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Music for January 2021

All sung Masses at St. Mary's include the full Gregorian chant Propers, as well as the Ordinary of the Mass sung in Latin to plainchant or polyphony.
Friday, January 1, 2021: Mary, Mother of God/Octave Day of the Nativity

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Agnus Dei (Thomas Morley)
O magnum mysterium (Victoria)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
Missa O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Agnus Dei (Thomas Morley)
O magnum mysterium (Victoria)
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Sunday, January 3, 2021: Epiphany/Holy Name of Jesus

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Mass for Three Voices (William Byrd)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Wednesday, January 6, 2021: Feast of the Epiphany

Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. (Latin) and 12:10 p.m. (English)
Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)

7:00 p.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Messe de Henri Dumont (Alexandre Guilmant)
Videntes stellam (Francis Poulenc)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Tomás Luís de Victoria)

Sunday, January 10, 2021: Baptism of the Lord/Feast of the Holy Family

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Mass for Four Voices (Thomas Tallis)
Fili quid fecisti (Tielman Susato)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
Missa O quam gloriosum (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Sunday, January 17, 2021: 2nd Sunday O. T./after Epiphany

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Duplex per totum annum (Thomas Stoltzer)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
Messe du quatrième mode (Jean-Baptiste Boësset)
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Sunday, January 24, 2021: 3rd Sunday O. T./after Epiphany

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa octavi toni (Vincenzo Ruffo)
Dextera Domini (Orlande de Lassus)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
Missa octavi toni (Vincenzo Ruffo)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Natale Monferrato)
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Sunday, January 31, 2021: 4th Sunday O. T./Septuagesima Sunday

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Simile est regnum (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Simile est regnum caelorum (Francisco Guerrero)
Circumdederunt me (Sigismondo d'India)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
Ave verum corpus (W. A. Mozart)
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Cantate hymnum ad Virginem contra plagam!Stella caeli—A prayer to the Virgin in the time of contagion

Epiphany—La Epifanía

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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New Year’s Mass Schedule (Dec. 31-Jan. 1)

NEW YEAR'S EVE (Day) Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00AM (Latin) 12:10 Noon (English) SOLEMNITY OF MARY Octave Day of Christmas Masses: Friday, January 1, 2021 8:00AM (English) 9:30AM (Solemn Latin Mass) 11:15AM (Sung Latin) 1:00PM (Spanish) MISAS DE AÑO NUEVO (DURANTE EL DÍA) Jueves, diciembre 31, 2020 8:00AM (Latín) 12:10Noon (Ingles) SOLEMNIDAD DE LA VIRGEN…
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Christmas—La Navidad

Most of us have seen many Nativity scenes or images of the Nativity during the course of our lives and we look forward each year to unpacking our favorite scene and setting it up at Christmas time to remind us of the mystery of the Lord’s birth. This week we will consider the spiritual meaning…
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Advent “O” Antiphons—Antífonas de Adviento “O”

The Church’s “other” liturgy, the Liturgy of the Hours (LOH), also known as the “Breviary” or the “Divine Office,” consists of hymns, psalms, and short readings from the Scriptures, and is prayed daily by priests and religious. Until recently the LOH was always prayed in Latin, and although the prayer is now much more accessible…
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Music for December 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.
Sunday, December 6, 2020: Second Sunday of Advent

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Plainsong Mass for a Mean (John Sheppard)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Guillaume Dufay)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors

1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Tuesday, December 8, 2020: Feast of the Immaculate Conception

6:00 p.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Benedicta es (Cristóbal de Morales)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

Sunday, December 13, 2020: Third Sunday of Advent

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa carminum (Heinrich Isaac)
Alma Redemptoris Mater, prima pars (Johannes Ockeghem)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
6:00 a.m.  Rorate Mass with cantors

Sunday, December 20, 2020: Fourth Sunday of Advent

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Mi mi (Johannes Ockeghem)
Alma Redemptoris Mater, secunda pars (Ockeghem)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Thursday, December 24, 2020: Vigil of Christmas

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
4:00 p.m.  Mass in English with cantors
7:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María
11:30 a.m.  Choral Prelude with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Sweet was the song (Anonymous, 16th c.)
Est ist ein Ros, op. 122, no. 8 (Johannes Brahms)
Est ist ein Roeß (Michael Praetorius)
Dost Thou in a Manger Lie? (T. Tertius Noble)
Que bonito niño chiquito (Anonymous, 16th c.)
In dulci jubilo (arr. R. L. Pearsall/R. R. Terry)
In dulci jubilo, op. 28 (Marcel Dupré)
Stille Nacht (Franz Gruber)

Friday, December 25, 2020: Christmas Day

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
12:00 a.m.  Midnight Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
O magnum mysterium (Victoria)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor

9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Saeculorum (Francisco Guerrero)
Hodie Christus natus est (Adrian Willaert)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Sunday, December 27, 2020: Holy Family/Sunday in the Octave of Christmas

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Fa re ut fa sol la (Cristóbal de Morales)
A solis ortus (Thomas Stoltzer)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
Beata viscera (Gabriele Fattorini)
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Cantate hymnum ad Virginem contra plagam!Stella caeli—A prayer to the Virgin in the time of contagion

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