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Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:00 AM
The Sunday after Ascension Day
The Service of Morning Prayer with 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 Thankfulness Ingathering Hymn: 481 – We give thee but thine own
The Communion Hymn: 106 – The head that once was crowned with thorns
The Mother’s Day Hymn: Insert – On this day all mothers honor
The Recessional Hymn: 104 – Hail the day that sees him rise (Tune: Llanfair, Descant: Langmuir)

The Preces, Responses, Antiphons, and Canticles
The Ferial Preces and Responses: 601
The Invitatory Antiphon for Ascension: 609
The Venite, exultemus Domino: 609
The Benedictus es, Domine: 623
The Jubliate Deo: 646

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

The Minor Propers
Sunday after Ascension Day – Gregorian Chant: The St. John’s Gradual (preliminary)
The Offertory: Ascéndit Deus – Psalm 47:5
The Communion: Pater, cum essem – St. John 17:12, 13, 15

The Psalms, Anthems, and Motets
The Offertory Anthem: Lift up your heads, O ye gates William Mathias

The Organ Voluntaries
The Prelude: Cantabile (from Trois Pièces) – César Franck
The Postlude: March on a theme of Handel, op. 15, no. 2 – Alexandre Guilmant