Friday, December 22, 2017

IV Advent and Christmas at Sacred Heart


The Fourth Sunday of Advent
Saturday, XII-23 at 5 PM; Sunday, XII-24 at 7:30, 9, and 11:15 AM

O come, divine Messiah ("Venez, Divin Messie")
Kyrie XVII
Psalm 89: R./ For ever I will sing the goodness of the Lord (BMP) (PDF)
Alleluia "Conditor Alme" (adapt. BMP) (PDF)
O come, O come, Emmanuel ("Veni, Veni, Emmanuel"/Mode I)
Sanctus XVII
Mortem tuam annuntiamus, Domine
Amen (adapted from the beginning of Sanctus VIII)
Agnus Dei XVII
(except 7:30) Rorate Caeli (Rossini)
(7:30 only) Behold, a Virgin shall conceive (BMP) (PDF)
Lo! how a Rose e'er blooming ("Es ist ein' Ros")
See, amid the winter's snow ("Humility")

Christmas: The Nativity of the Lord
Sunday, XII-24 at 5 and 10 PM; Monday, XII-25 at 9 and 11:15 AM

Prelude (to begin approximately 20 minutes before each Mass)
1. Tu scendi della stelle (traditional Italian)
2. Break forth, O beauteous heavenly light (Schöp, arr. J.S. Bach)
3. Gaudete, Christus est natus (Piae Cantationes, 1582, arr. BMP)
4. Tollite Hostias (Saint-Saëns)
5. La Pastorale di Couperin (Allegra)

O come, all ye faithful ("Adeste, Fideles"; arr. Willcocks)
Gloria (Mass of the Shepherds)
Psalm 96: R./ Today is born our Savior, Christ the Lord (Proulx/Gelineau)
Alleluia "Divinum Mysterium" (adapt. BMP) (PDF)
Hark! the herald angels sing ("Mendelssohn"; arr. Willcocks)
Sanctus (Mass of the Shepherds)
Mortem tuam annuntiamus, Domine
Dresden Amen
Agnus Dei (Mass of the Shepherds)
Hallelujah! (Handel, from "Messiah")
Silent Night ("Stille Nacht")
Joy to the world ("Antioch")

Merry and blessed Christmas to all who read this!

Quod scripsi, scripsi!

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