PRESENT LITURGICAL SEASON

THE PRESENT LITURGICAL SEASON IS ADVENT

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Sixth Sunday of Easter

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Entrance Antiphon [Introit]:

Proclaim a joyful sound and let it be heard;
proclaim to the ends of the earth:
The Lord has freed his people, alleluia. Isaiah 48:20 [Roman Missal]
Vocem iucunditatis annuntiate, et audiatur, alleluia: nuntiate usque ad extremum terræ: liberavit Dominus populum suum, alleluia, alleluia.
Ps. Iubilate Deo omnis terra: psalmum dicite nomini eius, date gloriam laudi eius. [Graduale Romanum, p.229]
Vocem iucunditatis annuntiate, et audiatur, alleluia: nuntiate usque ad extremum terræ: liberavit Dominus populum suum, alleluia, alleluia.
Ps. Iubilate Deo omnis terra: psalmum dicite nomini eius, date gloriam laudi eius. [Gregorian Missal, p.374]
Choose an Antiphona ad introitum and Psalmus from either of the two Masses for Eastertide, particularly Missa II [Graduale simplex, pp.172-177]
Cantate Domino canticum novum: laus eius ab extremis terræ, alleluia.
Psalm 98, verses 1-10

Other Settings and Translations

  1. Cantate Domino (Giovanni Francesco Anerio. Dietrich Buxtehude, Giovanni Croce, Johann Crüger, Daniel Friderici, Robert Führer, Adam Gumpelzhaimer, Hans Leo Hassler, David Millard, Claudio Monteverdi, Giuseppe Pitoni, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck)
  2. Spread the news with a voice of joy [Simple English Propers, p.127 (Adam Bartlett)]
  3. Speak out with a voice of joy [Simple Choral Gradual, p.108 (Richard Rice) CMAA]
  4. Sing a new song to the Lord [By Flowing Waters (Paul Ford) p.111, with Psalm 98 / Liturgical Press]

Liturgy of the Word:

  • First Reading: Acts of the Apostles 8:5-8,14-17 They prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit. 
  • Between the Readings
    • Alleluia I (Responsorial Psalm)
      • (A) Alleluia. Surrexit Christus [Graduale Romanum, p.230]
      • (A) Alleluia. Surrexit Christus [Gregorian Missal, p.375]
      • Confitemini Domino [Graduale simplex, p.173]
      • Alleluia, Confitemini Domino (Giovanni Paolo Cima, Alessandro Costantini, Jean Mouton, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Ascanio Trombetti)
      • Psalm 107: O give thanks to the Lord [By Flowing Waters (Paul Ford) p.112 / Liturgical Press]
    • Psalm 66:1-3 / 4-5 / 6-7 / 16,20  R. Let all the earth cry out to God with joy.
      • CBWIII
      • Chabanel Psalmody
  • Second Reading: I Peter 3:15-18 Christ was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the Spirit. 
  • PreGospel 
    • Alleluia II (Gospel Acclamation):
      • (A) Alleluia. Non vos relinquam [Graduale Romanum, p.242]
      • (A) Alleluia. Non vos relinquam [Gregorian Missal, p.389]
      • Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. Confitemini Domino [Graduale simplex, p.174]
      • Alleluia, O give thanks to the Lord [By Flowing Waters (Paul Ford) p.113, with Psalm 107 / Liturgical Press]
    • Gospel Verse: Jn 14:23 Whoever loves me will keep my word, says the Lord, and my Father will love him and we will come to him.
  • Gospel: John 14:15-21 If you love Me, you will keep My commandments. 

