Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Mass and Vocations

The Diocese has three dinners each year for priests to bring young men that they think may have a religious vocation. They are called the St Andrew’s dinners, called that because of St Andrew’s words to St Peter with reference to Jesus: “Come and see”. This past Tuesday I brought 13 young men from St…
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Music for Vespers of Sexagesima Sunday, 4 February 2018

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Music for Second Vespers of Sexagesima Sunday

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: Vobis datum est (mode vi)
Commemoration of St. Agatha: Stans beata Agatha (mode i)
O Salutaris Hostia (Werner)
Tantum ergo (French melody)
Adoremus in aeternum (mode i)
Postlude: Improvisation

The sermon will be preached by Fr. Carleton Jones, OP

Music for Sexagesima Sunday, 4 February 2018

Music for Sexagesima Sunday
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Prélude (Op. 93/1) (Aleksandr Konstantinovich Glazunov, 1865-1936, arr. Dupré)
Hymn at the Procession: Fight the Good Fight (Duke Street)
Missa Non è lasso martire (Leonhard Lechner, c.1553-1606)
Gregorian Mass of Sexagesima: Exsurge
Motet at the Offertory: Ave Regina caelorum (Orlande de Lassus, c.1532-1594)
Motet at the Communion: In illo tempore: cum turba (Cristóbal de Morales, c.1500-1553)
Postlude: Fugue (Op. 93/2) (Glazunov)

Music for the Fifth Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: God, Whose Almighty Word (Italian Hymn)
Introit: Venite, adoremus Deum (plainsong, mode ii)
Missa Orbis factor (Vatican Gradual, Mass XI)
Gradual: Tollite hostias (plainsong, mode v)
Alleluia: Laudate Dominum (plainsong, mode ii)
Offertory: Perfice gressus meos (plainsong, mode iv)
Motet at the Offertory: Out of the Deep (Thomas Tomkins, 1572-1656)
Communion: Multitudo languentium (plainsong, mode ii)
Motet at the Communion: Litany to the Holy Spirit (Peter Hurford, b.1930)
Marian antiphon: Ave Regina caelorum (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

Music for Candlemas, 2 February 2018

Friday, 2 February 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Music for the Feast of the Purification of Our Lady (Candlemas)
(Missale Romanum of 1962)

Prelude: La Vierge et l'Enfant; Desseins eternels (from La Nativité du Seigneur) (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)

At the Blessing of Candles & Procession
At the blessing of candles: Lumen ad revelationem gentium (plainsong, mode viii), etc.
At the procession: Angularis fundamentum (Regent Square)
At the procession: Adorna thalamum (plainsong, mode vi)

At Mass
Messe cum jubilo (Maurice Duruflé, 1902-1986)
Gregorian Mass of Candlemas: Suscepimus Deus
Hymn at the Offertory: Ave Regina caelorum (Leonel Power, 1370-1445)
Motet at the Communion: Quem terra, pontus, aethera (William Byrd, 1540-1623)

Postlude: Fantaisie-Improvisation sur l’Ave maris stella (Charles Tournemire, 1870-1939)

St. Mary's Schola Cantorum

Music for the Feast of St. John Bosco, 31 January 2018

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Music for the Feast of St. John Bosco
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Prelude: Improvisation
Gregorian Mass of St. John Bosco: Dedit illi Deus
Kyrie, Sanctus, Agnus Dei: Missa Puerorum (Op. 62) (Josef Gabriel Rheinberger, 1839-1901)
Gloria: Missa Sincere in memoriam (Op. 187) (Rheinberger)
Motet at the Offertory: Ave Maria (Edward Elgar, 1857-1934)
Motet at the Communion: Ave verum corpus (Elgar)
Postlude: Master Tallis's Testament (Herbert Howells, 1892-1983)

St. Cecilia Student Schola

Music for Septuagesima Sunday, 28 January 2018

Music for Septuagesima Sunday
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Sicilienne (Op. 53, No. 2) (Louis Vierne, 1870-1937)
Hymn at the Procession: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Blaenwern)
Missa Simile est regnum caelorum (Alonso Lobo, 1555-1617)
Gregorian Mass of Septuagesima: Circumdederunt me
Motet at the Offertory: Simile est regnum caelorum à 4 (Francisco Guerrero, 1528-1599)
Motet at the Communion: Et egressus (Simile est, secunda pars) (Guerrero)
Postlude: Carillon de Westminster (Op. 54, No. 6) (Vierne)

Music for the Fourth Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Blaenwern)
Introit: Laetetur cor (plainsong, mode ii)
Missa Orbis factor (Vatican Gradual, Mass XI)
Gradual: Quis sicut Dominus (plainsong, mode v)
Alleluia: Adorabo ad templum (plainsong, mode vii)
Offertory: Bonum est confiteri (plainsong, mode viii)
Motet at the Offertory: Verily, Verily I Say Unto You (Thomas Tallis, c.1505-1585)
Communion: Illumina (plainsong, mode i)
Motet at the Communion: Domine exaudi orationem meam (Orlande de Lassus, c.1532-1594)
Marian antiphon: Alma Redemptoris Mater (plainsong, mode v)
Organ music as above

Teen Catechism Feb. 1

St. Mary's Teen Catechism for Teens and Young Adults of College Age Thursday, Feb. 1st  6:00 p.m. Rosary in the Chapel 6:30 p.m. Conversation, Pizza & Salad 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Talk led by Fr. Cipolla in the Parish Building 8:15 p.m. Evening Ends Promptly This Month's Topic "Come and See" Evangelization: The First Steps…
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The Shrine of Our Lady of Norwalk

Many of our parishioners have told me how much they love the statue of Our Lady of Norwalk. It is wonderful to see so many people lighting candles at the Lady Altar at all times of the day. You will remember that Bishop Caggiano came to St Mary’s to bless and dedicate the statue as…
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