Music for the Second Sunday of Advent, 9 December 2007

Music for the Second Sunday of Advent (Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:00 a.m.)
Gregorian Mass for Sundays of Advent & Lent (Vatican Gradual, Mass XVII)
Gregorian Mass of the Second Sunday of Advent: Populus Sion
Motet at the Offertory: De caelo veniet (Jacob Handl, 1550-1591)
Motet at the Communion: Ierusalem surge (Giovanni Battista Martini, 1706-1784)

Music for the Second Sunday of Advent and Festival of Our Lady of Guadalupe
(Missale Romanum of 1970, 1:00 p.m.)

Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Hymns at the Offertory: Mañanitas a la Virgen de Guadalupe; Immaculate Mary (Lourdes)
Communion: Ierusalem surge (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Communion: O Sanctissima

Advent Lessons & Carols
Please join us for a ceremony of Advent Lessons & Carols on Friday, December 14th, at 7:00 p.m. Anthems, chants, and carols of the season will be interspersed with nine readings from Holy Scripture prophesying the birth of Our Lord. Music will be sung by the St. Mary’s Choir (11:00 a.m. Mass) and the Coro Hispano de Santa María (1:00 p.m. Mass), joined by guest organist Isabelle Demers. For further information, please contact the music office: or 203-866-5546 x115.

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