Wednesday, October 9, 2013


I had forgotten to post the music for Marian devotions, in the midst of moving - it's been a bit hectic.  The music for all five Tuesdays (October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 - 7 PM) are as follows:

Entrance hymn: Worship #708 Immaculate Mary

As the Blessed Sacrament is placed on the altar: O Salutaris Hostia, setting by Anthony Werner
- While this isn't the tune that's in most hymnals, it seems to be the most popular in most parishes.

Rosary and Litany are prayed.

After the Litany: Tantum Ergo, setting by Orestes Ravanello
- a familiar setting here.

As the Blessed Sacrament is returned to the Tabernacle: Adoremus in aeternum Sanctissimum Sacramentum, Chant, Mode V
- Translation: Let us adore for ever the Most Holy Sacrament.  Psalm 117 is sung in between (in Latin), followed by the Gloria Patri (Glory be to the Father).

Recessional hymn: Worship #702 Hail, holy Queen enthroned above 


Mass Ordinary: Messa Populare Laus Tibi Christe, music by Federico Caudana
- We resumed use of this Mass last weekend.

All numbers given are in the red Worship hymnal.
All are tunes we have sung before - multiple times. ;)

Entrance hymn: #547 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty 

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 98 - The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power, music by Richard Rice

Alleluia: music by Theodore Marier (famed founder of the Boston Archdiocesan Choir School)

Offertory hymn: #750 Your hands, O Lord, in days of old 

Communion anthem: O that I had a thousand voices, music by Samuel Metzner
- Though this is the choral anthem during Communion, you are at liberty to follow along.  It's #546 in the Worship hymnal.

Meditation hymn: #758 Tantum ergo (the tune actually in the hymnal)

Recessional hymn: #494 All hail the pow'r of Jesus' Name