Monthly Archives: May 2017

Music for Second Vespers of Pentecost, 4 June 2017

Sunday, 4 June 2017, 5:00 p.m. Music for Second Vespers of Pentecost Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite Dum complerentur & Psalm 109 (mode iii) Spiritus Domini & Psalm 110 (mode viii) Repleti sunt omnes & Psalm 111 (mode viii) Fontes et omnia & Psalm 112 (mode i) Loquebantur & Psalm 116 (mode vii) Hymn: Veni Creator Spiritus (plainsong, mode viii) Magnificat antiphon: Hodie…
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Music for Pentecost, 4 June 2017

Music for Pentecost (Whitsunday) (Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.) Prelude: Improvisation Hymn at the Procession: Come Down, O Love Divine (Down Ampney) Missa Repleatur os meum laude tua (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, c.1525-1594) Gregorian Mass of Pentecost: Spiritus Domini Hymn at the Offertory: Veni Creator Spiritus (plainsong, mode viii) Motet at the Communion: Loquebantur variis linguis (Peter Philips, c.1560-1628) Postlude: Choral varié sur…
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Music for the Feast of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 31 May 2017

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Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Music for the Feast of the Queenship of the BMV
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Prelude: Improvisation
Hymn at the Procession: Holy Light on Earth's Horizon (Blaenwern)
Missa Puerorum (Josef Rheinberger, 1839-1901)
Gregorian Mass of the Queenship of the BMV: Gaudeamus
Motet at the Offertory: Ave Maria (Robert Parsons, c.1530-1572)
Motet at the Communion: Ave mundi gloria (Jean Langlais, 1907-1991)
Postlude: Prelude & Fugue in G Major (BWV 541) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)

The Choir of St. Paul's, Harvard Square
John Robinson, Director & Organist

The St. Mary's Student Schola
David Hughes, Director & Organist

Music for the Sunday in Ascensiontide, 28 May 2017

Music for the Sunday in Ascensiontide (Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.) Prelude: Alléluias sereins d’une âme qui désire le ciel [Serene alleluias from a soul longing for heaven] (from L’Ascension) (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992) Hymn at the Procession: Look, O Look, the Sight Is Glorious (Bryn Calfaria) Missa Ascendens Christus (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611) Gregorian Mass of the Sunday in…
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Once Again about Silence

We look forward to Bishop Caggiano’s presence at St. Mary’s to bestow the Sacrament of Confirmation on our young people on May 27 at 4 p.m. This is the first time the bishop will confer the Sacrament in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, that is, the Traditional Roman Mass. Under the guidance of…
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The Appearance of Jesus

The readings at Mass for the first part of Eastertide describe the appearances of Jesus after the Resurrection. He appeared to a number of people including Mary Magdalene, the apostles, and others. The question arises often: why did he not appear to his Mother? It is true that he may have but we have no…
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Music for Confirmations, 27 May 2017

Saturday, 27 May 2017, 4:00 p.m. Music for Confirmations Rev. Richard G. Cipolla, celebrant The Most Rev. Frank Caggiano, homilist (Missale Romanum of 1962) Prelude: Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, heiliger Geist (BWV 667) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750) Responsory at the Reception of the Bishop: Ecce sacerdos magnus (plainsong, mode viii) Hymn at the Vesting of the Bishop: Veni Creator Spiritus (plainsong,…
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Music for Ascension Thursday, 25 May 2017

Music for Ascension Thursday (Missale Romanum of 2002, 12:10 p.m.) Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII) Alleluia: Dominus in Sina (plainsong, mode viii) Offertory: Ascendit Deus (plainsong, mode i) Communion: Data est mihi (plainsong, mode i) Marian Antiphon: Regina cæli (plainsong, mode vi) Music for Ascension Thursday (Missale Romanum of 1962, 5:30 p.m.) Prelude: Improvisation Hymn at the Procession: Hail the Day That Sees…
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Music for Second Vespers of the Ascension, 25 May 2017

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:45 p.m. Music for Second Vespers of the Ascension Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite Viri Galilaei & Psalm 109 (mode vii) Cumque intuerentur & Psalm 110 (mode viii) Elevatis manibus & Psalm 111 (mode iv) Exaltate Regem regum & Psalm 112 (mode viii) Videntibus illis & Psalm 116 (mode viii) Hymn: Salutis humanae Sator (plainsong, mode iv) Magnificat…
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