Wednesday, September 2, 2015


A Memorial Mass, A First Friday Mass, a Funeral Mass, and the Sunday Masses.  That's seven Masses in all! ;)


Memorial Mass
Thursday IX-3 at 6:30 PM

Guest singer: Marissa DiBiase

Ordinary of the Mass: Mass XVIII (the simple chants that we sing in Advent and Lent)
Alleluia: Ted Marier's setting that we did in June and July

Entrance hymn: Lift high the cross, Worship #704
Psalm 23: My shepherd is the Lord, nothing indeed shall I want, Worship #32 (antiphon I)
Offertory anthem: Ave Maria, Franz Schubert
Communion anthem: Panis Angelicus, Cesar Franck
Recessional hymn: Ye watchers and ye holy ones, Worship #707

First Friday - Sacred Heart Community Mass
Friday IX-4 at 6 PM

Ordinary of the Mass: Holy Angels Mass, by yours truly, and Dresden Amen
- We debuted this Mass last fall.
Alleluia: Lucien Deiss' setting (which we've done throughout August)

Entrance hymn: O Sacred Heart, O Love Divine, on sheets provided
Psalm 100: Arise, come to your God; sing him your songs of rejoicing, Worship #53 (antiphon I)
Offertory anthem: O Sacred Heart, all-holy, tune "Innsbruck"
Communion anthem: Cor Jesu Trinitatis, tune "Gott Soll Gepriesen"
Recessional hymn: To Jesus' Heart, all-burning, on sheets provided

Funeral Mass
Saturday IX-5 at 10 AM

Ordinary of the Mass and Alleluia: same as the Thursday evening Memorial Mass, above
- Exception: the Agnus Dei for funerals --- in place of "miserere nobis" (have mercy on us) is "dona eis requiem" (grant them rest); in place of "dona nobis pacem" (grant us peace) is "dona eis requiem sempiternam" (grant them eternal rest).

Procession to casket (Introit): Requiem aeternam, Mode VI
Procession to altar: Lift high the cross, Worship #704
Psalm 63: My soul is thirsting for you, O Lord, my God, music by Fr. Samuel Weber, OSB
Offertory anthem: Ave Maria, Jacob Arcadelt
Communion proper: Lux aeterna, Mode VIII
Communion anthem: Panis Angelicus, Hungarian tune
Final Commendation: I believe that my Redeemer Lives, music by Henri St. Louis
Recessional hymn: In Paradisum, Worship #178 (in Latin)

Sunday XXIII of Ordered Time
Saturday IX-5 at 5 PM; Sunday IX-6 at 7:30, 9, and 11:15 AM

Ordinary of the Mass and Alleluia: same as the First Friday Mass, above

Entrance hymn: Your hands, O Lord, in days of old, Worship #750
Psalm 146: Praise the Lord, my soul, music by yours truly
Offertory hymn: O Christ, the healer, we have come, Worship #747
- Same tune as The glory of these forty days
Communion anthem: Like as the hart, by Vincent Novello (based on Psalm 42)
Meditation hymn: All you who seek a comfort sure, Worship #490
- Same tune as I heard the voice of Jesus say
Recessional hymn: Sing praise to the Lord, Worship #539
WHEW! ;)