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Music for February 2024

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, February 2, 2024: Candlemas

Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
1:00 p.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
with the Blessing and Distribution of Candles
Sponsored by the Society of St. Hugh of Cluny for Regina Pacis Academy
Missa octavi toni (Orlande de Lassus)
Ave Maria (Pierre-Louis Dietsch, after Arcadelt)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Gregor Aichinger)
7:00 p.m.  Missa cantata with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
with the Blessing and Distribution of Candles
Nunc dimittis (Orlande de Lassus)
Adorna thalamum (Lassus)
Missa quarti toni (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Senex puerum portabat (Victoria)
Alma Redemptoris Mater — Ave regina caelorum (Josquin des Prez)

Sunday, February 4, 2024

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Ecce quam bonum (Jacob Clemens non Papa)
Perfice gressus meos (Orlande de Lassus)
Cum turba plurima (Francisco Guerrero)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, February 11, 2024

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Ave regina caelorum (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
Media vita (Henry Du Mont)
Ecce ascendimus Hierosolimam (Francisco Guerrero)
Ave regina coelorum (Alonso Lobo)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Wednesday, February 14, 2024: Ash Wednesday

Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
7:00 p.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Inter vestibulum et altare (Cristóbal de Morales)
Missa Inter vestibulum (Francisco Guerrero)
Exaltabo te Domine (Orlande de Lassus)
Ecce nunc tempus acceptabile (Guerrero)

Sunday, February 18, 2024: First Sunday of Lent

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Non è lasso martire (Leonard Lechner)
Emendemus in melius (William Byrd)
Scapulis suis (Matteus Le Maistre)
Ave regina caelorum (Johannes Le Febure)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, February 25, 2024: Second Sunday of Lent

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Meditabor in mandatis tuis (Terrence B. Fay)
Ave regina coelorum (Orlande de Lassus)
Domine Deus omnipotens (Nicolas Gombert)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Music for January 2024

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.
Monday, January 1, 2024

9:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Dies sanctificatus (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
Dies sanctificatus (Palestrina)
O admirabile commercium (Thomas Stoltzer)

Friday, January 5, 2024: Vigil of Epiphany

Regular Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
9:15 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Sponsored by the Society of St. Hugh of Cluny for Regina Pacis Academy
Missa brevis quatuor vocum (Andrea Gabrieli)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
O regem caeli (Tomás Luís de Victoria)

Sunday, January 7, 2024

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Sancta et immaculata (Francisco Guerrero)
Fili, quid fecisti nobis (Orlande de Lassus)
Sancta et immaculata virginitas (Andrea Gabrieli)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, January 14, 2024

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa duplex per totum annum (Thomas Stoltzer)
Tribus miraculis ornatum (Luca Marenzio)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Giuseppe Antonio Bernabei)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, January 21, 2024

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Qual è il piu grande amor (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
Dextera Domini (Orlande de Lassus)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Johannes Ockeghem)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Regular Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
9:15 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Sponsored by the Society of St. Hugh of Cluny for Regina Pacis Academy
Missa brevis (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
O admirabile commertium (William Byrd)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Giuseppe Antonio Bernabei)

Thursday, January 25, 2024

St. Mary's Youth Schola resumes (rehearsals 4–5:30 on Thursdays)

Sunday, January 28, 2024

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Simile est regnum (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Circumdederunt me (Bartolomeu Trosilho)
Simile est regnum caelorum (Francisco Guerrero)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Music for December 2023

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.
Sunday, December 3, 2023: First Sunday of Advent

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Conditor alme siderum (Guillaume Dufay)
Missa Conditor
(Giovanni Animuccia)
Veni Domine et noli tardare (Francisco Guerrero)
Dominus dabit benignitatem (Ludovico Balbi)
Alma redemptoris mater (Jean L'Heritier)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Friday, December 8, 2023: Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
7:00 p.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum and St. Mary's Youth Schola
Kyrie IX "Cum jubilo"
Missa Ave maris stella (excerpts) (Tomás Luis de Victoria)
Sanctus (Matthew Walter)
Stella splendens in monte (Llibre Vermell de Montserrat)
Tota pulchra es (Dom Joseph Pothier)

Saturday, December 9, 2023

6:00 a.m.  Rorate Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Mass for Three Voices (William Byrd)
Salve mater misericordiae (Dom Joseph Pothier)
Followed by coffee in the gym

Sunday Vigil Masses at 4:00 p.m. (English) and 7:00 p.m. (Spanish)

Sunday, December 10, 2023: Second Sunday of Advent

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa brevis, op. 83 (Josef Rheinberger)
Deus tu convertens (Johann Joseph Fux)
Jerusalem surge (Giovanni Battista Martini)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Gregor Aichinger)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Tuesday, December 12, 2023: Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
Concerts of Advent & Christmas Music with the Magdalen College Polyphony Choir
2:00-2:30 p.m.  First performance
6:30-7:00 p.m.  Second performance (prelude to the Mass)
7:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Magdalen College Polyphony Choir
Followed by a festive reception in the gym

Sunday, December 17, 2023: Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday)

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Hic est praecursor (Duarte Lobo)
Ecce Dominus veniet (Michael Praetorius)
Canite tuba (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, December 24, 2023: Christmas Eve

