Publication Date

2016

Abstract

The Faces of Mercy explores the theological theme of mercy in a newly created performance-piece by composer George Palmer, poet Kevin Brophy, painter Nike Arrighi Borghese, a video-art installation by producer/director Michael Campbell, and additional text based on the writings of Pope Francis and the psalms by Clare Johnson in collaboration with Michael Campbell.

Part 1: Despair, Desolation

  1. De profundis
  2. Psalm 69:1-3
  3. On the face of the deep
  4. Psalm 69:13c-15, 19-21,29a
  5. Our Human Hands
  6. From the Book of Examples
  7. From the Book of Examples Psalm 70:2
  8. Save us O Lord
  9. Psalm 69:1-3
  10. Elena
  11. Ps 69:16-18 Answer me, O Lord
  12. Kyrie Eleison

Part 2: Parson, Hope

  1. In the presence of the Lion
  2. No words of scorn
  3. Viator
  4. Psalm 67:7-11, Psalm 51:1-2, 6-7, 9
  5. Everything about to happen
  6. Isa 43:1-3

Part 3: Mercy, Love

  1. Meditation: part 1
  2. Grace
  3. Meditation: part 2 Merciful
  4. The words of Pope Francis
  5. All Bread
  6. A Figure
  7. The words of Pope Francis: Agents of Mercy
  8. The Mystery of Mercy
  9. The Pilgrim Way

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