Solemn Eucharist of the Nativity: Midnight Mass

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
11:00 PM Solemn Eucharist of the Nativity: Midnight Mass
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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 PreacherThe Rector
DeaconFr. Moretz
SubdeaconFr. Spencer
IntroitBehold, by John Barry Prendergast (1933-2011)
ServiceMesse ‘Salve Regina’, by Yves Castagnet (b. 1964)
HymnO come, all ye faithful -- ADESTE FIDELES, by Anonymous
LessonIsaiah 9:2-4, 6-7
PsalmAnglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)
EpistleTitus 2:11-14
HymnGLORIA, arranged by Julian Wachner (b. 1969)
AlleluiaHarmonized plainchant
GospelLuke 2:1-20
SermonFr. Turner: No room.
AnthemTomorrow shall be my dancing day, by Jeremy Filsell (b. 1964)
CarolDing, dong! merrily on high, by Stephen Hough (b. 1961)
HymnANTIOCH, arranged by Julian Wachner
CarolO beatum et sacrosanctum diem, by Peter Philips (c. 1560-1628)
CarolC’est la Noël, by Gaston Litaize (1909-1991)
CarolInfant holy, infant lowly, by Anonymous
CarolSilent night, by Franz Grüber (1787-1863)
Hymn87 -- Hark! the herald angels sing -- MENDELSSOHN
VoluntaryToccata on ‘God rest you merry gentlemen’, by Jeremy Filsell

Resources

Christmas Eve 2019 Leaflet
Choral Eucharist Service Card