Friday, August 30, 2013
MONTHLY EXTRAORDINARY FORM HIGH MASS RETURNS TO SAINT JOSEPH CHURCH, MACON, ON SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 1ST!
After a summer hiatus, although our 12:10 Ordinary Form Mass, which has the Liturgy of the Eucharist ad orientem, featured more Latin and the sung Latin propers during the summer, our monthly Extraordinary Form Mass returns this Sunday, September 1st at 2:00 PM. I will be the celebrant and after the Mass, will depart for Augusta and then later in the week for Rome for my three month sabbatical at the Pontifical North American College in Vatican City and their Institute for Continuing Theological Education. PRESS HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM AND TO SEE WHERE I WILL BE LIVING FOR THE NEXT THREE MONTHS!
Father Dawid Kwiatkowski will celebrate the other High Masses while I am away and our new parochial vicar from Ghana wants to learn this form of the Mass, Fr. Godfred Boachie-Yiadom!
This Sunday in the Extraordinary Form is the 15th Sunday After Pentecost. PLEASE NOTE HOW MUCH SCRIPTURE IS IN THE EXTRAORDINARY FORM OF THE MASS WHEN THE ACTUAL MASS IS SUNG, INCLUDING THE ACTUAL HYMNS, NOT SOMETHING THAT YOUR MUSIC DIRECTOR CHOSE FOR YOU IN SOME IDEOLOGICAL FASHION TO MAKE A STATEMENT AS IN THE ORDINARY FORM:
INTROIT: Psalm 85: 1-3
Incline Thine ear, O Lord, to me and hear
me: save Thy servant, O my God, that
trusteth in Thee: have mercy on me, O
Lord, for I have cried to Thee all day.
Give joy to the soul of Thy servant; for to
Thee, O Lord, I have lifted up my soul. V.
Glory be to the Father.
Let Thy continual pity cleanse and defend
Thy Church, we beseech Thee, O Lord;
and because it cannot continue in safety
without Thee, govern it evermore by Thy
help. Through our Lord.
EPISTLE: GALATIANS 5:25-26, 6:1-10
Walk in the Spirit. Let us not be made de-
sirous of vainglory, provoking one an-
other, envying one another. Brethren, and
if a man be overtaken in any fault, you,
who are spiritual, instruct such a one in the
spirit of meekness, considering thyself, lest
thou also be tempted. Bear ye one an-
other’s burdens, and so you shall fulfil the
law of Christ. For if any man think himself
to be something, whereas he is nothing, he
deceiveth himself. But let everyone prove
his own work, and so he shall have glory in
himself only, and not in another. For every
one shall bear his own burden. And let
him that is instructed in the word, com-
municate to him that instructeth him, in all
good things. Be not deceived: God is not
hose also shall he reap. For he that
soweth in his flesh, of the flesh also shall
reap corruption: but he that soweth in the
spirit, of the spirit shall reap life everlast-
ing. And in doing good, let us not fail; for
in due time we shall reap, not failing.
Therefore, whilst we have time, let us work
good to all men, but especially to those
who are of the household of the faith.
GRADUAL, PSALM 91:2-3
It is good to give praise to the Lord; and
to sing to Thy name, O Most High. V. To
show forth Thy mercy in the morning, and
Thy truth in the night.
Alleluia, alleluia. V. For the Lord is a great
God, and a great King over all the earth.
GOSPEL: LUKE 7:11-16
At that time Jesus went into the city of
Naim; and there went with Him His disci-
ples, and a great multitude. And when He
came nigh to the city, behold a dead man
was carried out, the only son of his mo-
ther, and she was a widow, and a great
multitude of the city were with her. And
when the Lord saw her, He had compas-
sion on her, and said to her: Weep not.
And He came near and touched the bier.
And they that carried it stood still. And He
said: Young man, I say to thee, Arise: and
he that was dead sat up, and began to
speak. And He delivered him to his
mother. And there came a fear on them
all: and they glorified God, saying: A great
prophet is risen up amongst us, and God
hath visited His people.
OFFERTORY ANTIPHON: PSALM 39, 2-4
With expectation I have waited for the
Lord, and He had regard to me; and he
heard my prayer, and He put a new canti-
cle into my mouth, a song to our God.
May Thy Sacraments, O Lord, be our safe-
guard, and ever defend us against the at-
tacks of the evil one. Through our Lord.
PREFACE OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY:
It is truly meet and just, right and for our
salvation, that we should at all times, and
in all places, give thanks to Thee, holy
Lord, Father almighty, eternal God: Who,
together with Thine only-begotten Son
and the Holy Ghost, art one God, one
Lord: not in the Oneness of a single Per-
son, but in the Trinity of one substance.
For what by Thy revelation we believe of
Thy glory, the same do we believe of Thy
Son, the same of the Holy Ghost, without
difference or separation; so that in con-
fessing the true and eternal Godhead, in It
we should adore distinction in persons,
unity in Essence, and equality in Majesty:
in praise of which Angels and Archangels,
Cherubim also and Seraphim day and night
exclaim, without end and with one voice
COMMUNION ANTIPHON: JOHN 6:52
The bread that I will give is My flesh for
the life of the world.
POST COMMUNION PRAYER:
In soul and in body, O Lord, may we be
ruled by the operation of this heavenly gift;
that the graces flowing there from, and not
the impulses of nature, may inspire all our
actions. Through our Lord.