• What is everyone doing for November 2, 2017

    @ English Novus Ordo Mass

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    Introit (Latin) Requiem aeternam...
    Introit 1 Just as Jesus died and has risen again, so thorough Jesus God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep; and as in Adam all die, so also in Christ will all be brought to life.
    Introit 2 Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.
    Kyrie Kyrie - Missa pro defunctis
    Psalm The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.
    Gospel Acclamation Blessed are you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth; you have revealed to little ones the mysteries of the Kingdom.
    Offertory Lord Jesus Christ, King of Glory...
    Sanctus Sanctus - Mass XVIII
    Agnus Dei Agnus Dei - Mass XVIII
    Communion (Latin) Lux aetera luceat eis, Domine...
    Communion 1 I am the Resurrection and the Life, says the Lord. Whoever believes in me, even though he dies, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will not die forever.
    Communion 2 Let perpetual light shine upon them, O Lord, with your Saints forever, for you are merciful.
    Communion Hymn #592 - Jesus, Lord, Have Mercy (Saint Michael Hymnal)
    Sequence for TLM Dies irae...
    Final Antiphon #581 - In Paradisum

    Parish Book of Chant

    English Chant for the Roman Rite

    Liber Cantualis
  • What is everyone doing for November 2, 2017

    The week of All Souls is one of our "mini-Holy Weeks" as I've told my choir.
    Sunday = CTK - (Missa Cantata) + fundraising bake sale + solemn vespers (1962) and close of Forty Hours
    Monday = special fundraising banquet
    Tuesday = rehearsal
    Wednesday = All Saints (Missa Cantata)
    Thursday = All Souls (Requiem Missa Cantata)
    Friday = First Friday (Missa Cantata)

    For the Requiem:
    ** pre-Mass
    - chanted responsory #8 from Matins of the Dead
    - Help Lord the Souls (text Bl. John Cardinal Newman; music by Sam Webb Jr.)
    ** Ordinary and Propers
    - Introit, Kyrie, Sanctus, Benedictus - Victoria Requiem for 4
    - remaining ordinary and propers - chant full tone
    ** Offertory (time permitting)
    - Miseremini Mei (Anon) - solo vs. simple parts (text from Job)
    ** Communion
    - depending on practices, Peccantem Me (Morales)
    - Quid Retribuam (Ravanello)
    - Sitivit (Palestrina)
    - Ave Maria (Arcadelt) - time permitting
    ** post-Mass
    - Absolution - chant
    - In Paradisum - chant
    - Ye Souls of the Faithful (an Italian hymn tr. by Fr. Caswall)

  • we are "EF" so -
    traditional sung Requiem Mass, with Absolution.
    This year it is planned to be celebrated under a large tent in our cemetery, by candlelight so far as practicable. I expect it will be lovely. :-)
    Thanked by 1CCooze