Advent & Christmas Week 2023

Sunday, December 3 Advent I – The Feast of Title & Dedication

7:30am – Morning prayer 
8:00am – Low Mass (Lady Chapel) 
9:00am – Sung Mass 
11:00am – Solemn Mass 

Anonymous (c 1390): Kyrie “Orbis factor”
John Taverner: Missa “Gloria tibi Trinitas”
Johannes Brahms: O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf, op 74, no 2
Anton Bruckner: Locus iste a Deo factus est, WAB 23

Advent Lessons
& Carols

4:30pm – Organ Concert by Diane Meredith Belcher, International Concert Organist
5:00pm – Advent Lessons and Carols Followed by a special reception. 

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Matin & Vesper Responsories
Benjamin Britten: A Hymn of St. Columba
arr Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Truth from Above
Larry Palmer: In the year that King Uzziah died
William Byrd: Vigilate, vigilate
Johannes Brahms: O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf, op 74, no 2
John Taverner: Ave Maria
arr David Willcocks: Gabriel’s Message
Jeremy Filsell: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

Sunday, December 10 Advent II

7:30am – Morning prayer 
8:00am – Low Mass (Lady Chapel) 
9:00am – Sung Mass 
11:00am – Solemn Mass
 

Lodovico Grossi da Viadana: Missa “L’hora passa”
Claude Goudimel: Comfort, comfort ye my people
Gustav Holst: Jesu, Thou the Virgin-Born, op 20b, no 3

Sunday, December 17 Advent III

7:30am – Morning prayer 
8:00am – Low Mass (Lady Chapel) 
9:00am – Sung Mass  Christmas Pageant
11:00am – Solemn Mass 

Flor Peeters: Missa in honorem Sancti Josephi, op 21
Hieronymus Prætorius: Ecce Dominus veniet
Flor Peeters: Ave verum corpus, op 63, no 1

Sunday , December 24 Advent IV & Christmas Eve

7:30am – Morning prayer 
8:00am – Low Mass, Lady Chapel 
10:00am – Said Mass & Hymns

Healey Willan: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena 
to be sung by the congregation

4:30pm – Family Sung Mass, Procession to the Creche

Gregor Aichinger: Noe, noe, noe
arr Ralph Vaughan Williams: On Christmas night

9:15pm – Musical Prelude 
10:00pm – Procession and Solemn Mass

George Malcolm: Missa ad Præsepe
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Gaudete omnes et lætamini
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est

Monday, December 25 Christmas Day

Parish Office Closed.

10:00am – Said Mass & Hymns

Healey Willan: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena
to be sung by the congregation

Tuesday, December 26

Parish Office Closed 

8:30am – Morning Prayer
9:00am – Low Mass

No Evening Prayer

Sunday, December 31

7:30am – Morning prayer 
8:00am – Low Mass, Lady Chapel 
10:00am – Said Mass & Hymns 

Healey Willan: Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena
to be sung by the congregation

5:00pm – A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols by Candlelight

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est
George Guest: The Lord at first did Adam make
Kenneth Leighton: Lully, lullay, thou little tiny child, op 25b
Rodney Lister: Let us go now (world premiere)
arr Andrew Carter: I wonder as I wander
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Gaudete omnes et lætamini
Felix Mendelssohn: Ave Maria, op 23, no 2
Francis Poulenc: Quem vidistis pastores op 152, no 2
arr Robert de Pearsall: In dulci jubilo
Cecilia McDowall: Gaude et lætare
Eric H. Thiman: Brightest and best

Friday, January  5, 2024

6:30pm – Vigil of the Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ

Tomás Luis de Victoria: Missa “O magnum mysterium”
Eric H. Thiman: Brightest and best
Gustav Holst: Jesu, Thou the Virgin-Born, op 20b, no 3

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