Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Three-Day Weekend II

This Friday: a Holy Day of Obligation - the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Patroness of the United States of America.  Masses are at 9 AM and 7 PM 


Ordinary of the Mass:
Mass XVII (Kyrie, Sanctus, Agnus Dei)
- We rehearsed this Mass setting briefly before each of the Sunday Masses, but not the Saturday Mass, last weekend (mea culpa; I apologize).  This weekend, I will make it a point to rehearse it at the Saturday Mass as well.
Mass VIII (Gloria - Friday only)
Memorial: Mortem Tuam
Amen: beginning melody of the Sanctus from Mass VIII

Alleluia "Conditor Alme" (BMP) (PDF)

The rest:

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday, XII-8, at 9 AM and 7 PM

Immaculate Mary (Worship hymnal, #708)
Psalm 98: R./ Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous deeds (Carroll/Gelineau)
The Angel Gabriel from heaven came (Worship hymnal, #695)
Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod)
Lo! how a rose e'er blooming (Worship hymnal, #374)
Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord (Worship hymnal, #534)

The Second Sunday of Advent
Saturday, XII-9, at 5 PM; Sunday, XII-10, at 7:30, 9, and 11:15 AM

Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding (Maroon hymnal, #9)
Psalm 85: R./ Lord, let us see your kindness, and grand us your salvation (BMP) (PDF)
On Jordan's bank (Maroon hymnal, #10)
(7:30 only): Psalm 147: R./ Arise, O Jerusalem, and stand on high, and behold the joy that shall come to you from your God (BMP) (PDF)
(all others) Creator alme siderum (Rossini)
Hark! the glad sound (Maroon hymnal, #7)
O come, O come, Emmanuel (Maroon hymnal, #2)