Solemn Eucharist of the Nativity: Midnight Mass

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Christmas Eve
11:00 PM
Solemn Eucharist of the Nativity: Midnight Mass

 

41:49-44:38
47:03-47:56
48:07-56:31
57:17-01:06:14
01:10:00-01:14:02
01:15:34-01:20:42
01:27:32-01:40:50
01:49:45-01:56:06
01:56:29-02:00:23
02:02:52-02:07:50
02:14:56-02:21:10
02:24:12-02:40:29
02:43:11-02:46:58
02:47:05-02:52:16

The Solemn Eucharist of the Nativity is preceded by 45 minutes of festival music, beginning at 10:15pm. The live webcast will begin at 10:15pm. The liturgy itself begins at 11pm with the singing of O come, all ye faithful in full procession, led by a thurifer with incense. The service includes readings, music, a sermon, and Holy Communion. The complete order of worship may be seen by accessing the leaflet, which is posted to the bottom of this page.

Celebrant and Preacher
DeaconFr. Moretz
SubdeaconFr. Spencer
BeholdJohn Barry Prendergast (1933-2011)
Messe ‘Salve Regina’Yves Castagnet (b. 1964)
O come, all ye faithful – ADESTE FIDELESAnonymous/Traditional
Isaiah 9:2-4, 6-7
PsalmAnglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)
Titus 2:11-14
HymnGLORIA, arranged by Julian Wachner (b. 1969)
Harmonized plainchant
Luke 2:1-20
The Rector: No room.
Tomorrow shall be my dancing dayJeremy Filsell (b. 1964)
CarolDing, dong! merrily on high, by Stephen Hough (b. 1961)
HymnANTIOCH, arranged by Julian Wachner
O beatum et sacrosanctum diemPeter Philips (c. 1560-1628)
CarolC’est la Noël, by Gaston Litaize (1909-1991)
Infant holy, infant lowlyAnonymous/Polish carol, arr. Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
Silent NightFranz Grüber (1787-1863), arr. John Scott (1956-2015)
87 – Hark! the herald angels sing – MENDELSSOHN
VoluntaryToccata on ‘God rest you merry gentlemen’, by Jeremy Filsell

Resources

Leaflet
Choral Eucharist Service Card