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 12 (Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Wisdom of Solomon 6:12-16
  • Reading 2: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
  • Gospel: Matthew 25:1-13

 

Nov 19 (Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time)

  • Reading 1: Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31
  • Reading 2: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6
  • Gospel: Matthew 25;14-15, 19-21

 

Nov 26 (The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe)

  • Reading 1: Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17
  • Reading 2: 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28
  • Gospel: Matthew 25:31-46

 

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 

September 2017 through January 2018

List of Songs for Cantors

November 11/12:

Mass Parts: Mass of Christ the Savior EXCEPT Gospel Acclamation is Celtic Alleluia

  • Gathering: Find Us Ready (2 verses)
  • Psalm 95: If Today, You Hear the Voice of God (Hurd)
  • Offertory:  God of Day and God of Darkness (all verses)
  • Communion: We Give You Thanks (all verses)
  • Recessional: Soon and Very Soon

 

November 18/19:

Mass Parts: Mass of Christ the Savior EXCEPT Gospel Acclamation is Celtic Alleluia

  • Gathering: Gather Us In (2 verses)
  • Psalm 25: To you O Lord I Lift My Soul (by Haugen)
  • Offertory:  I Want to Walk as A Child Of the Light (all verses)
  • Communion: Christ Be Our Light (4 verses)
  • Recessional: Sent Forth By God's Blessing (all verses)

 

November 25/26:

Mass Parts: Mass of Christ the Savior EXCEPT Gospel Acclamation is Celtic Alleluia

  • Gathering: This Is the Feast (3 verses)
  • Psalm: Shepherd Me O God (all verses)
  • Offertory:  At the Table Of the World (all verses)
  • Communion: Taste and See by Moore (all verses)
  • Recessional: Sing With all The Saints In Glory (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.