ICYMI: Chanting Luke’s Passion

Every year now, for nearly 20 years, I have chanted one of the Synoptic passion narratives in our chapel service for the Monday of Holy Week. I have also received requests from pastors every year for a copy of my notation of the text, remembering it chanted when they were here as students.  I’m always happy to respond and share–it gives me a glimpse of what continues to happen in congregational liturgical life around the country. I’ve posted downloadable music for all the Synoptic accounts on concordiatheology.org, so if you are interested here is the link to the Passion according to Luke, the designated Gospel for this year in the three-year lectionary. The text is designated as the lection for Passion Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week, though I have heard a variety of uses of the chanted form throughout Holy Week. In any event, may your Lenten preparation and devotion be blessed by the presence of Jesus, the Just One, who died, who lives, who reigns forever!

Related posts

Review: Awaiting the King, by James K. A. Smith

Review: Awaiting the King, by James K. A. Smith


Review: Awaiting the King, by James K. A. Smith

In light of Dr. Smith's plenary at this year's Theological Symposium, Joel Biermann's 2019 review of his Cultural Liturgies project.

In Memoriam: Richard H. Warneck

In Memoriam: Richard H. Warneck


In Memoriam: Richard H. Warneck

Remembering the life and ministry of Concordia Seminary Professor Emeritus Richard Warneck (1935–2021).

The Artist Behind the New Stained Glass

The Artist Behind the New Stained Glass


The Artist Behind the New Stained Glass

Dale Meyer talks with Rich Buswell, the artist who designed the new windows in Concordia Seminary's Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus.

1 Comment

  1. Karl Koeppen March 15, 2019
    Reply

    the link comes up and says

    “Sorry, you are not allowed to preview drafts.”

Leave a comment