Holy Week at Saint Agnes, 2014

Palm Sunday – April 13th
Masses: Saturday – 5:10 PM
Sunday – 8:30, 9:30, 11:00 AM (Tridentine High Mass with Schola),
12:30 (High Mass with Schola), 5:15, 7:00 PM

Choral music for the High Masses:
Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, Op. 66 – Edmund Rubbra (1901–1986)
Hosanna filio David – Thomas Weelkes (1576–1623)
Improperium expectavit – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525–1594)
O Domine Jesu Christe – Palestrina

Spy Wednesday – April 16th
Regular Daily Mass Schedule:
7:10, 8:10 AM, 12:10, 12:40, 1:10, 5:10 PM
Tenebrae Service (Solemn Evening Prayer): 6:00 PM (with Schola)
Confessions: 7:30–8:30 AM, 12:40–1:40, 5:00–5:30 PM

Choral music for Tenebrae:
Lamentations of Jeremiah – Plainsong
In monte Oliveti – Orlando di Lasso (1532–1594)
Tristis est anima mea á 6 – Carlo Gesualdo (1566–1613)
Ecce vidimus – Lodovico da Viadana (1564–1645)
Ego vir videns (from Lamentations of Jeremiah, Op. 14)
– Alberto Ginastera (1916–1983)
Christus factus est – Anton Bruckner (1824–1896)

Maundy Thursday – April 17th
Low Masses: 8:10 AM, 12:10, 1:10 PM
Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 5:15 PM (with Schola)
Confessions: 7:30 AM–9:00 AM, 12:00 AM–1:30 PM, 4:00 PM–5:00 PM

Choral music for the High Mass:
Messe Solennelle (Kyrie, Gloria) – Jean Langlais (1907–1991)
Missa II: Kyrie fons bonitatis (Sanctus) – Plainsong, mode i
Messe in G Major (Agnus Dei) – Francis Poulenc (1899–1963)
Ubi Caritas (from Quatre Motets, Op. 10) – Maurice Duruflé (1908–1986)
Jesu, dulcis memoria, Op. 78, No. 2 – Pierre Villette (1926–1998)
O salutaris hostia, Op. 21 – Villette

Good Friday – April 18th
Additional seating with audio and video available in the Parish Hall.
The Seven Last Words of Christ from the Cross: 12:00 Noon–3:00 PM
Preached by Fr. Myles P. Murphy, S.T.L., Pastor of Saint Agnes (with Schola)
Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion: 3:00 PM (with Schola)
Solemn Stations of the Cross: 5:15 PM (with Schola)
Confessions: 11:30 AM–2:30 PM, 5:00 PM–6:00 PM

Choral music for the Seven Last Words:
Adolescentulus sum ego – Tribulatio et angustia – William Mundy (c. 1539–c. 1591)
He shall give his angels charge over thee, Op. 38 – Craig Sellar Lang (1891–1971)
Jesus, so lowly – Harold Friedell (1905–1956)
Vide homo (from Lagrime di San Pietro) – Orlando di Lasso (1532–1594)
Crucifixus etiam pro nobis á 8 – Antonio Lotti (1667–1740)
In manus tuas – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–1585)

Choral music for the Solemn Passion:
Passion according to Saint John – Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548–1611)
Crux fidelis – King John IV of Portugal (1604–1656)
Adoramus te – Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643)
Per lignum servi – Plainsong, mode viii
Salvator mundi (I) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–1585)

Holy Saturday – April 19th
Church open: 12:00 Noon–1:00 PM, reopens at 4:45 PM
The Easter Vigil: 7:00 PM (with Schola)
Confessions: 12:00 Noon–1:00 PM, 5:00 PM–6:00 PM

Choral music for the Easter Vigil:
Messe Solennelle in C Sharp minor, Op. 16 – Louis Vierne (1870–1930)
Sicut cervus desiderat – Sitivit anima mea
– Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525–1594)
Cantabo Domino – Palestrina
O sacrum convivium – Olivier Messiaen (1908–1992)

Easter Sunday – April 20th
Masses: 8:30, 9:30, 11:00 AM (Tridentine High Mass with Schola),
12:30 (High Mass with Schola), 7:00 PM (no 5:15 PM Mass)

Choral music for the High Masses:
Missa Sanctae Mariae Magdalenae – William Lloyd Webber (1914–1982)
Haec dies – Charles Wood (1866–1926)
Ave verum corpus – Colin Mawby (b. 1936)

Divine Mercy Sunday

Sunday, April 27th
Regular Sunday Mass Schedule: 8:30, 10:00, 11:00 AM (Tridentine),
12:30, 5:15, 7:00 PM
Divine Mercy Holy Hour with Exposition and Benediction: 3:00 PM (with Schola)
in honor of Divine Mercy
and the Canonizations of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II
with speaker Fr. Joseph Leinhard, S.J., Professor of Theology at Fordham University

N.Y.P.S. Mass

Monday, April 28th – 6:15 PM
The New York Purgatorial Society is a pious organization dedicated to praying for the souls in Purgatory through private devotions and by sponsoring a monthly Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary Form.  This month’s Mass will be a Missa Cantata for the Feast of Saint Paul of the Cross on Monday, April 28th at 6:15 PM.  All are invited and are encouraged to join the Society. For more information, please visit the N.Y.P.S. Website.

First Friday Vigil

Friday, May 2nd
Adoration with meditations and prayers will begin after the 5:10 PM Mass and will end with Benediction at 7:00 PM. There will be Exposition in the morning as well as the afternoon on the First Friday.