Vigil of the Nativitiy of Our Lord Jesus Christ; Christmas Eve; Procession, Blessing of the Crèche & High Mass

Schedule of Services

Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 11:00pm, High Mass

Celebrant: Fr Paul Allick
Preacher: Fr Paul Allick
Deacon: The Rev'd Michael Schreiber
Subdeacon: Viliami Dauwe
MC: John Porter
Thurifer: Jack Jensen
Crucifer: Tom Veitch
First Acolyte: Anna McHargue
Second Acolyte: William Bonnell
Lector: Tom Veitch
Intercessor: Deacon
Ushers: Sam Cantin & Jude Morton
Vestry Counter: Jack Jensen
Altar Guild: Sat.: All Altar Guild Members; Post & Set-up for Sunday: All Altar Guild Members
Canopy Bearers: ,

Music for Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 11:00pm

  • Prelude: A Christmas Sequence: Laetabundus–Mode VI Magnificat du 3ième et 4ième Ton–Michel Corrette I sing of a Maiden–Lennox Berkeley Meine Seele erhebt den Herren–J. S. Bach (1685-1750) Fugue on the Magnificat (Meine Seele erhebt den Herren), S. 733–Bach Gabriel’s Message–Basque Carol, arr. Edgar Pettman
  • Introit: Resonet in laudibus-Jacob Handl (1550-1591)
  • Gradual: O magnum mysterium-Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
  • Alleluia Verse: Dominus dixit-Mode II
  • Anthem: Hodie Christus natus est-Luca Marenzio (1553-1599)
  • Offertory Antiphon: Laetentur caeli-Mode IV
  • Motet: There is no Rose-Philip Stopford (b. 1977)
  • Communion Antiphon: In splendoribus-Mode VI
  • Postlude: In dulci jubilo, S. 729
  • Schola Adventus, directed by Dr Paul Ellison