TCC Playlist: Kyrie by Emmylou Harris & John Paul White

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The Civil Wars and Emmylou Harris

Catholics pray an ancient prayer in Greek at every liturgy. It’s called the “Kyrie” or “Kyrie Eleison” and it means “Lord, have mercy.” This way of invoking God’s pity, pre-dates Christianity, and has its roots in JudaismAt every Mass we say or sing, Kyrie eleison (Lord, have mercy) Christe eleison (Christ, have mercy)Kyrie eleison (Lord, have mercy). With so much violence, war, and terror, in Paris and around the world, we can’t stop saying or singing these words. Listen to Emmylou Harris and John Paul White‘s take on this ancient song, watch a video & see photos after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: From This Valley by The Civil Wars

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The Civil Wars

“O Jesus carry me.”

JJoy Williams got started as a Christian recording artist. The Civil Wars, Joy Williams and John Paul White, broke up in 2014, but we’re still singing their Gospel duet from “Mercyland: Hymns for the Rest of Us.” Listen here & support our site.

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