Wednesday, December 9, 2015

III ADVENT (Gaudete Sunday)


All numbers given are in the maroon hymnal, except where noted.

Entrance: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding, #9  
Responsory: Isaiah 12 - R/. Cry out with joy and gladness, for among you is the Holy One of Israel (music by Owen Alstott, page 26 in missalette)
Alleluia: Alleluia "Conditor Alme Siderum" (Mode IV, adapted by BMP)
Offertory: On Jordan's Bank, #10
Sanctus: Mass XVIII (simple chant)
Memorial: Mortem Tuam Annuntiamus, Domine
Amen: adapted from Sanctus VIII
Agnus Dei: Mass XVIII (simple chant)
Communion: Magnificat (alternating versicles: odd: Tone 8, even: Ciro Grassi)
- Source: Pius X Hymnal, in which the late great Theodore Marier was a big contributor.
Meditation: Hark! the glad sound, the Savior comes, #7
- A more proper term for "Meditation hymn", as described in the General Instruction of the Roman Missal, might be "Hymn of Praise".  See below (emphasis mine).
88. When the distribution of Communion is over, if appropriate, the Priest and faithful pray quietly for some time. If desired, a Psalm or other canticle of praise or a hymn may also be sung by the whole congregation.
Recessional: O come, O come, Emmanuel, #2