The Christmas Mass schedule is as follows:Saturday (Christmas Eve): 5 and 10 PM
Sunday (Christmas Day): 9 and 11:15 AM (no 7:30 Mass)
Brass trio will be on hand at all Masses.
There will be a prelude of sung sacred Christmas music starting approximately 20 minutes before all Masses!
1. Bel Bambino (traditional Italian, arr. Peloquin)
2. Gaudete! Christus est Natus (Piae Cantationes, 1582, arr. BMP)
3. Tollite Hostias (Saint-Saëns)
4. Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light (Schop, arr. J.S. Bach)
5. La Pastorale di Couperin (Allegra)
MUSIC FOR HOLY MASS:
Ordinary: Mass of the Shepherds (Yon)
Psalm 96: R./ Today is born our Savior, Christ the Lord (Proulx/Gelineau)
Alleluia "Divinum Mysterium" (Mode V, adapt. BMP) (PDF)
Voluntaries (both with brass):
Elevations: Fanfare in B-flat (Ferguson)
Postlude: Nöel Suisse (Daquin)
O come, all ye faithful ("Adeste Fideles", arr. Willcocks)
Hark! the herald angels sing ("Mendelssohn", arr. Willcocks)
Hallelujah (Handel, from Messiah)
Silent Night ("Stille Nacht")
Joy to the World ("Antioch")
Best wishes to all readers and their families for a merry and blessed Christmas!
Quod scripsi, scripsi!