Your Sunday Hymn: Lord Send Out Your Spirit

I have a special treat you you this Pentecost Sunday: An original arrangement of the psalm, “Lord Send Out Your Spirit” by  Glen Shulfer (of Union Man! fame).

Text from Psalm 104. Featuring Mary Lee McNally, Alto.

A hymn I especially love to sing once a year is the Sequence of Pentecost; Veni Sancte Spiritus (Come, Holy Spirit), a medieval sequence usually attributed to either the thirteenth-century Pope Innocent III or to the Archbishop of Canterbury Stephen Langton:

Veni Sancte Spiritus is one of only four medieval Sequences which were preserved in the Missale Romanum published in 1570 following the Council of Trent (1545-63). Before Trent many feasts had their own sequences.[2] It is still sung today.

Here’s another one with alternating male and female voices:

Lyrics:

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