Monthly Archives: September 2018

Music for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 23 September 2018

Music for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Chant de Paix (Jean Langlais, 1907-1991)
Hymn at the Procession: God Everlasting, Wonderful and Holy (Diva Servatrix)
Missa Scarco di doglia (Orlande de Lassus, c.1532-1594)
Gregorian Mass of the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Da pacem Domine
Motet at the Offertory: Ave verum corpus (prima pars) (Josquin des Prez, c.1450-1521)
Motet at the Communion: Cujus latus / O dulcis (Ave verum, secunda et tertia pars) (Josquin)
Postlude: "Big" Praeludium in E minor (BWV 847) (Nicolaus Bruhns, 1665-1697)

Music for the Twenty-Fifth Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002)
Hymn at the Procession: Praise to the Lord (Lobe den Herren)
Introit: Salus populi (plainsong, mode iv)
Missa Pater cuncta (Vatican Gradual, Mass XII)
Gradual: Prope est Dominus (plainsong, mode v)
Alleluia: Confitemini Domino (plainsong, mode ii)
Offertory: Si ambulavero (plainsong, mode viii)
Motet at the Offertory: Thou Knowest, Lord, the Secrets of Our Hearts (Henry Purcell, 1659-1695)
Communion: Tu mandasti (plainsong, mode v)
Motet at the Communion: Richard de Castre’s Prayer to Jesus (R.R. Terry, 1865-1938)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (plainsong, mode v)
Organ music as above

Youth Group

St. Mary's Youth Group will start on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All students in 7th grade through 12th grade are welcome. Deacon Steve (203) 866-7429 ext. 112   2018–2019 Youth Group Schedule view/download as a PDF
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Music for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, 16 September 2018

Music for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Intermezzo and Adagio from Symphony No. 3 (Op. 28) (Louis Vierne, 1870-1937)
Hymn at the Procession: Thus Saith the First, the Great Command (Germany)
Missa Ecce quam bonum (Hans Leo Hassler, 1564-1612)
Gregorian Mass of the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost: Justus es Domine
Motet at the Offertory: Cantate Domino (Hassler)
Motet at the Communion: O sacrum convivium (Stefano Felis, 1538-1603)
Postlude: Final from Symphony No. 3 (Vierne)

Music for the Twenty-Fourth Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: O God, Beyond All Praising (Thaxted)
Introit: Da pacem Domine (plainsong, mode i)
Missa Orbis factor (Vatican Gradual, Mass XI)
Gradual: Laetatus sum (plainsong, mode vii)
Alleluia: Timebunt gentes (plainsong, mode i)
Offertory: Sanctificavit Moyses (plainsong, mode v)
Motet at the Offertory: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
Communion: Qui vult venire (plainsong, mode i)
Motet at the Communion: The secret of Christ (Richard Shephard, b.1949)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (plainsong, mode v)
Organ music as above

Learn Your Faith: Introduction to the Devout Life

Last week we recommended Thomas a Kempis’ classic on the spiritual life “The Imitation of Christ” as a possible choice of “just the right book” for summertime park- bench or seaside leisure/spiritual reading. This week’s selection, “An Introduction to the Devout Life” (sometimes called “Philothea”), by St. Francis De Sales (1567- 1622) is another of…
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Music for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9 September 2018

Music for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Vater unser im Himmelreich (BWV 682) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
Hymn at the Procession: All My Hope On God Is Founded (Michael)
Missa Orbis factor (Vatican Gradual, Mass XI)
Gregorian Mass of the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Miserere mihi Domine
Motet at the Offertory: Domine non sum dignus (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
At the Communion: Ego sum panis vivus (Lodovico Agostini, 1534-1590)
Postlude: Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 538) (Bach)

Music for the Twenty-Third Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: O God, Our Help in Ages Past (St. Anne)
Introit: Justus es Domine (plainsong, mode i)
Missa Orbis factor (Vatican Gradual, Mass XI)
Gradual: Beata gens (plainsong, mode i)
Alleluia: Domine, exaudi orationem meam (plainsong, mode vii)
Offertory: Oravi Deum meum (plainsong, mode iv)
Hymn at the Offertory: How Shall I Sing That Majesty (Coe fen) (Kenneth Naylor, 1931-1991)
Communion: Vovete et reddite (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Communion: All My Hope On God Is Founded (Michael)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (plainsong, mode v)
Organ music as above

Music for the Mass in Honor of Our Lady of Good Health, 8 September 2018

Saturday, 8 September 2018, 11:00 a.m.
Music for the Mass in Honor of Our Lady of Vailankanni
(Missale Romanum of 2002)
Prelude: Improvisation
Hymn at the Procession: Awaaz Uthayenge
Missa Deus Genitor alme (Vatican Gradual, Mass XVIII)
Hymn at the Offertory: Anpotu vantom kanikkai tantom
Communion: Beata viscera (plainsong, mode i)
Hymn at the Communion: Mujhe na chaha koi
Hymn at the Communion: Anpane viraivil va
Hymns at Benediction: O Salutaris (Werner); Tantum ergo (plainsong, mode iii)
Hymn at the Procession: Ave Maria
Hymn at the Procession: Immaculate Mary (Lourdes hymn)

Music for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady, 8 September 2018

Saturday, 8 September 2018, 9:00 a.m.
Music for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Prelude: Improvisation
Missa cum jubilo (Vatican Gradual, Mass IX)
Gregorian Mass of the Nativity of Our Lady: Salve sancta parens
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (plainsong, mode v)
Postlude: Improvisation

The second Saturday of every month is a Missa cantata celebrated
for the intentions of the Gospel of Life Society at St. Mary’s.

Thanks and Announcements

A Note from Father Ringley (Apuntes del Padre Ringley): Thank you to all who helped with the preparation of the festivities connected with my installation on Sunday, September 2nd. I look forward to serving St. Mary’s church to the best of my ability.

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