Liturgy and Music

Lectors

Readings for the Sunday / Holy Day Masses

Complete text for the readings can be found on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website: http://www.usccb.org. Select the Sunday/Holy Day on the calendar and the readings will appear on the screen.

 

Nov 25 (Thanksgiving)

  • Reading 1: Sirach 50:22-24
  • Reading 2: 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
  • Gospel: Luke 17:11-19

 

Nov 29 (First Sunday of Advent)

  • Reading 1: Isaiah 63:16B-17, 19B; 64:2-7
  • Reading 2: 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
  • Gospel: Mark 13:33-37

 

Dec 6 (Second Sunday of Advent)

  • Reading 1: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11
  • Reading 2: 2 Peter 3:8-14
  • Gospel: Mark 1:1-8

 

Dec 8 (Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

  • Reading 1: Genesis 3:9-15, 20
  • Reading 2: Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12
  • Gospel: Luke 1:26-38

 

Dec 13 (Third Sunday of Advent)

  • Reading 1: Isaiah 61:1-2A, 10-11
  • Reading 2: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
  • Gospel: John 1:6-8, 19-28

 

Dec 20 (Fourth Sunday of Advent)

  • Reading 1: 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8B-12, 14A, 16
  • Reading 2: Romans 16:25-27
  • Gospel: Luke 1:26-38

 

Dec 24 (The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) Vigil Mass)

  • Reading 1: Isaiah 62:1-5
  • Reading 2: Acts 13:16-17, 22-25
  • Gospel: Matthew 1:18-25

 

Dec 25 (The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) Mass During the Day)

  • Reading 1: Isaiah 52:7-10
  • Reading 2: Hebrews 1:1-6
  • Gospel: John 1:1-18

 

Dec 27 (The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph)

  • Reading 1: Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14
  • Reading 2: Colossians 3:12-17
  • Gospel: Luke 2:22-40

 

Instructions for Intercessions & Announcements

  • Intercessions and Announcements are placed in a CLEAR PLASTIC SHEET PROTECTOR on the table in the Reconciliation Room for Lectors to review before Mass.
  • Please leave this CLEAR PLASTIC SHEET PROTECTOR on the table.
  • There will be another CLEAR PLASTIC SHEET PROTECTOR on the Podium for Lectors to use during Mass.

Cantors & Choir

Choir Rehearsal and Mass Schedule 

 

Liturgy for the Week

 

List of Songs for Cantors

 

November 25 (Thanksgiving)

All Mass parts Storrington Mass.

  • Gathering: We Gather Together (2 Verses)
  • Psalm 145:  I Will Praise Your Name For Ever: (2 Verses)
  • Offertory: For the Beauty (3 Verses)
  • Communion: We Give You Thanks (2 Verses)
  • Recessional: Let All Things Now Living (2 Verses)

 

November 29 (First Sunday of Advent)

All Mass parts Mass of Creation.

  • Gathering: People Look East (2 Verses)
  • Psalm 25: To You, O Lord (Haugen) (2 Verses)
  • Offertory: Eye Has Not Seen (2 Verses)
  • Communion: On That Holy Mountain (3 Verses)
  • Recessional: Find Us Ready (2 Verses)

 

December 6 (Second Sunday of Advent)

All Mass parts Mass of Creation.

  • Gathering: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Verses 1 & 2)
  • Psalm 85: Lord, Let Us See Your Kindness (2 Verses)
  • Offertory: Like a Shepherd (2 Verses)
  • Communion: I Am for You (5 Verses)
  • Recessional: Proclaim the Joyful Message (2 Verses)

 

Who's Part of the Music Ministry?

  • Cantors lead and energize the congregation in singing during worship.
  • The Music Ministry Choir leads the congregation in singing as well as provides special music typically at the Gift and Eucharist parts of the Mass. Choral music performed is three to four part voices ranging from traditional to contemporary.
  • Instrumentalists play solos or accompany cantors, choirs, and the congregation in song.
  • The Handbell Choir ministers to the congregation through music.

 

To volunteer, contact Zach Holzer, Director-Liturgy & Music.