a fantasy on Mozart's work, preceded by a version of Allegri's celebrated Miserere, under the title À la Chapelle Sixtine [Searle 461 – two versions]. Versions of this fantasy for orchestra [Searle 360] and piano four-hands [Searle 633] follow closely the second version for piano. There is also a version for organ [Searle 658] with the title Evocation à la Chapelle Sixtine. The text is even used in an opera, Francis Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites (there is also "Ave verum corpus", a separate work by Poulenc dated 1952). Mozart's version, with instruments only, was adapted by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as one of the sections of his Mozartiana, a tribute to Mozart. The Vienna Boys' Choir (Wiener Sängerknaben) made some notable recordings of Mozart's "Ave verum corpus" in the 20th century. From the 21st century there is a setting by the Swedish composer Fredrik Sixten and two versions by Philip Lawson.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Calmet Sawyer ('57) AND the late JoAnn Houston Parrott ('61) (deceased 02/18/18) ANDEdna Whitcomb Harrison ('65) of VA AND Kathy Reece Burke (Warwick HS - '72)!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Dawn Yevak of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
02 - Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA AND AND Linda Booth Reed ('63) of VA AND Connie McGhee Soles ('63) of VA;
03 - Bill Combs ('63) AND Gail Kiger Bonsey (Ferguson HS - '73) of OR;
04 - Raoul Weinstein ('57) of GA AND Catherine Slusser Hudson ('64) of VA;
05 - Brian Blakley (Cheyenne HS, NV - '04) of UT;
06 - Robert Hemintoller ('57) AND Bertha Smith Zacharias ('57) AND My Granddaughter, Eve Harty of CA;
07 - Fred Field (June '45) of CA AND the late Al Simms ('60) AND Donnie Morris ('67) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
May 31, 1941 - Germany conquered Crete
after beginning their invasion on May 20.
THIS DAY IN 1968:
|May 31, 1968 - Apparently, nothing at all happened anywhere in the world.|
good character is something you must make for yourself. It is the reward
that comes from living good principles and manifesting a virtuous and
- L. Tom Perry
|Thanks so much, Susan!|
|Thank you, Joan!|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 05/30/18:
From Chuck Jones ('66) of FL- 05/30/18:
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/20/18 - "Good and Beautiful Flowers" (#11 in a Series of 19):
Turn off your t.v.
Turn off your cell phone.
Power down your computer.
Turn off your mind chatter.
Sit still and connect to the divine.
Do this for at least ten minutes a day.
You'll be surprised at the guidance that comes through.
--A student of life
Thank you, Shari!
BONUS CHALICE AND GRAPES FILET CROCHET OR CROSS STITCH PATTERNS:
BONUS FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI RECIPE:
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE: http://www.nnhs65.com
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Ave Verum Corpus
"Ave Verum Corpus" lyrics courtesy of
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave_verum_corpus - 06/07/15
Flower Vine Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/004
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA -
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (FHS - '72) of
NC - 12/14/05
Cheyenne High School
(NV) Desert Shields Logo courtesy of
http://www.ccsd.net/schools/cheyenne/sports.htm - 02/05/08
Animated "Happy Little Rabbits We Are" clip art courtesy of http://users.bigpond.net.au/jellery/index.htm - 04/25/09
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of
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