Monthly Archives: May 2019

Music for the Fourth Sunday after Easter, 19 May 2019

Music for the Fourth Sunday after Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Cathédrales (Op. 55, No. 3) (Louis Vierne, 1870-1937)
Hymn at the Procession: Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain (Gaudeamus Pariter)
Missa Lux et origo (Vatican Gradual, Mass I)
Gregorian Mass of the Fouth Sunday after Easter: Cantate Domino
Offertory: Jubilate Deo (plainsong, mode i, with verses)
Motet at the Communion: Regina caeli
Postlude: Toccata et Fugue de la Résurrection (Léonce de Saint-Martin, 1886-1954)

Music for the Fifth Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Now the Green Blade Rises (Noël Nouvelet)
Introit: Cantate Domino (plainsong, mode vi)
Missa Lux et origo (Vatican Gradual, Mass I)
Alleluia: Dextera Domini (plainsong, mode iv)
Alleluia: Christus resurgens (plainsong, mode i)
Offertory: Jubilate Deo (plainsong, mode i)
Motet at the Offertory: Most Glorious Lord of Life (William H. Harris, 1883-1973)
Communion: Ego sum vitis vera (plainsong, mode viii)
Motet at the Communion: Christ Rising Again (Thomas Tomkins, 1572-1656)
Marian antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

Book Review: Don’t Let the Culture Raise Your Kids

St. Mary’s parishioner Marcia Segelstein has written a book entitled Don’t Let the Culture Raise Your Kids. (The book is published by Our Sunday Visitor and will be available soon in the St. Mary’s Bookstore). Quoting the biography on the book’s cover, “Marcia Segelstein has covered family issues for more than twenty-five years as a…
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May Crowning

During the month of May many parishes continue the ancient tradition of crowning a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, often referred to as a “May Crowning”. Both in the Eastern and in the Western parts of the Catholic Church the practice of depicting the Blessed Virgin Mary wearing a crown came into use in…
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Music for the Third Sunday after Easter, 12 May 2019

Music for the Third Sunday after Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ (BWV 649) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
Hymn at the Procession: The Strife Is O'er (Victory)
Missa Im Maien (Jacobus Handl, 1550-1591)
Gregorian Mass of the Third Sunday after Easter: Jubilate Deo
Motet at the Offertory: Regina caeli (Orlande de Lassus, c.1532-1594)
Motet at the Communion: In resurrectione tua (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Postlude: Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue in C Major (BWV 564) (Bach)

Music for the Fourth Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: At the Lamb's High Feast (Salzburg)
Introit: Misericordia Domini (plainsong, mode iv)
Missa Lux et origo (Vatican Gradual, Mass I)
Alleluia: Redemptionem misit Dominus (plainsong, mode ii)
Alleluia: Ego sum pastor bonus (plainsong, mode i)
Offertory: Deus, Deus meus (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Offertory: Sing ye to the Lord (Edward Bairstow, 1874-1946)
Communion: Ego sum pastor bonus (Heinrich Isaac, c.1450-1517)
Marian antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

Music for the Feast of Ss. Philip & James, 11 May 2019

Saturday, 11 May 2019, 9:00 a.m.
Music for the Feast of Ss. Philip & James
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Postlude: Improvisation
Missa Cunctipotens Genitor Deus
(Vatican Gradual, Mass IV)
Gregorian Mass of Ss. Philip & James: Exclamaverunt
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.