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Sunday, May 16, 2010 10:00 AM
The Sunday after Ascension Day
The Service of Holy Communion

The Hymns
The Processional Hymn: 102 – Hail thee, festival day!
The Sermon Hymn: 103 – See the Conqueror mounts in triumph (Tune: In Babilone)
The Communion Hymn: 368 – Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed
The Recessional Hymn: 347 – Alleluia! sing to Jesus! (Tune: Hyfrydol, Descant: Lewis)

The Setting of the Ordinary
John Merbecke, 1549 (702, [796], 706)
Old Scottish Chant (739)

The Minor Propers
Sunday after Ascension Day – Gregorian Chant: The English Gradual
The Introit: Exáudi, Dómine – Psalm 27:8, 9, 1
The Alleluia: Regnávit Dóminus – Psalm 47:8; St. John 14:18
The Offertory: Ascéndit Deus – Psalm 47:5
The Communion: Pater, cum essem – St. John 17:12, 13, 15

The Psalms, Anthems, and Motets
The Psalm: 47. Omnes gentes, plaudite. Anglican Chant: John Davy
The Offertory Anthem: Lift up your heads, O ye gates William Mathias

The Organ Voluntaries
The Prelude:

  • Majesté du Christ demandant sa gloire à son Père (from L’Ascension)Olivier Messiaen
  • Alléluias sereins d’une âme qui désire le ciel (from L’Ascension) – Messiaen

The Postlude: Transports de joie d'une âme devant la gloire du Christ qui est la sienne (from L’Ascension) – Messiaen