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The Holy Trinity by Luca Rossetti da Orta, 1738-9, St. Gaudenzio Church at Ivrea (Torino). (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Feast of the Holy Trinity, Year B at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday May 27th at 9.30am including a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 314 Father, Lord of earth and heaven (Tune: Stuttgart)
Penitential Rite: 516 Taize
Gloria: 525 Ward
Psalm: Happy the people the Lord has chosen as his own (Ps32 or p119)
Acclamation: 539 Taize
Gifts: 317 Father, in my life I see
Holy Holy: 559 Mass of Hope
Mem Acclamation:
 560-1 Mass of Hope  

Lamb of God: 595 Foster
Communion: Song to the Trinity (CJM)
Going forth: 315 Lead us heavenly Father, lead us

For the next few weeks, we will be using a mixed Mass setting including elements from the Mass of Hope by Bernadette Farrell.

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Pentecost by Lazzaro Bastiani, between 1484 and 1490. Tapestry in wool, silk and silver thread. (Public domain).

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, Year B at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday May 20th at 9.30am including a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 302 Breathe on me, Breath of God
Penitential Rite: 516 Taize
Gloria: 525 Ward
Psalm: Send forth your Spirit, O Lord, and renew the face of the earth (Ps103, p50 or p118)
Acclamation: 539 Taize
Gifts: 304 Come, Holy Spirit
Holy Holy: 559 Mass of Hope
Mem Acclamation:
 560-1 Mass of Hope  

Lamb of God: 595 Foster
Communion: 306 Spirit of the Living God
Going forth: 854 Bring forth the kingdom

For the next few weeks, we will be using a mixed Mass setting including elements from the Mass of Hope by Bernadette Farrell.

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St Peter preaching, as described in the Acts of the Apostles. By Fra Angelico, 1395-1455. (Public domain).

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year B at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday May 13th at 9.30am including a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 292 New praises be given to Christ newly crowned (Tune: St Denio)
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: The Lord has set his throne in heaven (Ps102, p117)
Acclamation: 261 Gospel Acclamation for Easter
Gifts: 625 Bread for the world
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation:
 483-485 Parish Mass  

Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: 637 Seed scattered and sown
Going forth: 286 This joyful Eastertide

During the season of Easter, we will be using the Parish Mass written by the late Peter Jones.

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Depictions of the Crucifixion, the Resurrection and the Descent into Hell are combined in the initials of the abbreviated Latin inscription I(esus) H(ominum) S(alvator) (Jesus Saviour of Mankind), the emblem of the Franciscans. 15th Century. (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday May 6th at 9.30am including a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 272 Christ is alive! Let Christians sing
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: The Lord has shown his salvation to the nations (Ps97, p115)
Acclamation: 261 Gospel Acclamation for Easter
Gifts: 262 Eastertide Song (Verses by Cantor)
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation:
 483-485 Parish Mass  

Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: 667 Adoramus te Domine
Going forth: 274 Darkness is gone

During the season of Easter, we will be using the Parish Mass written by the late Peter Jones.

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Christ’s Appearance to Mary Magdalene after the Resurrection by Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov (1806 – 1858) – Painter (Russian). Public domain.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year B at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday April 29th at 9.30am including a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 270 Christ is alive, with joy we sing
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: You Lord, are my praise in the great assembly (Ps21, p114)
Acclamation: 261 Gospel Acclamation for Easter
Gifts: 268 Alleluia, Alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation:
 483-485 Parish Mass  

Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: Open our eyes to see, open our ears to hear, open our life to live your calling, open us Lord to love (CJM)
Going forth: 320 Hail redeemer

During the season of Easter, we will be using the Parish Mass written by the late Peter Jones.

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Paolo Veronese – The Resurrection of Christ . (Public domain).

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Second Sunday of Easter, Year B at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday April 8th at 9.30am including a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 276 He is risen, tell the story
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: Give thanks to the Lord for he is good, for his love has no end (Ps117, p111)
Acclamation: 261 Gospel Acclamation for Easter
Gifts: 258 The stone which the builders rejected (Cantor verses)
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation:
 483-485 Parish Mass  

Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: Alleluia! He is Risen!
Going forth: 321 Crown him with many crowns

During the season of Lent, we will be using some of the English Chants for the Order of the Mass, based on the Church’s tradition of Gregorian Chant.

Easter at Sacred Heart

You are welcome to join us for the Easter services 2018 at Sacred Heart. These are the services, with dates and times, together with details of what we will be singing.

The Last Supper by Lorenzo Monaco. Public domain.

Liturgy for Holy Thursday, Year B, Thursday March 29th at 7.30pm
Gathering: The glory of the cross we sing 238 (Tune 756)
Pen: Storrington 522
Ringing of bells
Gloria – Storrington 532
Psalm – Our blessing cup 55a
Gospel – 185 Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ, Word of the Father, Son of God
Washing of the feet – Jesus, our teacher and our Lord, stopped to wash the feet of his disciples, and he told them: This is an example; just as I have done, so you must do. Verses: Cantor.
Gifts – Brother, sister let me serve you 924
Holy – 584 Storrington
Memorial Acclamation – 585 Storrington
Lamb of God – 590 Storrington
Comm – Eat this bread 633
Transfer to the Altar of Repose – Of the glorious body telling 247a
Stay with me 249

Duccio di Buoninsegna – Christ Before Pilate Again. (Public domain)

