The Solemnity of Solemnities




MASS THIS SUNDAY (April 5, 2015)

1:30 pm, Holy Ghost Church, Knoxville


Celebrant: Rev. John Orr,  Deacon: Rev. Mr. Michael Hendershott,  Subdeacon: Rev. Adam Kane

          Processional Hymn:  Jesus Christ is Risen Today (Campion Missal 832 and below)

          Asperges Rite:  Vidi aquam (Campion 566 or red missalette 8)

          Order of Mass (Campion 571 or missalette 10)

          Proper Prayers and Readings (Campion 253 or propers leaflet)

          Ordinary: Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus-Benedictus, Agnus Dei (choir)

                        William Byrd (1540-1623):  Mass for Three Voices

         Preface of Easter (Campion 687 or propers leaflet)

          After Offertory:  Bach, Haec Dies, Christ Lag in Todesbanden (organ)

            After Communion: Panis Angelicus (Franck, Bread of Angels)
            Final Marian Antiphon:  Regina Caeli  (Palestrina, Queen of Heaven)
            Recessional Hymn:   Be Joyful, Mary, Heavenly Queen (Campion 847 and below)
            Postlude:    Bach, Fugue in D minor (organ)

11 am, St. Francis of Assisi Church, Townsend

3 pm, St. Therese of Lisieux Church, Cleveland

3 pm, St. Mary's Church, Johnson City


MASS NEXT SUNDAY (April 12, 2015)

Low Sunday (Octave Day of Easter)

1:30 pm, Holy Ghost Church, Knoxville

11 am, St. Francis of Assisi Church, Townsend

3 pm, St. Joseph the Worker Church, Madisonville


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Processional  (choir and congregation)
Jesus Christ is Risen Today


Jesus Christ is ris'n today! Alleluia!   Sinners, wipe your tears away! Alleluia!
He Whose death upon the Cross  Alleluia!    Saveth us from the endless loss.  Alleluia!
See the Holy Women come,  Alleluia!   Bearing spices to the tomb, Alleluia!
Hear the whiteclad Angel's voice,  Alleluia!   Bid the universe rejoice, Alleluia!
Go! tell all his breth'ren dear,  Alleluia!   He is ris'n--He is not here!  Alleluia!
Seek him not among the dead;  Alleluia!   He is Risen as He said!  Alleluia!
Glory, Jesu!  be to Thee!  Alleluia!   Thine own might hath set The free!  Alleluia!
Come! for primal joy restored, Alleluia!   Let us bless our Paschal Lord!  Alleluia!
Recessional  (choir and congregation)

Be Joyful, Mary, Heavenly Queen


Be joyful, Mary, heav'nly queen, Gaude, Maria:
Your grief is changed to joy serene, Alleluia, Laetare, O Maria!

The Son you bore by heaven's grace, Gaude, Maria:
Did all our guilt and sin efface, Alleluia, Laetare, O Maria!

The Lord is risen from the dead, Gaude, Maria:
He rose in glory as He said, Alleluia, Laetare, O Maria!

Then pray to God, O Virgin fair, Gaude, Maria:

That He our souls to heaven bear, Alleluia! Laetare, O Maria!