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December 19, 2023

Nativity of the Lord (Christmas): Mass at Dawn (Dec 25, 2023)


The shepherds said to one another, “Let us go, then, to Bethlehem to see this thing that has taken place which the Lord has made known to us.” Like the shepherds, let us return home from this morning liturgy and share the joy of Christmas with our families and friends.

 

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 Go Tell It on the Mountain (Spiritual)

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #104; Never Too Young #158; Breaking Bread 2024 #82

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

Spirit & Psalm 2024: page 42

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

Spirit & Psalm 2024: page 44

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

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #100; Spirit & Song #149; Breaking Bread 2024 #89

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

Let Us All Rejoice #20

Communion Chant Angels We Have Heard on High (Traditional; arr. by Dean Baskerville)

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #101; Spirit & Song #145; Breaking Bread 2024 #87

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

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #109

Sending Forth Love Has Come (Matt Maher)

Choose Christ Missal 2024 #98; Spirit & Song #329; Never Too Young #155; Breaking Bread 2024 #494
 

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

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