Liturgy for Good Friday, Year B, Friday March 30th at 7pm (not 3pm)
Good Friday – Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion
Gathering: Silence
Psalm: Father into your hands, I commend my spirit (Ps30,p31)
Acclamation: 185 Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ, Word of the Father, Son of God
The reading of the Passion
Veneration of the Cross: This is the wood of the cross, followed by 251 O my people
253 Jesus Remember Me
Communion: Were you there when they crucified my Lord? 225
O sacred head ill-used 237
Going forth: Silence

Easter Vigil - St. Mary's, Holliston

Liturgy for Holy Saturday, Year B, Saturday March 31st at 8pm
Saturday – The Easter Vigil
The New Fire (outside the church)
The Exultet
PART TWO: LITURGY OF THE WORD
First reading: Genesis 1:1-31
God saw all that he had made and indeed it was very good
Response during the reading: Evening came and morning came, the first day, and God saw that it was good, and God saw that it was good.
We sing: R/. Send forth your Spirit O Lord, and renew the face of the earth
Prayer
Second reading: Genesis 22:1-18
Abraham is put to the test
Psalm: R/. Preserve me God, I take refuge in you
Prayer
Third reading: Exodus 14:15-31
(Third reading in the missal)
Psalm from exodus 15 sung response and sung verses
R/: I will sing to the Lord, glorious his triumph
Prayer
Fourth reading: Ezekiel 36:16-28
(Seventh reading in the missal)
Psalm 41/42 sung response and sung verses
R/: My soul is thirsting for the Lord, when shall I see him face to face
Prayer
Gloria: Storrington 532
Priest’s acclamation: 261
Psalm/Acclamation: Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia (p252 psalm book)
The Blessing of the Water: Springs of water
O living water 931
Gifts: Christ be our light 883a (Easter Vigil words)
Holy Holy: Storrington 584
Mem Acclamation: Storrington 585
Doxology: Traditional
Lamb of God: Storrington 590
Communion: Raise a song of gladness, peoples of the earth. Christ has come, bringing peace, Joy to every heart. Alleluia! Alleuia! Joy to every heart (x2) (Taize)
followed by Now the green blade riseth 278
Going forth: Thine be the glory 287

Two Disciples at the Tomb c1906 Henry Ossawa Tanner. (Public domain).

Liturgy for Easter Sunday, Year A, Sunday April 1st at 9.30am
Sunday – Easter Day
Gathering: Easter Alleluia 281
Penitential Rite: Storrington 522
Gloria: Storrington 523
Psalm: This day was made by the Lord: we rejoice and are glad (Ps 117, p42)
Sequence: 259 O flock of Christ
Acclamation: 261 Gospel Acclamation for Easter
Gifts: Christ the Lord is risen today 267 (273 for musicians)
Holy Holy: Storrington 584
Mem Acclamation: Storrington 585
Lamb of God: Storrington 590
Communion: Surrexit Christus 266
Now the green blade riseth 278
Going forth: Thine be the glory 287

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Jesus Christ in his Passion as the Lord of Patience or Lord of Contemplation as offered with the crown of thorns, the sceptre reed and mocked by Roman soldiers. Oil on canvas by Matthias Stom. (Public domain).

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year B at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 11th at 9.30am including a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 756 When I survey the wondrous cross
Penitential Rite: 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass (p202 of hymnbook)
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm: A pure heart create for me, O God (Ps50, p107)
Acclamation: 185 Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ, Word of the Father, Son of God.
Gifts: 609 In bread we bring you Lord
Holy Holy: Pershore 579
Mem Acclamation:
 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass (p207/8 of hymnbook)  

Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 748 Unless a grain of wheat shall fall
Going forth: 762 At the name of Jesus (verses 1 to 5)

During the season of Lent, we will be using some of the English Chants for the Order of the Mass, based on the Church’s tradition of Gregorian Chant.

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Jesus and Nicodemus by Crijn Hendricksz, 1616–1645 (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year B at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 4th at 9.30am including a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 970 Be thou my vision
Penitential Rite: 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass (p202 of hymnbook)
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm: O let my tongue cleave to my mouth, if I remember you not! (Ps136, p106)
Acclamation: 185 Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ, Word of the Father, Son of God.
Gifts: 183 Penitential Liturgy (Hold us in your mercy) Verses sung by cantor
Holy Holy: Pershore 579
Mem Acclamation:
 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass (p207/8 of hymnbook)  

Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 842 Come back to me, with all your heart
Going forth: 849 God forgave my sin in Jesus’ name

During the season of Lent, we will be using some of the English Chants for the Order of the Mass, based on the Church’s tradition of Gregorian Chant.

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The Transfiguration by Giovanni Bellini.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Second Sunday of Lent, Year B at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday February 25th at 9.30am. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 215 Transfigure us, O Lord
Penitential Rite: 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass (p202 of hymnbook)
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm: I will walk in the presence of thre Lord, in the land of the living (Ps115, p104)
Acclamation: 185 Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ, Word of the Father, Son of God.
Gifts: 608 Take my hands and make them as your own
Holy Holy: Pershore 579
Mem Acclamation:
 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass (p207/8 of hymnbook)  

Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 929 O Lord hear my prayer
Going forth: 994 May you walk with Christ beside you

During the season of Lent, we will be using some of the English Chants for the Order of the Mass, based on the Church’s tradition of Gregorian Chant.