Sunday, December 17, 2006


IV Advent - December 24, 2006

HYMN: O come, divine Messiah (Venez, Divin Messie)
Kyrie: celebrant's choice
Lord, make us turn to you, let us see your face and we shall be saved (Psalm Tone 2)
Adaptations from Conditor Alme Siderum (Alleluia, Memorial)
Ave Maria/As I kneel before you (Parkinson)
People's Mass (Vermulst) (Sanctus, Agnus)
Single Amen
Chant/Snow Lord's Prayer
Rorate Caeli (Mode I)
HYMN: Sing of Mary, pure and lowly (Pleading Savior)

Christmas - December 25, 2006

11:30 PM Christmas Eve - Mini Recital of Sacred Music
1. Rejoice in the Lord always (Page)
2. Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Picardy, arr. Holst)
3. In the bleak midwinter (Darke)
4. Cantique de Noel (Adam)
5. The Worship of God in Nature (Beethoven)

4:30 PM Christmas Eve, Midnight, and 9:00 AM Christmas Day
Holy Mass
(Midnight) - Dominus dixit ad me... (Psalm Tone 8G)
(All) - HYMN: O come, all ye faithful (Adeste Fideles)
(All) - Jubilate Deo Mass chants (Gloria, Sanctus, Memorial, Agnus)
(4:30) - For ever I will sing the goodness of the Lord (Page)
(Midnight) - Today is born our Savior, Christ the Lord (Proulx/Gelineau)
(9:00) - All the ends of the earth have seen the saving power of God (Guimont)
(All) - Alleluia adapted from Divinum Mysterium
(4:30 and 9:00) - HYMN: God rest ye merry, gentlemen (English carol)
(Midnight) - Laetentur caeli (In der ist freude, adapt. Page)
(All) - Single Amen
(All) - Chant/Snow Lord's Prayer
(Midnight) - In splendoribus sanctorum... (Mode VI)
(All) - HYMN: Angels we have heard on high (Gloria)
(4:30 and Midnight) - HYMN: Silent night, holy night (Stille Nacht)
(All) - HYMN: Hark! the herald angels sing! (Mendelssohn)



Gavin said...

Did you adapt the Offertory for Christmas midnight Mass to "In Dir is Freude"? Now THAT sounds awesome! Any chance I could get a peek?

Brian Michael Page said...

Only the antiphon is adapted, and in SATB (key of G, btw). The four verses, based on Psalm 96, are set to completely original music.