Peace Blessing / Dona Nobis Pacem

Chris de Silva

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Cantor, Solo, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Separate Instruments: Oboe, Violin, Cello, Guitar

Tune Name: Dona nobis pacem

Text Source: Trad.; the word "peace" in a variety of languages

Music Source: Trad.

Series: Celebration

Difficulty Level: E

Description:

Combining the traditional Dona nobis pacem with a new text and melody by Chris de Silva, this piece—written as a closing blessing for an evening prayer service at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress—is ideal for retreats, contemplative prayer, reconciliation services, Liturgy of the Hours, and the Rite of Sending. It includes the word “peace” in 18 languages. (Don’t worry; there’s a pronunciation guide included!)

Categories: Choral Vocal

Rites: Anointing of the Sick, Blessing, Mission Sending, Penance / Reconciliation

Topical: Peace

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English; Latin; Others

Format: Octavo

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