The Cry of the Poor – Psalm 34

Today’s responsorial reading is from Psalm 34, which is the inspiration for the hymn “The Cry of the Poor.”  The actual response today is: “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted.”  You can hear this echoed in verse two of the hymn “to hearts broken God is near.”  Anyway, this is a beautiful rendition below:


About Jeremy

I work at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Hammond, LA. I teach part-time classes from time to time, through Loyola University in New Orleans, Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans and St. Joseph's Abbey and Seminary College. I also just finished a doctoral degree in Biblical languages through the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.
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