Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Holy Week (Ordinary Form) at the Birmingham Oratory

Tenebrae, Good Friday, 2007

Holy Thursday, March 20, 2008

7 p.m. Mass of the Last Supper, including the Maundy, the Procession to the Altar of Repose, and the Stripping of the Altars.

Introit: Nos autem gloriari oportet - Chant
Kyrie and Gloria: Missa “Pange lingua” - Josquin des Prez
Mandatum: Mandatum novum do vobis - Chant
Offertory: Ubi caritas et Amor - Duruflé
Sanctus: Mass XVII
Agnus Dei: Missa “Pange lingua” - Josquin des Prez
Communion: Panis angelicus - Alegria
Procession: Pange lingua - Chant
Altar of Repose: Tantum ergo (Spanish) - Victoria

Good Friday, March 21, 2008

8.30 a.m. Tenebrae (Office of Readings and Morning Prayer)
11.30 a.m. Children’s Stations of the Cross

3 p.m. Solemn Liturgy - the singing of St. John’s Passion; the Solemn intercessions; the Unveiling and Worship of the Cross; Holy Communion.

Gradual: Christus factus est - Bruckner
Passion According to St. John - Byrd
Veneration of the Cross: Crucem tuam - Chant
Improperia: Victoria
O Sacred Head - Hymn
Crux fidelis: John IV Portugal
Vere languores: Victoria
Tenebrae factae sunt: Victoria
Pange lingua gloriosi proelium certaminis: Chant
When I survey: Hymn
Holy Communion: The Heavenly Word - Hymn

7 p.m. The Seven Last Words.
Introduction: O Crux ave - Palestrina
First Word: Salvator Mundi (2) - Tallis
Second Word: O Mensch bewein - Bach
Third Word: Ave Maria, Mater Dei - Wm. Cornyshe
Fourth Word: Crucifixus a 8 - Lotti
Fifth Word: Stabat Mater - Pergolesi
Sixth Word: Civitas Sancti tui - Byrd
Seventh Word:In manus tuas - Sheppard
Hymn: My Song is Love Unknown

Stations of the Cross
Fourteen Chorales from the Passions according to SS. Matthew and John - Bach

Holy Saturday, March 22, 2008

8.00 p.m. Easter Vigil: Service of light (Blessing of the New Fire); Proclamation of Easter; Liturgy of the Word; Blessing of the Font, Baptism and Confirmation; First Mass of Easter.

Tract: Jubilate Deo - Makepeace
Tract: Qui confidunt - Makepeace
Tract: Cantemus Domino - Chant
Tract: Sicut Cervus - Palestrina
Gloria: Heiligmesse - Haydn

Vidi Aquam: Chant

Offertory: Haec Dies - Byrd
Sanctus: Mass I
Agnus Dei: Heiligmesse - Haydn
Communion: Hallelujah - Handel
Ite, missa est: arr. Hoban

Recessional: Jesus Christ is risen today - Hymn
Organ: Carillon Sortie - Mulet

Easter Sunday, March 23, 2008

8.30 a.m. Low Mass
9.30 a.m. Low Mass (1962 Missal)

10:30 am. Solemn High Mass.
Vidi Aquam: Chant
Kyrie and Gloria: Missa in G - Schubert
Gradual: Haec Dies - Palestrina
Alleluia and Sequence: Victimae Paschali - Chant
Offertory: Dum transisset - Taverner
Communion: Surrexit Pastor Bonus - Victoria
Organ: Christ lag in Todesbanden - Bach

12 noon. Family Mass.
5.30 p.m. Sung Congregational Mass

7.30 p.m Solemn Vespers and Benediction.
Capitulum: Haec Dies - Palestrina
Magnificat Tone 1 - di Lasso
Benediction: O salutaris Hostia - Sumsion
Tantum ergo Sacramentum - Henschel
Regina Caeli - F. Schubert
Organ Improvisation sur le “Haec Dies” - J Pryer

Easter Vigil, 2007

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