NATIONWISCONSIN PRIEST AUTHORS HYMN FOR 2015 WORLD MEETING

ITS FIRST AND LAST VERSES START WITH SOUND THE BELL OF HOLY FREEDOM THE THING THAT IMMEDIATELY CAME TO MIND WAS THE LIBERTY BELL, HE SAID.

PRIEST LOVES MUSIC, BUT CAN'T READ NOTES OR PLAY AN INSTRUMENT.

Ciferni holds the song sheets for Sound the Bell of Holy Freedom, which was selected to be the official hymn for the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.
Its first and last verses start with Sound the bell of holy freedom The thing that immediately came to mind was the Liberty Bell, he said.
A night earlier, at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in downtown Philadelphia, the official hymn for next year's World Meeting of Families at that Pennsylvania city was unveiled.

DE PERE, Wis. — Hoarse voice notwithstanding this week, the Rev. Andrew Ciferni wanted to make a clear distinction. "I love music, but I play no musical instrument and I cannot read music," Ciferni said. "But, I love to...

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