What if you were to combine the worst elements of traditional Catholic hymns (and the worst element I can think of is, "It's in a language the singers often don't understand") with the worst elements of hippie Catholic folk-pop (which I don't think need listing)?
I suppose I should be pleased the song's in Latin, since that's the official language of the Roman Rite, but honestly, it really doesn't gain anything in translation. A sarcastic commenter responded, "Very generous of you! Now we who love the Extraordinary Form can sing it at Mass too! Thank you so much! :)" Because that's what the Extraordinary Form needed.
There are two kinds of questions - Those which are asked to find things out and those which are asked to keep from finding things 0ut. We are discussing them over at the Register.
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