25 December 10am – CHOIR

Mass of Christmas Day, with Choir and Orchestra

nativity-charles_le_brunIs 52.7-10, Heb 1.1-6, Jn 1.1-8

And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory

  • Mass setting: Missa brevis in C, ‘Spatzen-Messe’ (W. Mozart)
  • Gospel Acclamation:  Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah (Handel)
  • Motet: Sir Christèmas (W. Matthias)
  • Communio: Viderunt omnes fines terrae salutare Dei nostri. All the ends of the world have seen the salvation of our God.
  • Hymns: O Come all ye faithful; Away in a manger; Hark the Herald Angels sing
  • Organ Prelude: Noël ‘Puer nobis nascitur’ – Nicolas le Begue (1630-1702)
  • Organ Offertorium: Noël – Charles Chauvet (1837-1871)
  • Organ Voluntary: In Dulci Jubilo BWV 729 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne