Dedication of the Lateran Basilica & Remembrance Sunday (2014)

Sunday, 9 November 2014

 
Act of Remembrance Requiem Aeternam (chant)
Two minutes’ silence
Entrance Hymn Abide with me
Kyrie Mass of the Redeemer (mcb) - Kyrie
Gloria Psallite
Psalm A River Flows (Psallite)
Gospel Acclamation Alleluia Mode 2 (plainchant)
Preparation of the Gifts How lovely are thy dwellings (Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897)
Sanctus, Acclamation, Amen German Mass (Schubert/Proulx)
Agnus Dei Mass of the Redeemer (mcb)
Communion Always in your presence (Philip Jakob)
Postcommunion We shall walk through the valley (trad. spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan)
Recessional Christ, be our Light (Bernadette Farrell)
 

Our observance of Remembrance Sunday took the same form as recent years, with the opening hymn leading us from our act of remembrance into the Mass for today’s feast. We sang not just about the delight of worshipping in God’s temple, in the beautiful fourth movement of Brahms’s Requiem, but also, in our closing hymn, of the challenge set out in today’s second reading from Corinthians, for ourselves to be God’s temple:

Make us your building,
sheltering others,
walls made of living stone.

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