Mass setting for ordinary time

Mary C. Weaver Music and liturgy, Music for Mass

On Monday, January 11, the Church returns to ordinary time, although we’ll spend only a short time there since Ash Wednesday—the start of Lent—falls on February 17. During ordinary time we’ll sing the Mass setting, or “ordinary” (Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei, etc.), our parish has been using for more than 10 years. This setting is all in English, with …

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 …