Ordination to the Priesthood of Callum Brown

Saturday, 21 July 2018

 
Entrance Lord, you give the great commission
Kyrie Missa de Angelis
Gloria Missa de Angelis
Psalm I will sing forever of your love (mcb)
Gospel Acclamation Easter Gospel Acclamation (Brian Luckner)
Litany of the Saints Chant
Illustrative Rites Veni Creator Spiritus (Chant & T.L de Victoria, c. 1548-1611)
Kiss of Peace Ubi Caritas (Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986) & chant)
Preparation of the Gifts Alleluia, sing to Jesus
Sanctus, Acclamation A, Amen Missa de Angelis & Missal tones
Agnus Dei Missa de Angelis
Communion (i) Whoever eats my flesh (John Ainslie)
(ii) Sweet Heart of Jesus
(iii) O Sacrum Convivium (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)
Recessional Holy light on earth’s horizon
 

For the Kiss of Peace – a lengthy rite in which the new priest is greeted by all the other priests present – we spun out the Duruflé by alternating the antiphon with chant verses not set by the composer. It was a haunting mixture, and timed to perfection. Before that, we raised the roof with the Gospel Acclamation, which struck exactly the right note of power and drama for a grand gathering of the diocese for a truly special event.

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