As Martin Luther said, music is a gift and grace from God. In addition to its aesthetics, it may bring us to a place of prayerfulness, what we sometimes call wordless prayer. Stillness that opens us to the Word.
Last Sunday, the Tenth Sunday after Pentcost, Cantor Padraig McGuire shared two organ pieces. The prelude is a variation on Jesu dein Steel and the postlude is a variation on a theme by Handel. The recording is 5 1/2 minutes long.