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 Chronicles 19:12)

Responsorial psalm: Lord, every nation on earth will adore you. (Cf. Psalm 72:11)

Offertory: The kings of Tharsis and the islands shall offer presents; the kings of the Arabians and of Saba shall bring gifts. And all kings of the earth shall adore him; all nations shall serve him. (Psalm 72:10-11)

Communion: Vidimus stellam ejus in Oriente, et venimus cum muneribus adorare Dominum. (Cf. Matthew 2:2)

Translation: We have seen his star in the east and are come to adore the Lord.

Recessional hymn: As With Gladness Men of Old

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