Wednesday, December 3, 2014



Ordinary of the Mass for all Ordinary Form Masses in Advent:
- Sanctus and Agnus Dei: Mass XVIII
- Memorial Acclamation: Mortem tuam annuntiamus, Domine
- Amen: music adapted from the beginning of the Sanctus of Mass VIII
Alleluia: adapted by yours truly from the Advent chant Conditor Alme Siderum (Mode IV)

First Friday - Sacred Heart Community Mass
Friday, XII-5-14 at 6 PM

Entrance hymn: O Sacred Heart, O Love Divine, sheets provided
Psalm 27: The Lord is my light and my salvation, Worship #871
- same Psalm as for the Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A
Offertory hymn: Conditor Alme Siderum, Mode IV
- You will get to hear the actual hymn this time.  Known in English as Creator of the stars of night.
Communion hymn: Veni, veni, Emmanuel, Mode I
- Yes, this is the Latin from which O come, O come, Emmanuel is translated.
Recessional hymn: To Jesus' Heart, all-burning, sheets provided

Second Sunday of Advent - Ordinary Form
Saturday XII-6-14 at 5 PM; Sunday XII-7-14 at 7:30, 9, and 11:15 AM
All numbers given are in the Maroon Hymnal

Entrance hymn: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding, #9
Psalm 85: Lord, let us see your kindness, and grant us your salvation, music by yours truly
Offertory hymn: On Jordan's Bank, #10
Communion anthem: Wake, awake, for night is flying, #3
Meditation hymn: Come, thou long-expected Jesus, #1
Recessional hymn: O come, O come, Emmanuel, #2

Second Sunday of Advent - Extraordinary Form
Sunday XII-7-14 at 12:30 PM - Low Mass
All numbers given are in the Maroon Hymnal

Entrance hymn: On Jordan's Bank, #10
Offertory: organ improvisation on theme TBD
Communion hymn: Conditor Alme Siderum, Mode IV
Recessional hymn: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding, #9

Immaculate Conception - Ordinary Form
Monday XII-8-14 at 9 AM and 7 PM
All numbers given are in the red Worship Hymnal

And yes, although this Solemnity falls on a Monday, it is still a holy day of obligation, for some important reasons: 1) it is the patroness of our country, 2) this is one of those important events that lead to the forthcoming Nativity of our Lord.

Entrance hymn: Immaculate Mary, #702
Psalm 98: Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous deeds, Worship #1060
Offertory hymn: The angel Gabriel from heaven came, #695
Communion anthem: Ave Maria (setting TBD)
Meditation hymn: Lo! how a rose e'er blooming, #374
Recessional hymn: Hail, holy Queen enthroned above, #708