“Cross of Our Hope” – song that honors Blessed Moreau

The University of Notre Dame’s student newspaper, the Observer ran an article on Oct. 27 about a song that honors Congregation of Holy Cross founder Blessed Basil Moreau. A portion of that article appears below …

Director of folk choir speaks at Saint Mary’s

Composer Steve Warner said it is exciting to watch different communities adapt and work with his song “Cross of Our Hope” in a lecture at Saint Mary’s Wednesday evening.

“Once you write a piece, it belongs to the Church. They take the insight and wrap it around their own flavors,” he said. “That’s the Holy Spirit at work.”

Warner, the founder and director of the Notre Dame Folk Choir, composed the piece in honor of the beatification of Blessed Basil Anthony Moreau, who founded the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Read more of the Observer’s article by Julia Harris on their website.

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