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This week

December 20-21, 2014 • Fourth Sunday of Advent

Reading I: 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16
Psalm 89: Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.
Reading II: Romans 16:25-27
Gospel: Luke 1:26-38

Prelude: A Flickering Candle - Morningstar
Gathering: Advent Gathering Song (Chepponis GIA)
Kyrie: Mass of Charity and Love
Psalm: Forever I Will Sing (Haugen)
Gospel Acc: Mass of Light
Preparation of Gifts: Hail Mary, Gentle Woman (GIA 5727)
Eucharist Acclamations: Mass of Charity and Love
Communion 1: Stainless the Maiden
Communion 2: Hail, Holy Mary Queen of Peace
Communion Outreach & 11: Entrance Antiphons for Advent;
O Sanctissima; Savior of the Nations, Come
Sending Forth: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

 

events

Parish Carol Sing-a-Long • Monday, December 22 at 7:00 p.m.
St. John Church & Student Center

Christmas Eve Masses
St. John: 4:00 and 7:00 p.m.
St. Thomas Aquinas: 4:30 (Children's Choir), 7:30 (Adult Choir/Orchestra)
and 11:00 p.m. (Schola Cantorum)

Christmas Day Masses
St. John and St. Thomas are both at 10:00 a.m.

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
December 31, 4:30 p.m. Vigil at St. Thomas Aquinas

New Year's Day, January 1
St. John and St. Thomas are both at 10:00 a.m.

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psalms
cantors
 
4:30 p.m. Saturday
9:00 a.m. Sunday
11:00 a.m. Sunday
December 13-14, 2014 • Third Sunday of Advent
Cantor:
Cristina
TBD
David
Accompanist:
Hae Won
Hae Won
Hae Won
December 20-21, 2014 • Fourth Sunday of Advent
Cantor:
Matt
TBD
Adrian
Accompanist:
Hae Won
Hae Won
Hae Won
 
Christmas Eve Cantor, 4:30 - Sophia
Christmas Eve Cantors, 7:30 p.m. - David Theis, AnnMarie Theis
Christmas Eve Cantor, 11:00 Vigil - Adrian

cantors 2
Sunday
8:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Noon
5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
December 14, 2014 • Third Sunday of Advent
Cantor:
Matt
Danielle
Matt
No 5 p.m.
TBD
Accompanist:
Ben
Ben
Ben
Hae Won
December 21, 2014 • Fourth Sunday of Advent
Cantor:
Kate
Alison
Connor
Matt
Accompanist:
Ben
Ben
Ben
Hae Won
 
UPDATED Christmas Eve Cantors, 4:00 - Adrian, Ellen, Liz, Sue, Michael, Spencer, Mary K-L
UPDATED Christmas Eve Cantors, 7:00 - Kelly, Sue, Michael, Jeanne, Matt, Alex

 

music schedule

Christmas Eve - St. John - 4:00 and 7:00
Carol Sing:
Angels We Have Heard on High
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Christmas Hymn, 502
Away in a Manger
Anthem/Solo - Child of Light
Go, Tell It on the Mountain
Silent Night
Gathering: O Come, All Ye Faithful
Gloria: Christmas Gloria
Psalm: Today Is Born Our Savior (Tate, Octavo)
Gospel Acc: TBD
Preparation: Hark, the Herald Angels Sing
Eucharist Acclamations: Mass of Renewal
Communion 1: Awake, Awake and Greet the New Morn
Communion 2: Anthem - Throughout All Time
Communion 3: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Communion 4: Solo - Christ's Lullaby (Tate)
Sending Forth: Joy to the World

Christmas Eve - St. Thomas - 4:30
Carol Sing:
Angels We Have Heard on High
Anthem - Throughout All Time
Oh, Come, Little Children
Away in a Manger
Anthem - Cherub Choir
Go, Tell It on the Mountain
Sing Alleluia to the Newborn King
Gathering: O Come, All Ye Faithful
Gloria: Christmas Gloria
Psalm: Today Is Born Our Savior (Tate, Octavo)
Gospel Acc: TBD
Preparation: Hark, the Herald Angels Sing
Eucharist Acclamations: Mass of Renewal
Communion 1: Awake, Awake and Greet the New Morn
Communion 2: Anthem - Celebration Song
Communion 3: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Communion 4: Solo - What Child Is This
Sending Forth: Joy to the World

Christmas Eve - St. Thomas - 7:30
Carol Sing:
Angels We Have Heard on High
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Let All Mortal Flesh - Choir Anthem
Away in a Manger
O Holy Night - (AnnMarie solo)
Silent Night
Gathering: O Come, All Ye Faithful
Gloria: Christmas Gloria
Psalm: Today Is Born Our Savior (Tate, Octavo)
Gospel Acc: Festive Alleluia (with brass)
Preparation: Hark, the Herald Angels Sing
Eucharist Acclamations: Mass of Renewal
Communion 1: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Communion 2: Anthem - Amid the Cold of Winter
Communion 3: Good Christian Friends Rejoice
Communion 4: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (orchestra)
Sending Forth: Joy to the World
Postlude: Hallelujah Chorus?

Christmas Eve - St. Thomas - 11:00 Vigil
Preludes - solos
Gathering: Silent Night
Gloria: Christmas Gloria
Psalm: Today Is Born Our Savior (Tate, Octavo)
Gospel Acc: Festive Alleluia
Preparation: Away in a Manger
Eucharist Acclamations: Mass of Renewal
Communion 1: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Communion 2: It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Communion 3: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Communion 4: In the Bleak Midwinter
Sending Forth: Joy to the World

 

 
Matt Eldred, Music Director
E-mail: meldred@elcatholics.org
Office Phone: 517.351.7215 Ext. 318

St. Thomas Aquinas Parish
955 Alton Road • East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: 517.351.7215 • Fax: 517.351.7271

Weekend Masses:
Saturday 4:30 p.m. • Sunday 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.

Weekday Masses:
Monday–Friday 6:30 a.m.
Wednesday & Friday 9:00 a.m.

St. John Church & Student Center
327 M.A.C. Avenue • East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: 517.337.9778 • Fax: 517.337.8358

Weekend Masses:
Sunday 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., noon
5:00 p.m*., 7:00 p.m.

Weekday Masses:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 12:15 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday 9:15 p.m.

*5:00 Sunday only held during MSU Fall & Spring semesters

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