Monthly Archives: December 2019

Music for January 2020

All sung Masses at St. Mary's feature the full Gregorian chant Propers, as well as the Ordinary of the Mass sung in Latin to plainchant or polyphony.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
The Octave Day of Christmas
Chant Mass II, Kyrie fons bonitatis (Graduale Romanum)
Mirabile mysterium (Jacobus Handl)
O admirabile commercium (Johannes Regis)

Sunday, January 5, 2020

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
The Holy Name of Jesus
Mass for Three Voices (William Byrd)
O Jesu mi dulcissime (Felice Anerio)
O bone Jesu (Claudio Monteverdi)

Monday, January 6, 2020

6:00 p.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
Feast of the Epiphany
Mass for Five Voices (William Byrd)
Reges Tharsis (William Byrd)
Vidimus stellam (William Byrd)

Sunday, January 12, 2020

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
Feast of the Holy Family

Missa Sancta et immaculata (Francisco Guerrero)
Unam petii (William Byrd)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Tomás Luís de Victoria)

Saturday, January 18, 2020

10:15 a.m. (after 9:00 a.m. Mass)
Piano recital by Heitor Caballero (with talk on retirement planning) - Parish Center

Sunday, January 19, 2020

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
2nd Sunday after Epiphany
Missa quarti toni (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Dicit Dominus (Heinrich Isaac)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Francisco Guerrero)

11:30 a.m. Sung Mass (St. Mary's Choir)
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Chant Mass VIII: Missa de Angelis
The Call (Ralph Vaughan Williams)

Sunday, January 26, 2020

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
3rd Sunday after Epiphany
Missa Il me suffit (Orlande de Lassus)
Dextera Domini (Lassus)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Ercole Bernabei)

11:30 a.m. Sung Mass (St. Mary's Choir)
3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Chant Mass VIII: Missa de Angelis
What God ordains is always good (Johann Pachelbel)

Adoration Schedule

New Year's Day, Wednesday, January 1, there will be no Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Friday, January 3, 2020, the normal schedule resumes (weather permitting). EXPOSICIÓN DEL SANTÍSIMO SACRAMENTO Miércoles 1 de Enero: Cancelado. Viernes, 3 de Enero, 2020: Horario normal.
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Know Your Faith: Epiphany

While the Feast of the Epiphany has been traditionally celebrated on January 6th (thus completing the course of the Twelve Days of Christmas), it is in our day celebrated on the Sunday nearest January 6th. The Feast of the Epiphany is a very ancient one, and it seems that the Nativity of the Lord was…
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Advent & Christmas Schedule 2019

ADVENT & CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE 2019 SAINT MARY CHURCH, NORWALK, CT CONFESSIONS: Friday, December 20  11:30 -12:00Noon Saturday, December 21  3:00PM – 4:30PM Monday, December 23  11:30-12Noon Tuesday, December 24  11:30-12Noon Tuesday, December 31  11:30-12Noon RORATE MASS Saturday, December 21, 2019 6:00AM CHRISTMAS EVE DAY MASSES: Tuesday, December 24, 2019 8:00AM 12:10PM (Daily Mass does not…
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Las Posadas 2019: Dec. 15-23

Este año en cada posada vamos a tener un invitado especial que nos hablara sobre la importancia de rezar el rosario en familia y los misterios Gozosos. Comenzamos a las 7:00pm todos los dias con excepción del sábado que es a las 8:15pm. Aqui estan las casas para las posadas: -1. Domingo/Sunday 15. Gabriel &…
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Advent Lessons & Carols: Sun. Dec. 15 at 4PM

Gaudete Sunday (Third Sunday of Advent), December 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. With the St. Mary's Festival Choir, the Children's Carol Choir, the Coro Hispano de Santa María, and the St. Mary's Schola Cantorum. Scripture readings foretelling the coming of Christ; Music from England, Spain, France, Germany, and Colombia; Hymns and Gregorian chants of Advent. Concluding with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

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Music for December 2019

Sunday, December 1, 2019
Advent I
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Conditor (Giovanni Animuccia)
Ad te levavi (Alessandro Scarlatti)
Dominus dabit (Ludovico Balbi)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Jean L'Heritier)

Sunday, December 8, 2019
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Messe de Sainte Hildegarde
Stella splendens in monte (Llibre Vermell de Montserrat)
Mariam matrem virginem (Llibre Vermell de Montserrat)

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Advent III
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Mass for Four Voices (William Byrd)
Gaudete (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck)
Ne irascaris Domine (William Byrd)

4:00 p.m. Advent Lessons and Carols
St. Mary's Festival Choir; Children's Carol Choir; Coro Hispano de Santa María; St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Music from England, Spain, France, Germany, and Colombia
Hymns and Gregorian chants of Advent
Followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Sunday, December 22, 2019
Advent IV
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Mi-mi (Johannes Ockeghem)
Ave Maria (Robert Parsons)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Johannes Ockeghem)

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
11:30 p.m. Choral Prelude with Christmas Carols
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
12:00 a.m. Midnight Mass of Christmas
Mass in G major, K. 140 "Pastoral" (W. A. Mozart)
O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luis de Victoria)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
St. Mary's Schola Cantorum; St. Mary's Festival Choir

9:30 a.m. Mass of Christmas Day
Missa O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luis de Victoria)
O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luis de Victoria)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Palestrina)

Sunday, December 29, 2019
Sunday in the Octave of Christmas
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Ich stund an einem Morgen (Jacob Handl)
Resonet in laudibus (Lassus)
Christmas Caroling to follow at the Coffee Hour