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Regnantem sempiterna (12th c. Aquitainian plainchant)
Missa Veni Domine (Filipe de Magalhães)
Tollite portas (William Byrd)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Guillaume Dufay)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor
4:00 p.m.  Mass in English with cantor
11:30 p.m.  Choral Prelude to Midnight Mass with Christmas Carols
It came upon the midnight clear (Carol) • Verbum caro factum est (Cancionero de Upsala) • In the bleak midwinter (Gustav Holst) • Ther is no rose of swych vertu (15th c. English) * O little town of Bethlehem (St. Louis) • The Sussex Carol (arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams) * Silent Night (Stille Nacht)

Monday, December 25, 2023: Christmas Day

12:00 a.m.  Midnight Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
O regem caeli (Victoria)
O magnum mysterium (Victoria)

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
O regem caeli (Victoria)
Christe redemptor omnium (Victoria)
Hodie Christus natus est (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, December 31, 2023: Sunday in the Octave of Christmas

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa super Ich stund an einem Morgen (Jacob Handl)
Quem vidistis, pastores (Orlande de Lassus)
Resonet in laudibus (Lassus)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

 

Music for November 2023

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.
Wednesday, November 1, 2023: All Saints Day

Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
7:00 p.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum and St. Mary's Youth Schola
Missa O quam gloriosum (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
O quam gloriosum est regnum (Victoria)
Beati mundo corde (William Byrd)

Thursday, November 2, 2023: All Souls Day

Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
7:00 p.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa defunctorum a cinque vocibus (Ludovico da Viadana)
Manus tuae Domine (Cristóbal de Morales)

Sunday, November 5, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa de De profundis (Vincenzo Ruffo)
De profundis (Ludwig Senfl)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, November 12, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa quattuor vocum (Andrea Gabrieli)
Salve Regina (Orlande de Lassus)
De profundis (Giovanni Gastoldi)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, November 19, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa carminum (Heinrich Isaac)
De profundis (Josquin des Prez)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, November 26, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa brevis (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
Salve Regina (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
De profundis (Josef Rheinberger)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Music for October 2023

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.
Sunday, October 1, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Mass for Four Voices (William Byrd)
Ave maris stella (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Salve Regina (Byrd)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, October 8, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Sonno scendesti in terra (Narcissus Zängel)
Confitebor tibi Domine (Giovanni Gastoldi)
Ecce prandium meum (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Daily Mass at 8:00 a.m.
12:10 p.m.  Votive Mass of the Holy Angels (TLM) with guest choir Harpa Dei
Chant Mass XII (Pater cuncta)
O pastor animarum (St. Hildegard of Bingen)
Tota pulchra es, Maria (Corsican arrangement)

7:00 p.m.  Special Concert Event: Harpa Dei
Memories of Paradise: sacred music from Christian traditions across the globe

Sunday, October 15, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Chant Mass XI
Ave Maria (Antoine Brumel)
Gustate et videte (Giammatteo Asola)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Saturday, October 21, 2023: St. Mary's 175th Anniversary Celebration

no 7:00 p.m. Vigil Mass
5:30 p.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa I begli occhi (Gregor Aichinger)
Domum tuam Domine (Jacob Handl)
Urbs beata Jerusalem (Tomás Luís de Victoria)

Sunday, October 22, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Mass for Five Voices (William Byrd)
Domum tuam Domine (Jacob Handl)
Urbs beata Jerusalem (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Locus iste (Anton Bruckner)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, October 29, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Messa della Battaglia (Giovanni Francesco Anerio)
Christus vincit (Matthieu Gascongne)
Tu solus qui facit mirabilia (Josquin des Prez)
O bone Jesu (Loyset Compère)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Special Event: Harpa Dei Choir, Tues. Oct. 10

The internationally renowned group Harpa Dei, a quartet of siblings whose reverent performances of sacred music from many traditions are beloved on YouTube, will visit St. Mary's on Tuesday, October 10 to provide music for the 12:10 p.m. Mass and for a concert-meditation at 7:00 p.m. The 12:10 p.m. Mass at St. Mary’s on Tuesday,…
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Music for September 2023

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.
Sunday, September 3, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Iste sanctus (Francisco Guerrero)
Augustine pater optime (Jean Maillard)
Magne pater Augustine (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
O doctor optime (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, September 10, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Messa a cappella a cinque voci (Giovanni Rovetta)
Expectans expectavi (Orlande de Lassus)
Ego sum panis vivus (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, September 17, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Ecce quam bonum (Hans Leo Hassler)
Domine in auxilium (Orlande de Lassus)
O pretiosum (Virgilio Mazzocchi)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, September 24, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Quem dicunt homines (Cristóbal de Morales)
Exaudi Domine (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
Diliges proximum tuum (Orlande de Lassus)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Music for August 2023

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.
Sunday, August 6, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Papae Marcelli ridotto a quattro (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, adapted by Giovanni Battista Anerio)
Salvatorem expectamus (Tiburtio Massaino)
Quicumque Christum quaeritis (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, August 13, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa D'ung aultre amer (Josquin des Prez)
Exaltabo te Domine (Orlande de Lassus)
Salve Regina (Philippe Basiron)
Tu solus qui facit mirabilia (Josquin)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Tuesday, August 15, 2023: Feast of the Assumption

Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
7:00 p.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Assumpta est Maria (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
Vidi speciosam (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Assumpta est Maria in coelum (Palestrina)

Sunday, August 20, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Chant Mass IX "Cum jubilo"
Ave maris stella (chant)
Ave Maria...virgo serena (chant)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, August 27, 2023

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Saeculorum (Francisco Garro)
In te speravi Domine (Orlande de Lassus)
Panem de caelo (Heinrich Isaac)
Beati qui ad coenam nuptiarum (Tiburtio Massaino)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor