Ubi caritas et amor

Ubi caritas et amor. Taizé Community, from the Latin liturgy for Maundy Thursday. This brief Latin chant, ‘Ubi caritas et amor, ubi caritas, Deus ibi est’, is a text with Gregorian chant of the early Christian church, used as an antiphon of the early Latin Office Hymn in the liturgy for Maundy Thursday, and associated with the ceremony of washing the feet. In modern times it has achieved world-wide popularity since it was used by Jacques Berthier* for the Taizé* Community, Although its origins were with the liturgy of Maundy Thursday, its general theme that God is present wherever love and kindness are found makes it suitable for all occasions. In English translation it was printed in...

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