Mass of the Angels for the Christmas season

Mary C. WeaverMusic and liturgy, Music for Mass, Parish News

During the Christmas season this year–from December 25 through January 9–we will sing a different setting of the Gloria, the Sanctus (Holy, holy, holy), and the Agnus Dei (Lamb of God). All are English versions of the Latin setting known as Missa de Angelis–the Mass of the Angels. This Mass was first sung at Holy Ghost during the Christmas season …

Festival choir to launch in time for the Solemnity of the Assumption

Mary C. WeaverMusic and liturgy, Music for Mass, Parish News

We’re launching a festival choir to help us celebrate special feasts of the liturgical year with greater joy and solemnity. This choir–open to singers ages 12 and up (preferably those who can read music)–will join with the parish’s other choirs to sing some of the music at the primary English Mass (ordinary form) and the Latin Mass (extraordinary form) for …

Music for English Masses on Corpus Christi, June 6

Mary C. WeaverMusic and liturgy, Music for Mass

Click to download the program for the 8 and 10 a.m. English Masses on June 6, 2021, Corpus Christi Click to see the readings for the day. Introit: He fed them with the finest wheat, alleluia; and satisfied them with honey from the rock, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. (Psalm 81:17) Processional hymn: O Thou, Who at Thy Eucharist Didst Pray Responsorial …

Music for Mass, May 9

Mary C. WeaverMusic and liturgy, Music for Mass

Click to download the program for the 8 and 10 a.m. English Masses on May 9, 2021, the sixth Sunday of Easter. Click to see the readings for the day. Introit: Proclaim a joyful sound and let it be heard; proclaim to the ends of the earth: The Lord has freed his people, alleluia. (Isaiah 48:20) Processional hymn: Love Divine, …

Free recital by our parish organist on May 7

Mary C. WeaverMusic and liturgy

Our parish organist, Ryan Seaver, is giving a free recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, at Sacred Heart Cathedral, as part of the Cathedral Concert Series. Ryan is an upcoming graduate of Knoxville Catholic High School and an award-winning liturgical organist, accompanist, and performer. He has served as parish organist at Holy Ghost since last September. His recital will …

Music for Mass, May 2

Mary C. WeaverMusic and liturgy, Music for Mass

Click to download the program for the 8 and 10 a.m. English Masses on May 2, 2021, the fifth Sunday of Easter. Click to see the readings for the day. Haga clic para ver las lecturas del día. Introit: O sing unto the Lord a new song, alleluia! For he hath done marvelous things, alleluia! The Lord hath made known …