Review- Matt Maher’s Mass of Communion

Music Reviews
In the fall of 2011 the Catholic Church implemented a new English translation of the prayers that are spoken and sung during the mass to more accurately match the traditional Latin.  That has forced composers to write or rearrange the service music we refer to as mass parts.  Matt Maher has been a long time Lifeteen worship leader from Mesa, AZ.  He and Ike Ndolo released their new Mass of Communion with the new translation and the band I participate in here in KC recently started using this setting and have been teaching it to our congregation. This is my review from the perspective of both a musician who has played it as well as a composer who has taken on the challenge of setting this revised text. I'm going…
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