Monthly Archives: September 2018

Learn Your Faith: The Rosary

The month of October calls our attention to the Blessed Mother of our Lord, and to the Rosary, as we celebrate the Feast of the Most Holy Rosary on October 7th. The 17th century saint Louis de Montfort reasoned that because God has chosen to come into the world through the Virgin Mary, the world…
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Music for the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 30 September 2018

Music for the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Prélude (from Messe basse pour tous les temps) (Gaston Litaize, 1909-1991)
Hymn at the Procession: Jesu, the Very Thought of Thee (St. Botolph)
Missa Iste sanctus (Francisco Guerrero, 1528-1599)
Gregorian Mass of the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Salus populi
Motet at the Offertory: Ecce prandium meum (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, 1562-1621)
Motet at the Communion: Comedite panem meum (Ecce prandium, secund pars) (Sweelinck)
Postlude: Prière d’action de grâces (from Messe basse pour tous les temps) (Litaize)

Music for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: How Good the Name of Jesus Sounds (St. Peter)
Introit: Omnia quae fecisti (plainsong, mode iii)
Missa Pater cuncta (Vatican Gradual, Mass XII)
Gradual: Oculi omnium (plainsong, mode vii)
Alleluia: Paratum cor meum (plainsong, mode iii)
Offertory: Super flumina Babylonis (plainsong, mode i)
Motet at the Offertory: My Eyes for Beauty Pine (Herbert Howells, 1892-1983)
Communion: Memento verbi tui (plainsong, mode iv)
Motet at the Communion: O How Amiable (Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (plainsong, mode v)
Organ music as above

Music for Michaelmas, 29 September 2018

Saturday, 29 September 2018, 9:00 a.m.
Music for the Feast of the Dedication of the Church of St. Michael the Archangel
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Prelude: Improvisation
Messe de Tournai 
(anon, XIV C.)
Gregorian Mass of Michaelmas: Benedicite Dominum
Offertory: Stetit Angelus (plainsong, mode i, with verses)
Hymn at the Communion: Te splendor et virtus Patris (plainsong, mode ii)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (plainsong, mode i)
Postlude: Improvisation

This Mass of St. Michael will be offered as Mass of Reparation.