May I change the responsorial psalm?


#1

For the Responsorial Psalm, will it be appropriate to use Christopher Walker’s arrangement of “Like a child rests in its mother’s arms, so will I rest in you” instead of “Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord?” I chose the first one due to the simplicity of the melody, ease in singing, and content referring to children.


#2

Dear C,

The Church allows for such adjustments regarding music and the responsorial psalm.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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