Month: July 2014

Pange Lingua

My 1st graders have spent the week working on Pange Lingua, a traditional Roman Catholic hymn. According to Wikipedia: Pange Lingua Gloriosi Corporis Mysterium is a hymn written by St Thomas Aquinas (1225–1274) for the Feast of Corpus Christi . It is also sung on […]

Tackling The Beatitudes 3/8

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land. -Matthew 5:5 To be meek is to be gentle, patient and ready to forgive other people. That’s a really hard concept for most children to understand, as society often depicts a meek person as one who […]

Draw Near and Take

My 1st graders have spent the last week or so learning the hymn, Draw Near and Take. We’ve listened to several variations of the hymn, and so far this is the most beautiful, thought-provoking version we’ve listened to.