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Musical Meditation: A Journey of Prayer and Reflection with Fr. Cyprian Consiglio

Praise and glory be to God for an evening of soul-stirring ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ข๐œ, ๐ฉ๐ซ๐š๐ฒ๐ž๐ซ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐‹๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ง ๐ซ๐ž๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐…๐ซ. ๐‚๐ฒ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ข๐š๐ง ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ. Fr. Cyprian kickstarted the session with a song, โ€œ40 Years in the Wildernessโ€, inviting the participants to ๐ฉ๐ซ๐š๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐š ๐ง๐ž๐ฐ ๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ง๐๐ข๐ง๐  ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐†๐จ๐ during the 40-day Lenten season.


In subsequent songs, Fr. Cyprian reminded the participants to ๐ญ๐ซ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ข๐ง ๐†๐จ๐โ€™๐ฌ ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐œ๐ฒ, ๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฉ๐š๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ข๐ง ๐š๐ฌ๐ก๐ž๐ฌ, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ซ๐ž๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ง ๐ญ๐จ ๐†๐จ๐. Lent is a preparation for Easter, calling us to renew our own baptism and rise to new life from the tomb, which has become a font of life-giving living water.


Fr. Cyprian then shared about the connection between the Eucharist, the Cross, and service. Explaining the song 'Are You Ready to Drink the Cup That I Drink,' he emphasized that we can ๐ฌ๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž โ€˜๐‚๐ซ๐จ๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐‰๐ž๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ฌโ€™ ๐›๐ฒ ๐ ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ฅ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ข๐ง ๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž, being broken and poured out for the sake of the world.


The session concluded with a ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฅ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐ฆ๐ž๐๐ข๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง, inviting participants to be present to the presence of God within us, as we are the temple of the Holy Spirit. Maranatha, Come Lord Jesus! Help us to come home to ourselves, to the temple that we are, and encounter the Holy Spirit.


If you missed the enriching evening of ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ข๐œ, ๐ฉ๐ซ๐š๐ฒ๐ž๐ซ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐‹๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ง ๐ซ๐ž๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐…๐ซ. ๐‚๐ฒ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ข๐š๐ง ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ on March 16, 2024, you can now catch it on SFA YouTube Channel.



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