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I Am the Wheat of Christ

Composer: Rev. Chrysogonus Waddell, OCSO
Format: Print
Voicing: Assembly; Cantor
Instruments: Organ
Product: 007281
Unit: EA
Price: $1.15
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Father Chrysogonus' gift of marrying text with melody is apparent once again in "I Am the Wheat of Christ." This melodious Eucharist piece is based on the writings of Ignatius of Antioch. From the recording Witness of the Saints, CD WLP 007278, music collection WLP 007279.
Topic:  Body and Blood of Christ; Communion; Corpus Christi; Glory of God; Holy Spirit; Holy Thursday; Love; Salvation
Liturgical Season:  Easter
Sunday of the Year:  Easter 6 Year B
Rites and Devotion:  Confirmation
”Although the refrain is ten measures long, after several encounters with it, any assembly will have memorized it for use during the Communion procession.” -- James Callahan, pianist, organist, composer, and professor of music at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN), Pastoral Music, November 2005
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