Music for Mass on January 10

Mary C. Weaver Music and liturgy, Music for Mass

Click to download the Mass program for January 10, 2021, the Baptism of the Lord Here are some of the proper texts—those that change with every Sunday or solemnity—to be sung for this Mass: Introit: After the Lord was baptized, the heavens were opened, and the Spirit descended upon him like a dove, and the voice of the Father thundered: …

Music for Mass on January 3

Mary C. Weaver Music for Mass

Click to download the Mass program for January 3, 2021, the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord Here are some of the proper texts—those that change with every Sunday or solemnity—to be sung for this Mass: Introit: Behold, the Lord, the Mighty One has come; and kingship is in his grasp, and power and dominion. (Cf. Malachi 3:1; I …

Music for Mass on January 1

Mary C. Weaver Music for Mass

Click to download the Mass program for January 1, 2021, the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. Here are some of the proper texts—those that change with every Sunday or solemnity—to be sung for this Mass: Introit: Hail, Holy Mother, who gave birth to the King who rules heaven and earth forever. Responsorial psalm: May God bless us in …

Music for Mass on December 27

Mary C. Weaver Music for Mass

Click to download the Mass program for December 27, 2020, Holy Family. Here are some of the proper texts—those that change with every Sunday or solemnity—to be sung for this Mass: Introit, 8 a.m.: The shepherds went in haste and found Mary and Joseph and the infant lying in a manger. (Luke 2:16) Introit, 10 a.m.: God is in his …

Music for Mass on December 24-25

Mary C. Weaver Music for Mass

Click to download the Mass program for December 24 and 25, 2020, the Nativity of the Lord Here are some of the proper texts—those that change with every Sunday or solemnity—and songs to be sung for this Mass: Introit at the vigil: Today you will know that the Lord will come, and he will save us; and in the morning …

Music for Mass on December 20

Mary C. Weaver Music for Mass

Click to download the Mass program for December 20, 2020, the fourth Sunday of Advent. Here are some of the proper texts—those that change with every Sunday or solemnity—to be sung for this Mass: Introit: Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness. Let the earth open and bring forth salvation. (Cf. Isaiah 45:8) Responsorial …

Mass of the Angels for the Christmas season

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

During the Christmas season this year–from December 25 through January 10–we will sing new settings 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. All are in English. We will continue to sing the Greek Kyrie we …

Music for the vigil of Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Mary C. Weaver Music for Mass

Click to download the order of service for Mass on December 7, 2020. Although during Advent the Gloria is not said or sung, we make an exception for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. Also, during Advent we will sing the Sanctus (Holy, holy, holy) and Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) in Latin. Here are some of the proper texts—those …

Music for Mass on December 13

Mary C. Weaver Music for Mass

Click to download the Mass program for December 13, 2020. Today, the third Sunday of Advent, is known as Gaudete Sunday. Gaudete means “rejoice.” It is the first word of today’s introit (the reason this day is called Gaudete), and rejoicing is a predominant theme of today’s Mass. You’ll notice that today’s liturgical color is rose, not violet. Note that …

Music for Mass on December 6

Mary C. Weaver Music for Mass

Click to download the order of service for Mass on December 6, 2020. Note that during Advent, the Gloria is not said or sung (except on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception). Also, during Advent we will sing the Sanctus (Holy, holy, holy) and Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) in Latin. Here are some of the proper texts—those that change …