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St. Cecilia Choir, 12:30 pm Mass

Details:
Dec. 30, 12:30 pm
Missa Brevis No. 5, Healey Willan
A Christmas Lullaby, Healey Willan
While All Things Were in Quiet Silence, Healey Willan
Ye Shall Know that this day the Lord will come, Healey Willan

St. Cecilia Choir, 12:30 pm Mass

St. Cecilia Choir

Details:
Dec. 25, 12:30 pm  -  Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Missa Brevis No. 4, “Corde Natus ex Parentis,” Healey Willan
Here are we in Bethlehem, Healey Willan
What is this Lovely Fragrance, Healey Willan

St. Cecilia Choir, 12:30 pm Mass

Details:
Dec. 25, 12:30 pm
Missa Brevis No. 4, “Corde Natus ex Parentis,” Healey Willan
What is this Lovely Fragrance, Healey Willan
Resonet in laudibus, Healey Willan
Hodie Nobis Coelorum Rex, Claude Goudimel

Magnificat Choir sings 9 am Mass

Details:
Dec. 25, 9:00 am
Mass of the Shepherds, Pietro Yon
Here are we in Bethlehem, Healey Willan
A Spotless Rose, Herbert Howells
Wie schön singt uns der Engel Schar, Cornelius Freundt

Christmas Midnight Mass

Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Details:
Dec. 24, 11:00 pm  -  Resurrection Choir and Orchestra
11:00 p.m. Christmas Music

The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan
A Soft Light from a Stable door, Healey Willan
Carol of the Magi, John Rutter
O Come all ye faithful, Arr. John Rutter
Hark the Herald Angel Sings, Arr. David Willcocks
Silent Night, Arr. Rev. Scott Haynes, SJC
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Arr. David Willcocks
The First Nowell, Arr. David Willcocks
Pueri Concinite, Johann Ritter von Herbeck
Transeamus usque Bethlehem, Josef Ignaz Schnabel

12:00 a.m. Christmas Midnight Mass - Latin High Mass, Extraordinary Form

Dixit Dominus, Baldassare Galuppi
Parvulus Filius, Franz Schneider
Missa Brevis in C, K. 259, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

St. Cecilia Choir, 12:30 pm Mass

Details:
Dec. 23, 12:30 pm
Missa Brevis No. 3, Healey Willan
O Emmanuel (Great “O” Antiphons), Healey Willan
Canite tuba, Francisco Guerrero
Alma Redemptoris Mater, Francisco Guerrero
Conditor Alme Siderum, Francisco Guerrero

St. Cecilia Choir, 12:30 pm Mass

Details:
Dec. 16, 12:30 pm
Missa Brevis No. 14, “St. Alphege,” Healey Willan
O Oriens (Great “O” Antiphons), Healey Willan
Ex Sion, Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
Qui Sedes, Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
Benedixisti, Josef Gabriel Rheinberger

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 2018

Details:
Dec. 15, 7:00 pm

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Chicago Christmas


You can get tickets by calling toll free, 1-800-838-3006. Tickets are available at the door as well.

CONGREGATIONAL CAROLS




Once in Royal David’s City
O come, O Come Emmanuel
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Away in a Manger
O Christmas Tree
Good Christian Men Rejoice
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

CHORAL MUSIC



St. Cecilia Choir, Resurrection Choir, Magnificat Choir, Choir of St. Hildegard and St. Nicholas

Manger Carol, Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)
The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)
The Annunciation (The Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)
The Manger (The Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)
The Shepherds (The Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)
The Magi (The Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)
The Fulfilment (The Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)
Angels from the Realms of Glory (The Angel Carols), Nicholas White (b. 1967)*
Gabriel’s Message (The Angel Carols), Nicholas White (b. 1967)*
The Sussex Carol (The Angel Carols), Nicholas White (b. 1967)*
Welcome Yule, Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)
An Earthly Tree, Stephanie Martin (b. 1962)*
Here are we at Bethlehem, Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)
O Magnum Mysterium, Nicholas White (b. 1967)

*Premiere

ORGAN MUSIC



Variations on In dulci Jubilo, Denis Bedard (b. 1950)
Quem pastores laudavere, Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)
Pastorale, Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)
From east to west, Healey Willan (1880 – 1968)
Partita on Adeste Fideles, Charles Callahan (b. 1951)
In dulci jubilo BWV 729, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)


St. Cecilia Choir, 12:30 pm Mass

Details:
Dec. 9, 12:30 pm
Missa Brevis No. 13, “Holy Cross,” Healey Willan
O Radix Jesse (Great “O” Antiphons), Healey Willan
Sancta Maria succurre miseris, Francisco Guerrero
Ecce Maria Genuit, Hans Leo Hassler
I beheld her, beautiful as a dove, Healey Willan

Sing-along with Jolly Old St. Nick

Featuring the 1927 Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ with Jay Warren Theatre Organist

Details:
Dec. 8, 3:00 pm
A Chicago Christmas classic! This family-fun event on Saturday, December 8 at 3:00 pm in our parish hall features a load of Christmas goodness!
Watch vintage 1920s Christmas Cartoons accompanied by our "Might Wurlitzer" theatre organ! We'll enjoy also singing along with classic carols like Jingle Bells, Frosty the Snowman, Silver Bells, Joy to the World, O Come all ye Faithful, and more... Gather around and hear a story! And even a visit from St. Nick himself!



Hear the amazing Jay Warren of the Silent Film Society of Chicago play our Wurlitzer Theater Pipe organ with all its pipes, bells & whistles. The afternoon also includes pizza, chicken, candy, drinks, etc.

P.S. Don't forget to bring your camera to get a photo with St. Nick!
Chicago Christmas


Tickets



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St. Cecilia Choir, 12:30 pm Mass

Details:
Dec. 2, 12:30 pm  -  1st Sunday of Advent

Mass Brevis No. 7, “O Westron Wynde,” Healey Willan
O Sapientia (Great “O” Antiphons), Healey Willan
Ave Verum, Francis Poulenc
Rorate Caeli, Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
Universi, Qui Te Expectant, Josef Gabriel Rheinberger

St. Cecilia Choir, 11 am Mass

Feast of Christ the King

Details:
Nov. 25, 11:00 am  -  St. Cecilia Choir
Missa Brevis No. XII, Healey Willan
A Prayer of Rejoicing, Healey Willan
God of Mercy, Healey Willan
O King all Glorious, Healey Willan
Christus Vincit, Ambrosian Chant

“Oh, Doctor” 1925 Silent Film Comedy

Featuring the 1927 Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ

Details:
Nov. 18, 3:00 pm  -  Jay Warren - Photoplay Organist

St. Cecilia Choir, 11 am Mass

Details:
Nov. 18, 11:00 am  -  St. Cecilia Choir
Missa Sancti Michaelis, Healey Willan
O King, to Whom all Things do Live, Healey Willan
How they so softly rest, Healey Willan
O How Sweet, O Lord, Healey Willan