Offertory Antiphon:

Bless our God, you peoples, loudly sound his praise; he has given life to our souls, and has not let our feet slip. Blessed be God who refused me not my prayer or his kindness, alleluia. Psalm 66:8, 9, 20 **
Verses of Psalm 136 can also be sung between repetitions of the antiphon.
Benedicite gentes Dominum Deum nostrum, et obaudite vocem laudis eius: qui posuit animam meam ad vitam, et non dedit commoveri pedes meos: benedictus Dominus, qui non amovit deprecationem meam, et misericordiam suam a me, alleluia. [Graduale Romanum, p.231]
Benedicite gentes Dominum Deum nostrum, et obaudite vocem laudis eius: qui posuit animam meam ad vitam, et non dedit commoveri pedes meos: benedictus Dominus, qui non amovit deprecationem meam, et misericordiam suam a me, alleluia. [Gregorian Missal, p.378]
Choose an Antiphona ad offertorium and Psalmus from either of the two Masses for Eastertide, particularly Missa II [Graduale simplex, pp.172-177]
Iubilate Deo in voce exsultationis, alleluia.
Psalm 47, verses 1-4

Other settings and Translations.


  1. O nations, bless the Lord our God [Simple English Propers, p.128 (Adam Bartlett)]
  2. O peoples, bless our God [Simple Choral Gradual, p.109 (Richard Rice) CMAA]
  3. Cry out to God with joy [By Flowing Waters (Paul Ford) p.114, with Psalm 47 / Liturgical Press]

Communion Antiphon:

If you love me, keep my commandments, says the Lord,
and I will ask the Father and he will send you another Paraclete,
to abide with you for ever, alleluia. John 14:15-16 [Roman Missal]
(A) Non vos relinquam orphanos: veniam ad vos iterum, alleluia: et gaudebit cor vestrum, alleluia, alleluia. John 14:18 [Graduale Romanum, p.232]
Psalm 122:1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 can also be sung between repetitions of this antiphon.
(A) Non vos relinquam orphanos: veniam ad vos iterum, alleluia: et gaudebit cor vestrum, alleluia, alleluia. John 14:18 [Gregorian Missal, p.379]
Choose an Antiphona ad communionem and Psalmus from either of the two Masses for Eastertide, particularly Missa II [Graduale simplex, pp.172-177]
Cantate Domino, et benedicite nomini eius, alleluia.
Psalm 96, verses 1-10

Other Settings and Translations.


  1. (A) I will not leave you orphans [Simple English Propers, p.130 (Adam Bartlett)]
  2. If you love me, keep my commandments [Simple Choral Gradual, p.110 (Richard Rice) CMAA]
  3. O sing to the Lord [By Flowing Waters (Paul Ford) p.114, with Psalm 96 / Liturgical Press]
Mass settings:

  1. Missa I – Lux et origo (Gregorian chant) [Graduale Romanum, p.710]
  2. Missa I – Lux et origo (Gregorian chant) [Graduale simplex, p.75]
  3. Missa Jubilate Deo (Gegorian Chant) CBWIII

Hymns

  • All People that on Earth do Dwell (CBW)
  • Be Joyful, Mary, Heavenly Queen (CBW #497)
  • Christ the Lord Is Risen Again (CBW #498)
  • Now the Green Blade Rises ( CBW #502)
  • O Praise Ye the Lord ( CBW #649, )
AH = The Adoremus Hymnal, Ignatius Press
CBW = Catholic Book of Worship II / Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Choral Music


  • Glorify the Lord (J.P. Sweelinck) 
  • I Will Not Leave You Comfortless (William Byrd, Everett Titcomb)
  • If Ye Love Me; (Thomas Tallis, Healey Willan)
  • Jubilate (Egil Hovland) [Augsburg]
  • O Be Joyful (Healey Willan, Benjamin Rogers)
  • O Sing Joyfully (Adrian Batten)
  • O Sing unto the Lord a New Song (Healey Willan) [Peters]
  • Praise God, Ye Lands (Heinrich Schütz) [Concordia]
  • Regina caeli laetare (Gregor Aichinger / Angelini)
  • Regina caeli (Gregorian chant) [Liber usualis, p.278] 
  • Regina caeli (Antonio Lotti)
  • See, the Conquering Hero Comes (G.F. Handel)
  • Sing a New Song (Johann Pachelbel) 
  • Sing to Our God (arr. Eugene Butler)
  • Vocem jucunditatis (Gregorian chant) Proper Introit for 6 Easter [Liber usualis p.830]

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