Sunday 22 May 10am – CHOIR

6th Sunday of Easter (C) Year of Luke (First Communion)

Note: during this Mass, a number of children will receive First Holy Communion. This has been reflected in the selection of music to accompany the liturgy. 

Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Apoc 21:10-14, 22-23; Jn 14.23-29 The Holy Spirit will remind you of all I have said to you

  • Mass setting: Missa Aeterna Christi Munera (Palestrina), Mass Shalom (Smith)
  • Motet: Panis angelicus* (Franck)
  • Communio: (Gregorian Jn 14.26): Spiritus Sanctus docebit vos, alleluia: quaecumque dixero vobis, alleluia. The Holy Spirit will teach you, alleluia; all the things that I have said to you, Alleluia.
  • Hymns: I, the Lord of Sea and Sky HERE I AM, LORD; Lord Jesus, when you give yourself to me FIRST COMMUNION HYMN
  • Organ Prelude: Prelude in ‘G’ – Michael Gotthard Fischer (1773-1829)
  • Organ Voluntary: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der von uns BWV 666 – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*Panis angelicus
fit panis hominum;
Dat panis cœlicus
figuris terminum:
O res mirabilis!
Manducat Dominum
Pauper, Pauper,
servus et humilis.

The bread of angels
Becomes bread for humankind;
This heavenly bread gives
an end to all forms.
Oh, wonderful fact!
The Lord feeds the poor,
The slave, the lowly.