Thursday, December 26, 2002

Christmas Eve Mass
was glorious.

Celebrant: Rev Drew Morgan. C.O.
Concelebrants: Very Rev. Bryan Summers, C.O.
Rev. David Abernethy, C.O.
Rev. Joseph Sioli, C.O.
Deacon: Rev. Mr. Michael Darcy, C.O.

Carols before Mass:
"Puer Natus in Bethlehem"- Gregorian Chant - Choir
"O Little Town of Bethlehem"- Congregation
"Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming"- M. Praetorius (1571-1621)- Choir
"In the Bleak Midwinter"- Gustav Holst (1874-1934)- Choir
"Coventry Carol"- English Carol- Choir
"It Came Upon the Midnight Clear"- Congregation
"Christmas Lullaby" - Robert Lord- Choir
"Still, Still, Still"- Austrian Carol- Choir
"Of the Father's Love Begotten"- Congregation
Processional Hymn: "O Come All Ye Faithful"- Congregation
Offertory: "Once in Royal David's City"- Congregation
Communion Motet: "O Magnum Mysterium"- Tomas Luis da Vittoria (1548-1611)- Choir
Communion Hymn: "Silent Night"- Congregation
Recessional Hymn: "Joy to the World"- Congregation

BTW, if anyone wonders why Robert Lord's dates aren't posted here, it's because he happens to be alive and well.....


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