December 13, 2021

Nativity of the Lord (Christmas): Mass at Dawn (Dec 25, 2021)

“The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen.”

Let us go forth from this early morning liturgy and share with our loved ones the Good News that Jesus Christ is born!


Listen to the Podcast:


Christmas Dawn Entrance Antiphon  Today a Light Will Shine Upon Us (Steve Angrisano, Sarah Hart and Curtis Stephan)

Let Us All Rejoice #19

Entrance Chant Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Traditional)

Never Too Young #159; Breaking Bread 2022 #91

Responsorial Psalm A Light Will Shine on Us This Day (Tom Kendzia)

Spirit & Psalm 2021: page 43

Gospel Acclamation Alleluia: Mass of Restoration (Josh Blakesley and Leland G. “Grae” McCullough, IV)

Spirit & Psalm 2021: page 44

Presentation and Preparation of the Gifts Of the Father’s Love Begotten (Traditional; arr. by Curtis Stephan)

Choose Christ Missal 2022 #100; Spirit & Song #149; Breaking Bread 2022 #84

Christmas Dawn Communion Antiphon Rejoice, O Daughter Sion (Steve Angrisano, Sarah Hart and Curtis Stephan)

Let Us All Rejoice #20

Communion Chant The First Nowell (Traditional)

Breaking Bread 2022 #108

Song of Praise The Light of Christmas Morn (Sarah Hart and Norval Clyne

Choose Christ Missal 2022 #109

Sending Forth Go Tell It on the Mountain (Spiritual)

Choose Christ Missal 2022 #104; Never Too Young #158; Breaking Bread 2022 #102

Instrumental Christmas music in this podcast is from Joy to the World: A Jazz Christmas by OCP artist Rick Modlin.


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