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Sunday Liturgies

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Sunday, December 21, 2014

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READINGS OF THE DAY

Saturday: Mass of Anticipation

Celebrant: Fr. Michael O’Connell is pastor of the Church of the Ascension in North Minneapolis.

Music: Cantor, Organ
Missa Choralis: Natasha Cramer, soprano soloist
Organ Selections:

Choral Prelude on Rorate Caeli de super  – Jeanne Demessieux (1921-1968)
Lo Desembre Congelat / Cold December Flies Away  – Catalonian carol / setting by Charles Ore (b. 1936)

Ensemble Selections

Rejoice Greatly–George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
World Premiere of Ave Maria  – Benjamin Cramer
 

Sunday: Eucharist

Celebrant: Fr. Gregory Welch is a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

Music: Cantor, Organ
Organ Selections:

Choral Prelude on Rorate Caeli de super  – Jeanne Demessieux (1921-1968)
Lo Desembre Congelat / Cold December Flies Away  – Catalonian carol / setting by Charles Ore (b. 1936)

9:30am: 

Celebrant: Fr. Gregory Welch is a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

Music: Cantor, Organ, Basilica Cathedral Choir, Cathedral Choristers, Alyssa Griggs, flute

Organ Selections:

Choral Prelude on Rorate Caeli de super  – Jeanne Demessieux (1921-1968)
Lo Desembre Congelat / Cold December Flies Away – Catalonian carol / setting by Charles Ore (b.1936)

Choral Selections:

Nova, Nova – Michael Bedford (b.1949)
Bogoroditse Devi / Rejoice,

O Virgin – Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Let Every Heart Prepare a Throne – Mark Patterson (b.1969)


 

This liturgy is ASL interpreted. Two pews are reserved in front of the pulpit.

A docent will lead a tour after Mass.

Child Care Available

 

11:30am: 

Celebrant: Fr. John Bauer is the pastor of The Basilica of Saint Mary.

Music: Cantor, Piano, Mundus

Ensemble Selections:

Como Estrella en Claro Cielo / As a Star on Cloudless Evening – J. Skinner Chávez-Melo, arr. Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
The Yearning – Craig Courtney     

   

Child Care Available

 

3:00pm: Solemn Vespers for the Season of Advent

Presider:  Johan Van Parys is the Director of Liturgy and Sacred Arts at The Basilica of Saint Mary.

Music: The Basilica Schola Cantorum

 

4:30pm:

Celebrant: Fr. Joseph Gillespie, Op is the pastor of Saint Albert the Great Church in South Minneapolis.

Music: Cantor, Piano

Visiting Ensemble: Jazzland Wonderband

Ensemble Selections:

Behold, a Virgin Conceive from Messiah – George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), arr. Evan Clark
O Come, O Come Emmanuel – “O” antiphons, arr. Evan Clark
In the Bleak Midwinter – Gustav Holst (1874-1934), arr. Evan Clark
Dona Nobis Pacem – Traditional, arr. Evan Clark

 6:30pm:

Celebrant: Fr. Joseph Gillespie, Op is the pastor of Saint Albert the Great Church in South Minneapolis.

Music: Cantor, Piano
Ensemble Selections:

Ave Maria, Madre de Dios – John Angotti
Simeon’s Canticle –  Manoling Francisco


 

For additional Information on our Sunday liturgies see Evening Prayer and Compline.