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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

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

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.

Music for Vespers of the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2 September 2018

Sunday, 3 June 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Music for Second Vespers of the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite
Dixit Dominus & Psalm 109 (mode vii)
Magna opera Domini & Psalm 110 (mode iii)
Qui timet Dominum & Psalm 111 (mode iv)
Sit nomen Domini & Psalm 112 (mode vii)
Deum autem noster & Psalm 113 (mode i)
Hymn: Lucis Creator optime (plainsong, mode viii)
Magnificat antiphon: Panis quem ego dedero (mode i)
Commemoration of St. Pius X: Dum esset Summus Pontifex (plainsong, mode i)
Commemoration of St. Stephen of Hungary: Hic vir despiciens mundum (plainsong, mode viii)
O Salutaris Hostia (Werner)
Tantum ergo (French melody)
Adoremus in aeternum (plainsong, mode i)
Postlude: Improvisation

Music for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2 September 2018

Music for the Feast of St. Augustine (External Solemnity)
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Chorale Variations on Vater unser im Himmelreich (Georg Böhm, 1661-1733)
Hymn at the Procession: Word of God, Come Down on Earth (Liebster Jesu)
Missa Ob ich schon arm und elend bin (Jacobus Handl, 1550-1591)
Gregorian Mass of St. Augustine: In medio Ecclesiae
Motet at the Offertory: Justus ut palma (Gregor Aichinger, 1565-1628)
Motet at the Communion: O Doctor optime (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
Postlude: Prelude & Fugue in C Major (Böhm)

Music for the Feast of St. Augustine (observed)
and the Installation of Fr. John Ringley as Pastor of St. Mary Church
His Excellency Frank J. Caggiano, celebrant
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation (Westminster Abbey)
Introit: In medio Ecclesiae (plainsong, mode vi)
Missa Orbis factor (Vatican Gradual, Mass XI)
Gradual: Os justi (plainsong, mode i)
Alleluia: Inveni David (plainsong, mode ii)
Offertory: Justus ut palma (plainsong, mode iv)
Hymn at the Offertory: Faith of Our Fathers (St. Catherine)
Communion: Fidelis servus et prudens (plainsong, mode vii)
Hymn at the Communion: Praise to the Holiest in the Height (Newman)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (plainsong, mode v)
Organ music as above

Music for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 26 August 2018

Music for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Choral varié (Guy Ropartz, 1864-1955)
Hymn at the Procession: My Lord, My Life, My Love (Orlando Gibbons: Song 20)
Missa Che fa oggi (Gregorio Allegri, 1582-1652)
Gregorian Mass of the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Protector noster
Motet at the Offertory: Immitet Angelus Domini (Orlande de Lassus, c.1532-1594)
Motet at the Communion: Sicut lilium inter spinas I (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)
Postlude: Fugue in E minor (Ropartz)

Music for the Twenty-First Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above (Mit Freuden zart)
Introit: Inclina Domine (plainsong, mode i)
Missa Orbis factor (Vatican Gradual, Mass XI)
Gradual: Bonum est confiteri (plainsong, mode v)
Alleluia: Spiritus est qui vivificat (plainsong, mode viii)
Offertory: Exspectans exspectavi (plainsong, mode v)
Hymn at the Offertory: Jesus, My Lord, My God, My All (Sweet Sacrament)
Communion: De fructu operum (plainsong, mode vi)
Hymn at the Communion: Sacris solemniis (plainsong, mode iv)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (plainsong, mode v)
Organ music as above