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.

Apr 19 (Good Friday)

  • Reading 1: Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12
  • Reading 2: Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
  • Gospel: John 18:1 – 19:42

 

Apr 20 (Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil)

  • Reading 1: Genesis 1:1 – 2:2
  • Reading 2: Exodus 14:15 – 15:1
  • Reading 3: Ezekiel 36:16-17A, 18-28
  • Epistle: Romans 6:3-11
  • Gospel: Luke 24:1-12

 

Apr 21 (The Resurrection of the Lord, The Mass of Easter Day)

  • Reading 1: Acts 10:34A, 37-43
  • Reading 2: 1 Corinthians 5:6B-8
  • Gospel: John 20:1-9

 

Apr 28 (Second Sunday of Easter or Divine Mercy Sunday) – First Eucharist

  • Reading 1: Acts 5:12-16
  • Reading 2: Revelation 1:9-11A, 12-13, 17-19
  • Gospel: John 20:19-31

 

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 

Choir Rehearsal and Mass Schedule - January to June 2019

 

List of Songs for Cantors

Apr 19 (Good Friday)

Gospel Acclamation - Mass of the Angels and Saints.

  • Gathering: Silent Gathering
  • Psalm 31: I Put My Life in Your Hands (3 Verses)
  • Veneration of the Cross:
    •  Were You There (6 Verses)
    • Jesus the Lord – Choir sings
    • My God, My God (4 Verses)
    • Behold the Lamb (4)
  • Communion Rite:
    • In Remembrance – Choir sings
    • Now We Remain (4 Verses)
  • Recessional: Silent Exit

 

Apr 20 (Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil)

All Mass parts Storrington Mass.

  • Psalm 1: Psalm 104: Lord, Send Out Your Spirit (Lisicky) (3 Verses)
  • Psalm 2: Exodus 15: Let Us Sing to the Lord (3 Verses)
  • Psalm 3: Isaiah 12: With Joy You Shall Draw Water (3 Verses)
  • Sprinkling Rite: Rain Down (3 Verses)
  • Offertory: All You on Earth (3 Verses)
  • Communion: I Am the Bread of Life (5 Verses)
  • Recessional: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today (4 Verses)

 

Apr 21 (The Resurrection of the Lord, The Mass of Easter Day)

All Mass parts Storrington Mass, except Celtic Amen.

  • Gathering: This is the Feast (5 Verses)
  • Psalm 118: This is the Day the Lord Has Made(3 Verses)
  • Sprinkling Rite: Rain Down (3 Verses)
  • Offertory: Rise Up With Him (3 Verses)
  • Communion 1: Taste and See (Moore) (3 Verses)
  • Communion 2: Out of Darkness (3 Verses)
  • Recessional: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today (4 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.