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January 2018 – CHOIR in Recess

After Christmas and throughout January the choir will be in recess, to return on Sunday 4 February 2018. For 10am Sunday Mass throughout January, liturgical music will be supported by cantors. In the meantime St Francis Choir would like to … Continue reading

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Monday 25 December 10am – CHOIR

Solemn Mass of Christmas Day (with Orchestra) Is 52.7-10; Heb 1.1-6; Jn 1.1-18 And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory  Introit: (Gregorian) Puer natus est nobis, et filius datus est nobis, cujus imperium super … Continue reading

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Monday 25 December Midnight – CHOIR

Midnight Mass of the Nativity Is 62.1-5, Titus 2.11-14, Lk 2.1-4 To you is born this day… a saviour, who is the Messiah, the Lord  Carols before the mass (starting 11.30 pm)  Introit: (Gregorian) Dominus dixit ad me, Filius meus es tu, … Continue reading

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Sunday 24 December 10am – CANTOR

4th Sunday of Advent (B) Year of Mark 2 Sam 7.1-5, 8-12, 14,16; Rom 16.25-27; Lk 1.26-38 Mass setting: Mass Shalom Motet: The angel Gabriel from heaven came (Basque traditional carol) Communio: Ecce virgo concipiet et pariet filium et vocabitur nomen eius Emmanuel. Behold, a Virgin … Continue reading

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Sunday 17 December 10am – CHOIR

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 … Continue reading

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Sunday 10 December 10am – CANTOR

2nd Sunday of Advent (B) Year of Mark Is 10.1-5, 9-11; 2Pt 3.8-14; Mk 1.1-8 Make straight the paths of the Lord  Mass setting: Mass Shalom Motet: “O thou that tellest” from Messiah — G.F. Händel (1685–1759) Communio: (Gregorian, Bar 5.5, … Continue reading

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Sunday 3 December 10am – CHOIR

1st Sunday of Advent (B) Year of Mark Is 63:16b-17, 19b, 64:2-7; 1Cor 1:3-9; Mk 13:33-37 Mass setting: Missa Deus Genitor alme Motet: Ad te, Domine, levavi (A. Scarlatti) Communio: Dominus dabit benignitatem, et terra nostra dabit fructum suum. The Lord will bestow … Continue reading

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