Schedule of Service Music for...


Sunday, February 2, 2014 10:00 AM
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, commonly called
The Purification of Saint Mary the Virgin

The Service of Holy Communion

The Hymns
The Processional Hymn: 347 – Alleluia! sing to Jesus! (Tune: Alleluia)
The Sermon Hymn: 116 – O Sion, open wide thy gates
The Communion Hymn: 398 – We love the place, O God
The Recessional Hymn: 479 – Love divine, all loves excelling (Tune: Hyfrydol, Descant: Lewis)

The Setting of the Ordinary
Missa de Sancta Maria MagdalenaHealey Willan (708, 797, 712, 713)

The Minor Propers
The Purification – Gregorian Chant: The St. John’s Gradual (preliminary)
The Introit: Suscépimus – Psalm 48:8, 9 & 1
The Gradual: Suscépimus – Psalm 48:8, 9 & 7
The Alleluia: Senex púerum – St. Augustine
The Offertory: Diffúsa est grátia – Psalm 45:2
The Communion: Respónsum accépit Símeon – St. Luke 2:26

The Psalms, Anthems, and Motets
The Psalm: 84:1–6. Quam dilecta! Anglican Chant: C. Hubert H. Parry
The Offertory Anthem: Nunc dimittis (from The Evening Service in G) – Charles Villiers Stanford

The Organ Voluntaries
The Prelude: Cantilène (from Troisième Symphonie, op. 28) – Louis Vierne
The Postlude: Sinfonia in D major (from Cantata 29, BWV 29i) – Johann Sebastian Bach