University of Notre Dame Folk Choir singing David Haas’ “Now We Remain” at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Jan. 23, 2013.
During Lent we’ve been singing one of those songs at Peace Lutheran Church that came out of Vatican II and have helped spark a liturgical renewal in Protestant churches as well as Catholic parishes. It’s a communion hymn, and it has a refrain — “We hold the death of the Lord deep in our hearts. / Living, now we remain with Jesus, the Christ ” — that, to me, sums up the Christian faith in 25 words or less. In perhaps a different way, it sums up my experience of the faith as well.
According to David Haas, a Catholic liturgist from Minnesota who wrote Continue reading ““Now We Remain” by David Haas: Full, conscious particpation from Lent into Easter”