MUSIC FOR HOLY MASS
Much of this weekend will be a repeat of what we did at this time last year. Numbers given will be in the red Worship hymnal.
Sung Ordinary of the Mass:
(7:30 AM): simple chants in Latin (Gloria VIII, Sanctus XVIII, Agnus Dei XVIII)
(all other Masses): Mass of the Shepherds, music by Pietro A. Yon (the setting we used for the Masses of Christmas)
(Common to all Masses): Memorial acclamation Mortem Tuam, and Dresden Amen
Entrance hymn: While shepherds watched their flocks by night, #382 (Listen)
Responsorial Psalm: O blessed are those who fear the Lord and walk in his ways, music by Joseph Gelineau, SJ
Alleluia: same as Christmas
Offertory hymn: The First Nowell, #408
Communion anthem: Of the Father's love begotten, Chant, Mode V
- The hymn on which the Alleluia (before the Gospel) for the season is based.
Meditation hymn: See, amid the winter's snow, #375 (Listen)
Recessional hymn: Angels we have heard on high, #376