Breathing new life into the communion rite

The Church Breaks Bread for the Communion Rite

Gary Daigle, Marty Haugen

 



This important new collection continues the groundbreaking work initiated by the renowned composers in their earlier effort, The Church Gathers. Messrs. Haugen and Daigle have carefully woven together familiar and proven liturgical music to craft meaningful ritual prayer that results in a truly integrated, engaging, and collaborative effort between liturgical ministers.

Each song in this beautiful collection provides one model of how the communion rite may be executed. Music ranges from such traditional titles as "Silent Night" and "Dona Nobis Pacem" to established contemporary hymns such as "I Am the Bread of Life," "Look Beyond," and "Now in This Banquet."

Every song and hymn in this collection is utilized to bridge a unified communion rite from fraction to postcommunion canticle and the prayer after communion. Each brilliant adaptation profoundly enhances the communion rite by offering music that is known and loved in such a manner that it contributes to a complete understanding and full participation in the rite and its song.

Contents: Take and Eat • I Am the Bread of Life • Taste and See • Now in This Banquet • We Remember • Mass of Creation: Come and Eat This Bread • Let Us Break Bread Together • May We Be One • Look Beyond • Table Prayer • We Are Many Parts • Silent Night • Dona Nobis Pacem • Gift of Finest Wheat.

Edition # Title
Price
Qty  
CD-410 The Church Breaks Bread - CD
$16.95
CS-410 The Church Breaks Bread - Cassette
$10.95
Included In These Collections
G-4960 Church Breaks Bread, The
$13.95
Related editions:
G-4024 May We Be One
Fraction Rite / Communion Song
$2.25
G-4024INST May We Be One - Instrumental Set
$7.00
G-4774 Come and Eat This Bread
Communion Rite
$1.60
G-4960 Church Breaks Bread, The
$13.95
G-4961 We Remember: Communion Rite
Communion Rite
$1.50
G-4962 Let Us Break Bread Together
Communion Rite
$1.40
G-4964 Now in this Banquet: Communion Rite
Communion Rite
$1.50
G-4964INST Now in this Banquet: Communion Rite - Instrumental Set
$7.00
G-4965 Dona nobis pacem:
Communion Rite
$1.30
G-4966 We Are Many Parts
Communion Rite
$1.60
G-4967 Silent Night: Communion Rite
Communion Rite
$1.50
G-4968 Gift of Finest Wheat
Communion Rite
$2.00
G-4968INST Gift of Finest Wheat - Instrumental Set
$7.00
G-4969 Taste and See : Communion Rite
Communion Rite
$1.40
G-5005 Look Beyond
Communion Rite
$1.20
G-5005INST Look Beyond - Instrument
$7.00
G-5006 Take and Eat
Communion Rite
$1.50
G-5032 I Am the Bread of Life / Yo Soy el Pan de Vida
Communion Rite for SATB, cantor
$2.00