In my home parish, Perry Como’s version of the Our Father is sung each Sunday.
It’s sung at a faster pace but the melody and “lyrics” remain the same. I’ve read that the doxology is not part of the Lord’s Prayer but is instead something that the priest says in the EF. It’s now expected that the people will say the doxology in the OF but it’s still not part of the Lord’s Prayer. If that’s correct (and I don’t know that it is), the version we’re singing each week slides the doxology into the Lord’s Prayer and seems to make them one. Am I mistaken on this?
I sort of dread this part of the Mass. I dislike the version to begin with. But I kind of cringe when everyone grasps hands – sometimes across the aisles – and then raises them when the doxology is sung. My little ones love it.