|05/26/16 - NNHS Newsletter - The Feast of Corpus Christi|
“This food we call the Eucharist, of which no one is allowed to partake
except one who believes that
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Not only is today The Feast of Corpus Christi (which is celebrated in the United States on a different day from the rest of the world), but Lag BaOmer began last night AND John Wayne's 109th Birthday is today. You know what that means, doncha? That's right, triple homework! Sorry, but learning never ends and school is still in session.
BONUS #1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_B40IyC6Bs - Mass for the Solemn Feast of Corpus Christi - Pope Francis from the Vatican - 2015.06.04
BONUS #2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqH1bicJkBQ - Feast of Corpus Christi - "On the Feast of Corpus Christi (the Body and Blood of Christ), we celebrate the real presence of Christ among us in the elements of the Eucharist. Father James Gardiner, reminds us that, like the consecrated Bread and Wine, we are challenged to be, ourselves, a real presence of Christ in the world."
BONUS #3 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvFUw9HvRf8 - Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus
BONUS #4 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWCtlGK9UZg - William Byrd's Ave Verum Corpus - Christ Church Cathedral Choir
|"Ave verum corpus" is a
hymn that has been set to music by various composers. It dates from
the 14th century and has been attributed to
Pope Innocent VI.
The poem is a meditation on the Catholic belief in Jesus's Real Presence in the sacrament of the Eucharist, and ties it to the Catholic conception of the redemptive meaning of suffering in the life of all believers.
Musical settings include Mozart's motet Ave verum corpus (K. 618), as well as settings by William Byrd and Sir Edward Elgar. Not all composers set the whole text. For example, Mozart's setting finishes with "in mortis examine", Elgar's with "fili Mariae". There is a version by Franz Liszt [Searle 44], and also ones by Camille Saint-Saëns, Orlande de Lassus, Imant Raminsh, Alexandre Guilmant, Colin Mawby, Malcolm Archer and Jack Gibbons. Liszt also composed a fantasy on Mozart's work, preceded by a version of Allegri's celebrated Miserere, under the title À la Chapelle Sixtine [Searle 461 – two versions]. Versions of this fantasy for orchestra [Searle 360] and piano four-hands [Searle 633] follow closely the second version for piano. The is also a version for organ [Searle 658] with the title Evocation à la Chapelle Sixtine. The text is even used in an opera, Francis Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites (there is also "Ave verum corpus", a separate work by Poulenc dated 1952). Mozart's version, with instruments only, was adapted by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as one of the sections of his Mozartiana, a tribute to Mozart. The Vienna Boys' Choir (Wiener Sängerknaben) made some notable recordings of Mozart's "Ave verum corpus" in the 20th century. From the 21st century there is a setting by the Swedish composer Fredrik Sixten.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Stacy Dorn Davis ('64) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Mary Johnson Weaver ('57)!
Happy Birthday this
29 - Donna Chadwell Nunemaker ('64) of VA and FL AND Dee Hodges Bartram ('66) of VA;
Mickey Spivey ('65) of FL
Chuck Jones ('66) of Northern VA;
31 - Calmet Sawyer ('57) AND JoAnn Houston Parrott ('61) of NC AND Edna Whitcomb Harrison ('65) of VA AND Kathy Reece Burke (Warwick HS - '72);
01 - Dawn _____ Yevak of VA;
02 - Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA AND Linda Booth Reed ('63) AND Connie McGhee Soles ('63) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|May 26, 1940 - U.S. President Roosevelt made a radio
appeal to the Red Cross due to the dire straits of Belgian and French civilians.
May 26, 1940 - Battle of Dunkirk – In France, Allied forces began a massive evacuation from Dunkirk, France. The evacuation was known as Operation Dynamo.
May 26, 1940 - The Siege of Calais ended with the surrender of the British and French garrison.
May 26, 1942 - The
Battle of Bir Hakeim (also known as the
Battle of Gazala) began.
THIS DAY IN 1966:
Thursday, May 26, 1966 - British Guiana gained independence, becoming Guyana.
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 05/23/15:
matters most is what lasts longest.”
Thanks so much, Susan!
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 05/25/16 - "What will matter.......":
|What will matter......
Click on the first picture when it appears and
then it will automatically continue from there. This is one of the
most beautiful e-mails I have received lately.
From Linda May Bond Crayton ('66) of VA - 05/25/16:
|SADLY TRUE! Thank you, Linda May!|
“Serkin was so sick he almost died for three days.”
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar 1985)
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 04/29/16 - "Photos Without Words" (#26 in a Series of 30):
Sometimes Photos Need No Words
INDEED! Thanks, Haul Party!
Signs & Symbols - "These cross stitch patterns are
downloadable from the internet. You can literally buy your chart online,
purchase your supplies separately and begin stitching in the same day.
The photos below depict how the finished work will look. Once purchased
and payment approved your pattern will be available on our website for
you to download to your computer and print." -
Several designs, for a slight fee...
BONUS FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI RECIPE:
Fromwww.ajokeaday.com - 05/24/15:
"The female dormitory will be out-of-bounds for
all male students, so too the male dormitory to the female students.
Anybody caught breaking this rule will be fined $20 the first time.
Anybody caught breaking this rule the second time will be fined $60.
Being caught a third time will incur a hefty fine of $180. Are there any
DATES TO REMEMBER:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/24/16
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to email@example.com; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Ave Verum Corpus
Ave verum corpus, natum
de Maria Virgine,
vere passum, immolatum
in cruce pro homine
cuius latus perforatum
fluxit aqua et sanguine:
esto nobis praegustatum
in mortis examine.
O Iesu dulcis, O Iesu pie,
O Iesu, fili Mariae.
Miserere mei. Amen.
Hail, true Body, born
of the Virgin Mary,
who having truly suffered, was sacrificed
on the cross for mankind,
whose pierced side
flowed with water and blood:
May it be for us a foretaste [of the Heavenly banquet]
in the trial of death.
O sweet Jesus, O holy Jesus,
O Jesus, son of Mary,
have mercy on me. Amen.
"Ave Verum Corpus" lyrics courtesy of
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave_verum_corpus - 06/07/15
Image of Chalice and Grapes courtesy of http://communityofcatholicbloggers.blogspot.com/2011/06/modern-day-miracle-of-eucharist.html - 06/05/15
Flower Vine Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/004
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the late Herbert Hice of MI, one of my Famous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
courtesy of Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 08/28/09
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket/ - 05/23/16
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