Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Ascension, VII Easter, and Pentecost

Yes, we are fortunate to live in a diocese where the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ is still celebrated on the Thursday that is 40 days after Easter and is still a holy day of obligation.  Masses this Thursday are at 9 AM and 7 PM, both in the Church.
MUSIC FOR HOLY MASS

Ordinary of the Mass (all dates in this post): Cristo Risusciti (Picchi)

Ascension of the Lord
Thursday V-10 at 9 AM and 7 PM

Entrance hymn: Hail the day that sees him rise (Worship hymnal, #471)
Psalm 47: R./ God mounts his throne to shouts of joy, a blare of trumpets for the Lord (Kreutz/Gelineau)
Alleluia O Filii et Filiae (BMP) (PDF)
Offertory hymn: Crown him with many crowns (Worship hymnal, #496)
Communion responsory: R./ They shall lay their hands upon the sick... (BMP) (PDF)
Post-Communion antiphon: Regina Caeli (Worship hymnal, #443, English/Latin)
Recessional hymn: Go, make of all disciples (Worship hymnal, #628)

Seventh Sunday of Easter
Saturday V-12 at 5 PM; Sunday V-13 at 7:30, 9, and 11:15 AM

Note: At the 7:30 Mass, as part of the entrance procession, the Blessed Virgin Mary will be crowned by our First Communion class.

Entrance hymn:
(7:30 only) Hail, holy Queen enthroned above (Worship hymnal, #702)
(all others) Hail the day that sees him rise (Worship hymnal, #471)
Psalm 103: R./ The Lord has set his throne in heaven (BMP; response adapted from "Lauda Anima") (PDF)
Alleluia O Filii et Filiae (BMP) (PDF)
Offertory hymn: A hymn of glory let us sing (Worship hymnal, #469)
- NOTE: Same tune as "Ye watchers and ye holy ones", which we sang last weekend.
Communion music:
(7:30 only) responsory: R./ Father, now I come to you, alleluia, alleluia (BMP) (PDF)
(all others) The above responsory, or a setting of Ave Maria, depending on singers' availability.
Post-Communion antiphon: Regina Caeli (Worship hymnal, #443, English/Latin)
Recessional hymn:
(7:30 only) Hail the day that sees him rise (Worship hymnal, #471)
(all others) Hail, holy Queen enthroned above (Worship hymnal, #702)
Pentecost (Whitsunday)
Saturday V-19 at 5 PM; Sunday V-20 at 7:30, 9, and 11:15 AM
Note: The brass trio (this time, two trumpets and a trombone) will be on hand for all Masses except 7:30.

Entrance hymn: Come, holy Ghost (Worship hymnal, #482)
Psalm 104: R./ Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth (music in missalette, page 102)
Sequence: Come, O Holy Spirit, come (music in missalette, page 104, in English)
Alleluia O Filii et Filiae (BMP) (PDF)
Offertory hymn: Fire of God, undying flame (Worship hymnal, #474)
Communion music:
(7:30 only) responsory: R./ All were filled with the Holy Spirit, alleluia, alleluia (BMP) (PDF)
(all others) hymn/motet: Veni, Creator Spiritus (Mode VIII/Ravanello)
- Feel free to join in the even-numbered verses, which are in the Worship hymnal at #479.
Post-Communion antiphon: Regina Caeli (Worship hymnal, #443, English/Latin)
Recessional hymn: Now thank we all our God (Worship hymnal, #560)

Quod scripsi, scripsi!
BMP

Thursday, May 3, 2018

The Three-Day Weekend

First Friday (Sacred Heart Community Mass) and the Sixth Sunday of Easter!

MUSIC FOR HOLY MASS

Ordinary: Missa Cristo Risusciti (Luigi Picchi)
Alleluia O Filii et Filiae (Mode II/BMP)
- Friday versicle in missalette, page 146, to Tone 2
- Weekend versicle (PDF)

First Friday (Sacred Heart Community Mass)
Feria VI of the Fifth Week of Easter
Friday V-4 at 6 PM

The rest:
Crown him with many crowns (Maroon hymnal, #352)
Psalm 57: R./ I will give you thanks among the peoples, O Lord (missalette, page 146, Tone 2)
Ave Maria (Jacques Arcadelt) (credited also as "Jacob Arcadelt")
Ubi Caritas (Worship hymnal, #598, in Latin)
Regina Caeli (Worship hymnal, #443, English/Latin)
At the Lamb's high feast we sing (Maroon hymnal, #89)

Sixth Sunday of Easter
Saturday V-5 at 5 PM; Sunday V-6 at 7:30, 9, and 11:15 AM

The rest:
Jesus lives! thy terrors now (Maroon hymnal, #88)
Psalm 98: R./ The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving pow'r (Fr. Samuel Weber, OSB) (PDF)
Ye watchers and ye holy ones (Maroon hymnal, #599)
(7:30 only): R./ I have chosen you from the world, alleluia (BMP) (PDF)
(except 7:30): Daily, daily, sing to Mary/Omni die dic Mariae ("Omni Die")
Regina Caeli (Worship hymnal, #443, English/Latin)
Hail the day that sees him rise (Maroon hymnal, #104, second tune)

Quod scripsi, scripsi!
BMP