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This week

November 22-23, 2014 • Christ the King

Reading I: Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17
Psalm 23: The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.
Reading II: 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28
Gospel: Matthew 25:31-46

Prelude St John: What You Have Done for Me
Prelude STA 9: His Name is Wonderful (solo)
Prelude Outreach & 11: Jesus Here Present
Gathering: Crown Him With Many Crowns
Gloria: Mass of Joy and Peace
Psalm: Blest Are Those Who Love You
Gospel Acc: Alle Alle or Celtic Alleluia
Preparation of Gifts:Prayer of St. Francis
Preparation Outreach & 11: Go, Be Justice
Eucharist Acclamations: Glendalough Mass
Communion 1: The King of Love
Communion 2: Gift of Finest Wheat
Communion Outreach & 11: Anthem (TBD);
O Living Bread from Heaven
Sending Forth: We Are Called
Sending Forth Outreach & 11: Rejoice the Lord is King


Then We Will Sing for Joy! Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols
December 5 at 7:00 p.m. • St. Thomas Aquinas Church
This will be a concert featuring our entire music ministry!

Lansing Concert Band presents Holiday Festival 2014
December 13, 7:30 p.m. at Charlotte Performing Arts Center
Featuring: The Beaumont Brass
Tickets will be available online at

Sing in the New Year in Athens, Greece • December 27, 2015 – January 4, 2016
We are proud to announce that our Music Ministry has been offered the opportunity to sing in a New Year's music festival in Athens, Greece. The festival is being led by
Dr. Simon Carrington, founder of the world famous "King Singers."  In addition to the festival, our choirs will lead Mass for the feast of the Epiphany at the Cathedral of Dionysius the Areopagite in metropolitan Athens. The trip will be led by our Music Director, Matt Eldred and Fr. Mark is also going. To find out more, call Matt at 351-7215 or email

Let us know about an event you're involved in—concerts, performances, plays, additional ministries, etc! It's free advertising so why not post it here?

4:30 p.m. Saturday
9:00 a.m. Sunday
11:00 a.m. Sunday
November 22-23, 2014 • Christ the King
Hae Won
Hae Won
Hae Won
November 29-30, 2014 • First Sunday of Advent

cantors 2
8:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
November 23, 2014 • Christ the King
Hae Won
November 30, 2014 • First Sunday of Advent


music schedule

November 29-30, 2014
First Sunday of Advent

Prelude: A Flickering Candle
Gathering: Advent Gathering Song (Chepponis GIA)
Psalm: Lord Make Us Turn to You (Lyric Psalter, Year B)
Gospel Acc: Mass of Light
Preparation of Gifts: The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns
Eucharist Acclamations: Mass of Charity and Love
Communion 1: Jesus Hope of the World
Communion 2: Ps. 25 To You, O Lord
Communion Outreach & 11: Entrance Antiphons for Advent; Keep Your Lamps
Sending Forth: Soon and Very Soon
Sending Forth Outreach & 11: O God Our Help in Ages Past


Matt Eldred, Music Director
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

Music Ministry site designed and maintained by K. Sandula-Gruner • Last update: 11/20/2014