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December 24, 2003: Christmas Vigil

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June 21, 2004 Tweflth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Cycle C
July 25, 2004 Seventeeth Sunday in Ordinary Time

FIRST READING:

Is. 62: 1-5 "The Lord takes delight in you." No longer will your name be forsaken, but you shall be called "My Delight."

RESPONSORIAL PSALM:

Ps. 89 "I will sing for ever of your love, O Lord."

SECOND READING:

Acts 13: 16-17, 22-25 "Paul spoke of Christ, the son of David."

GOSPEL ACCLAMATION:

"Tomorrow the wickedness of the earth will be destroyed: the Savior of the world will be our king."

GOSPEL:

Mt. 1: 1-25 "A genealogy of Jesus Christ, son of David."

FOCUS: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son and they will call him Emmanuel.

SUGGESTED PREFACE/PRAYER SELECTIONS:

Opening Prayer: See alternate

Preface: See second preface for Christmas

Eucharistic Prayer: Roman Canon with the proper commemorations for Christmas

The Lord's Prayer: See first introduction

Prayers over the people : Fourteenth

or

Solemn Blessing for Christmas

GATHERING SONG:

A Christmas Gloria (Gibson) BB

A Christmas Introit (O. Gibbons)

392-00052

A Christmas Song MSM-50-1013

A Stable Lamp Is Lighted (Haugen) G-3805

The Age of Expectation GC

Awake, Awake and Greet the Morn RS,

WP

City of God (Schutte) ACH, BB/MI,

CBW III, GC, GP, GPCOMP, GTR, JS,

RS, WW, WC

Come to Us, Home to Us (Kantor) G-3349

Come, Holy Babe (Nichols) G-2641

Come, O Long Expected Jesus GC, WP

Creator Alme Siderum PMB

Carol of the Stranger (Cooney) G-4118

Dear Maker of the Starry Skies PMB

Forever I Will Sing BB/MI, GP2, JS

Gathering Rite: O Come All Ye Faithful (Haugen) G-4555

God of Adam, God of Joseph G2, RS

I Will Sing of the Mercies (Mendelssohn,

Young) HP-AG7228

In Dulci Jubilo (Anonymous) 312-40918

Jesus, Son of God (Bock) G-3749

Led by the Spirit (Hurd) BB, JS

Like a Whisper in the Heart (Janco) G-4614

Lord of Glory (Manion) BB/MI, GP,

GPCOMP, GTR, JS

Mary's Lullaby (Bock) G-3757

Marana, tha! PMB, WCH

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel BB,

CBW II, CVH, GC, GPCOMP, PMB, WP

People, Look East BB, CBW II,

CVH, GC, PMB, WP

Praise to the Lord (German Hymn Tune)

312-41220

Praise We the Lord This Day, GC, WP

Prepare to Receive Him (Bach) G-3348

The Lord of Glory (O'Brien) G-3778

The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy G2, GC

RESPONSORIAL PSALM:

Psalm 89: I Will Sing Forever of Your

Love, O Lord (Inwood) BB

Psalm 89: For ever I will sing (Guimont)

CCH, RS

Psalm 89: For ever I will sing (Haugen) GTR, GC RS

125-129 GGP (Gelineau)

16 SMM, Vol. 5 (Kraehenbuel)

PREPARATION OF THE GIFTS:

A Babe Is Born WS

A Babe Was Born on Winter's Night (Bock) G-3758

African Noel (Kauffmann) 362-03288

Awake, Awake, Fling Off the Night

CBW II, WOV

Before the World Began: I Am for You (Bell) G-4381

Carol at the Manger (Haugen) G-3572

Child of My Heart (Haugen) G-3804

Come, O Long-awaited Savior CBW II,

PMB

Come Unto Me (Hurd) BB, JS

Creator of the Human Race WW

Creator of the Stars of Night BB,

CBW II, CVH, GC, WP

Emanuel (Manion) BB, GP

Enduring Love(Connolly) G-3846

God It Was (Bell) G2, GC, RS

He Came Down A West African Christmas Carol (Haugen) G-3808

In Deepest Night BB

Let Heaven Your Wonders Proclaim (Bell)

G2, GC

Night of Silence CCH, GTR, G2

O Lovely Christmas Rose (Caldwell)

312-41143

O Magnum Mysterium (da Vittoria)

312-40484

Patience, People (Foley) BB, GP,

GPCOMP

The Aye Carol (Bell) GC

COMMUNION:

A Christmas Carol (Joncas) GPCOMP

Child of Light (Kantor) G-3350

How Could It Be, Little Child?

MSM-50-1017

Jesus, the New Covenant (Deiss) PMB

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming BB,

CVH, GC, GPCOMP, PMB, WP

Maranatha:Veni Domine (Berthier)

TAIZE II

Night of Silence (Kantor) GTR, G-2760,

GC

O Come to My Heart, Lord Jesus

(Ambrose) 332-14838

Peace Is Only a Starry Night (Haugen)

G-2656

Silent Night BB, CBW II, CVH, GC,

GPCOMP, GTR, PMB, WP

The Birds Praise the Advent of the

Saviour (15th C. Catalan Christmas

Carol) 332-40113

With Hymns of Holy Joy (Leaf) 11-2211

SONG OF PRAISE:

A Stable Lamp is Lighted (Haugen)

G-3805, GC, WP

May We Praise You (Foley) BB/MI, GC,

GPCOMP, GP, GTR, JS

More Lovely Than a Rose (Kreutz) 4503TR

O Jesus, Bless Us (Franck) 11-2432

Sing Out the Tidings (Palestrina) WS

Take Comfort, God's People PMB, WP

CLOSING SONG:

A Season of Light (Lisicky) GC, WS

All the Ends of the Earth (Haas/Haugen)

BB/MI, GTR

All the Ends of the Earth (Hurd) BB/MI,

JS

Angels We Have Heard On High BB,

CBW II, CVH, GC, GPCOMP, GP,

PMB, WP

Gloria and Recessional WS

Gloria in excelsis Deo (Dewey) G-3895

Good News Carol, (Furlong) G-3917

Hodie Christus Natus Est (Robinson)

312-41262

Hodie Christus Natus Est (Sweelinck)

312-40155

Let Heaven Rejoice (Dufford) BB/MI,

CBW II, GP, GPCOMP, YPGP

Night of Silence GTR, GC

Sing a New Song (Bell) G-4672

Sing a New Song to the Lord (Bell) G-4380

Those Who Walked in Darkness (Breedlove) G-4100

Silent Night: Communion Rite (Daigle) G-4967

Sleep of the Infant Jesus (Fix) G-3624

'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime (Fix) G-3623

Thanksgiving Hymn from Ephesus (Hansen) G-4636

O Sleep Now, My Dear One (Haugen) G-3813

What Shall We Bring?(Hughes) G-4502

What Child Is This (Isele) G-3547

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