3nd Sunday of Advent – GAUDETE (B) Year of Mark
Is 61:1-2a, 10-11; 1Thes 5:16-24; Jn 1:6-8, 19-28
- Introit: Gaudete in Domino semper: iterum dico, gaudete: modestia vestra nota sit omnibus hominibus: Dominus prope est… Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice. Let your forbearance be known to all people. The Lord is at hand. Do not be anxious over anything, but in all manner of prayer, let your requests be made known unto God.
- Mass setting: Missa cum iubilo (Gregorian)
- Motet: This is the record of John (Orlando Gibbons)
- Communio: (Gregorian, Is 35.4) Dicite pusillanimes confortamini et nollite timere: ecce Deus noster veniet, et salvabit nos Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! Here is our God.
- Hymns: Advent prose (Rorate caeli); TIS 273 Lo, He comes with clouds descending HELMSLEY
- Organ Prelude: Air – John Blow (1649-1708)
- Organ Voluntary: Vom Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her” – J. Pachelbel (1653-1706)
Organist: Bransby Byrne