The Byzantine Forum
Newest Members
Varyag2017, tserkov, Allen L, Mattyz, Theophilia
5405 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (crule), 62 guests, and 110 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Latest Photos
Russian Greek Catholic Global Congress
OL EuroEast II (2007) Group
Portable Icon Screen
Deacon Edward Kostraby elevation to Protodeacon
St. Thekla Vigil 2016 - Part Two (Dinine Liturgy)
Forum Statistics
Forums26
Topics34,329
Posts409,596
Members5,405
Most Online2,716
Jun 7th, 2012
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 2 of 2 1 2
#416502 - 11/20/16 08:58 PM Re: Nicene Creed recited as opposed to sung. [Re: bwbyzman]  
Joined: Nov 2016
Posts: 1
Cantor Mir Offline
Junior Member
Cantor Mir  Offline
Junior Member

Joined: Nov 2016
Posts: 1
Florida
Our local OCA church and Ruthenian church both sing the Creed and Our Father. The only difference between the two is that the OCA singing is handled by the choir, and the Ruthenians all sing together with the cantor. I prefer congregational singing with everyone participating, but can see the sense of reciting the Creed and Our Father to aid participation when singing/chanting isn't possible in a particular situation.

#416819 - 03/19/17 05:26 PM Re: Nicene Creed recited as opposed to sung. [Re: bwbyzman]  
Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 5
Julie Offline
Junior Member
Julie  Offline
Junior Member

Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 5
Front Royal, Virginia, USA

Originally Posted by bwbyzman
The explanation given by Fr. Hitchens of the seminary is that since so very few parishioners sing, either because they don't know the music or the choir does all the singing, it was thought best that at least they should all recite the Creed in common. I am happy to report that beginning this weekend the Creed will be sung at the Front Royal mission!

And a fine job we did!

Page 2 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  Alice, Father Deacon Ed, theophan 

The Byzantine Forum provides message boards for discussions focusing on Eastern Christianity (though discussions of other topics are welcome). The views expressed herein are those of the participants and may or may not reflect the teachings of the Byzantine Catholic or any other Church. The Byzantine Forum and the www.byzcath.org site exist to help build up the Church but are unofficial, have no connection with any Church entity, and should not be looked to as a source for official information for any Church. All posts become property of byzcath.org. Contents copyright - 1996-2017. All rights reserved.
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.011s Queries: 15 (0.005s) Memory: 1.6599 MB (Peak: 1.7872 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-06-29 14:20:15 UTC