Festal Eucharist

Sunday, January 1, 2017
The First Sunday After Christmas
11:00 AM


Included in this Festal Eucharist are hymns sung by the congregation and choir, additional music sung exclusively by the choir, lessons, prayers, a sermon, and a Rite I Mass. All baptized Christians are welcome to receive Holy Communion.

CelebrantFr. Spurlock
PreacherFr. Daniels
DeaconFr. Daniels
SubdeaconMr. Horvath
Sung byThe Gentlemen of the Choir
ServiceMissa in Nativitate Domini nostri Jesu Christi, by Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni (1657-1743)
Hymn79 -- O little town of Bethlehem -- ST. LOUIS
LessonNumbers 6:22-27
Psalm8 (Plainsong)
EpistleGalatians 4:4-7
Hymn497 -- How bright appears the Morning Star -- WIE SCHÖN LEUCHTET
AlleluiaHarmonized plainchant
GospelSaint Luke 2:15-21
AnthemAnte luciferum genitus, Jacob Handl (1550-1591)
AnthemO magnum mysterium, Adrian Willeart (c.1490-1562)
Hymn115 -- What child is this, who, laid to rest -- GREENSLEEVES
VoluntaryNoël Suisse, by Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)