Wednesday, August 13, 2014


Seven Masses in four days!

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (a holy day of obligation):
Thursday VIII-14 at 6 PM; Friday VIII-15 at 9 AM and 7 PM.

Parish Feast honoring SS. Pietro Martire and Dominico Abate of Fornelli:
Saturday VIII-16 at 5 PM (Readings are for Sunday XX) (Brass will be on hand!)

Sunday XX: Sunday VIII-17 at 7:30, 9, and 11:15 AM


Sung Ordinary of the Mass for all Assumption Masses and the three Sunday morning Masses are the same as we've been doing for the past few weeks.
Sung Ordinary of the Mass for the Saturday Mass (Parish Feast) will be Missa Populare "Laus Tibi Christe", which we normally do during the June solemnities and the last few weeks of the Year (November).
The Alleluia for all Masses is the same throughout as the last few weeks.

Numbers given on all days are in the red Worship hymnal.

ASSUMPTION (Thursday/Friday):

Entrance hymn: Hail, holy Queen enthroned above, #702
Psalm 45: The queen stands at your right hand, arrayed in gold, music by yours truly
Offertory hymn: O Sanctissima, #712
Communion anthem: Ave Maria, music by Franz Schubert (solo: Elaine)
Meditation hymn: Salve Regina, #703
Recessional hymn: Ye watchers and ye holy ones, #707

PARISH FEAST (Saturday):

Entrance hymn: For all the saints, #705
Psalm 67: O God, let all the nations praise you, music by Owen Alstott (as written in missalette)
Offertory hymn: By all your saints still striving, #706
- same tune as All glory, laud, and honor, a staple on Palm Sunday.
Communion anthem: I cieli immensi, music by Benedetto Marcello
- based on Psalm 19 (The heavens declare the glory of God...)
Meditation hymn: Jesus, my Lord, my God, my All, #488
Recessional hymn: Holy God, we praise thy Name, #524

SUNDAY XX (Sunday Morning):

Entrance hymn: Praise, my soul, the King of heaven, #530
Psalm 67: same as Saturday, above
Offertory hymn: Your hands, O Lord, in days of old, #750
Communion anthem: I cieli immensi, music by Benedetto Marcello
Meditation hymn: How good the Name of Jesus sounds, #610 (Listen)
Recessional hymn: How shall they hear the word of God, #629 (Listen)