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Sunday Within the Octave of Christmas, 12:30 pm Mass, St. Cecilia Choir

Details:
Dec. 31, 12:30 pm
Missa ad Praesepe, George Malcolm (1917-1997)
Dormi Jesu, John Rutter (b. 1945)
O Magnum Mysterium, Pierre Villette (1926-1998)



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Feast of the Holy Family, 11 am Mass, St. Cecilia Choir

Details:
Dec. 31, 11:00 am
Missa ad Praesepe, George Malcolm (1917-1997)
Dormi Jesu, John Rutter (b. 1945)
O Magnum Mysterium, Pierre Villette (1926-1998)




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St. Cecilia Choir sings for 12:30 pm Mass

Details:
Dec. 25, 12:30 pm  -  Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Missa De Los Angeles, Juan Bautista Sancho (1772-1830)
Hodie Christus Natus Est, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
Angelus ad pastores ait, Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)




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9 am Mass with Children/Youth Choirs

Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Details:
Dec. 25, 9:00 am  -  Magnificat Choir, Choir of the Holy Innocents, St. Hildegard Choir, St. Nicholas Choir
Mass of the Shepherds, Pietro Yon (1886-1943)

Resurrection Choir and Orchestra - Music for Midnight Mass

Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Details:
Dec. 24, 11:00 pm  -  Christmas Carols with Choir and Orchestra beginning at 11:00 p.m.
11:00 pm Christmas Music

Good King Wenceslas, Arr. Reginald Jacques (1894-1969)
Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Arr. David Willcocks (1919-2015)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Arr. David Willcocks (1919-2015)
Silent Night, Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC (b. 1971)
Let all Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
O Holy Night, René Clausen (b. 1953)
Joy to the World, Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C. (b. 1971)
The First Nowell, Arr. David Willcocks (1919-2015)
Te Deum, Antonio Salieri (1750-1825)

12:00 am Christmas Midnight Mass
Traditional Latin High Mass (1962 Missale Romanum)

Mass in C major (Coronation Mass), K.317, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Dixit Dominus, Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783)




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Healey Willan Singers - 3rd Sunday of Advent

Healey Willan Singers sing both 11 am and 12:30 pm Masses

Details:
Dec. 17, 11:00 am  -  3rd Sunday of Advent (“Gaudete” Sunday)
Missa Brevis no. 4, Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Ecce Dominus Veniet, Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Tota pulchra es, Robert Whyte (1538-1574)
Magnificat in A, Healey Willan (1880-1968)




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A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 2017

Details:
Dec. 16, 7:00 pm

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Chicago Christmas




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CONGREGATIONAL CAROLS




Once in Royal David’s City
O come, O Come Emmanuel
Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus
Away in a Manger
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
Angels From the Realms of Glory
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

CHORAL MUSIC




Resurrection Choir

What sweeter music, John Rutter



Torches, John Joubert



The Little Drummer Boy, Arr. Davis, Onorati and Simeone



What is this Lovely Fragrance?, Arr. Healey Willan



St. Ceclia Choir

TBA

Magnificat Choir

TBA

St. Nicholas Choir and St. Hildegard Choir

TBA

ORGAN MUSIC




TBA

Healey Willan Singers - 2nd Sunday of Advent

Details:
Dec. 10, 11:00 am  -  Healey Willan Singers sing both 11 am and 12:30 pm Mass
Missa Brevis No. 4, Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Ecce Dominus veniet, Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548-1611)
Ecce concipies, Jacob Handl (1550-1591)
Magnificat in Eb, Healey Willan (1880-1968)




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Sing-along with Jolly Old St. Nick

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

Details:
Dec. 9, 3:00 pm
A Chicago Christmas classic! This family-fun event on Saturday, December 9 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


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St. Cecilia Choir sings for 7:30 pm Mass

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Details:
Dec. 8, 7:30 pm
Missa Congratulamini mihi, Orlando di Lasso (c. 1530-1594)
Congratulamini mihi, Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548-1611)
Ave Virgo Sanctissima, Francesco Guerrero (c. 1528-1599)
Fair in Face, Healey Willan (1880-1968)




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Healey Willan Singers - 1st Sunday of Advent

1st Sunday of Advent

Details:
Dec. 3, 11:00 am  -  Healey Willan Singers sing both 11 am and 12:30 pm Mass
Missa Brevis No. 6, Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Canite Tuba in Sion, Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)
Ecce Mater genuit, Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)
Magnificat in D, Healey Willan (1880-1968)




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St. Cecilia Choir sings for 11 am Mass

Latin High Mass, Ordinary Form

Details:
Nov. 26, 11:00 am  -  Feast of Christ the King
Missa Princeps Pacis, William Lloyd Webber (1914-1982)
A Song to the Lamb, Conrad Susa (1935-2013)
Sing Ye Praises to Our King (“Four Motets”), Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
O King all Glorious, Healey Willan (1880-1968)




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St. Cecilia Choir sings 11 am Mass

Details:
Nov. 19, 11:00 am  -  32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Missa Brevis in D, Colin Mawby (b. 1936)
O Trinity, Most Blessed Light, Healey Willan (1880-1968)
O Strength and Stay, Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Sedebit Dominus Rex, Stephanie Martin (b. 1962)




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Triple Comedy Capers - Sunday Matinee

Featuring the legendary Charlie Chaplin

Details:
Nov. 12, 3:00 pm  -  Silent Film accompanied on our 1927 Wurlitzer Theater Pipe Organ


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Magnificat Choir sings 11 am Mass

Details:
Nov. 12, 11:00 am  -  32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Mass in A Minor, Harold Darke (1888-1976)




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Brink Bush Organ Recital

Details:
Nov. 5, 3:00 pm  -  The concert will help benefit the poor and needy served by the St. Vincent De Paul Society




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Featured Composers



Henri Dallier
Jean Francaix
Wilhelm Middelschulte
Anthony Newman
Henri Nibelle
Camille Saint-Saens
Gerhard Strecke
Tomislav Vodakovic

About the Artist



Brink Bush is one of the leading interpreters of German Romantic organ music in the world today. He has performed and has made an extensive study of the organ works of the German-American composer, Wilhelm Middelschulte (1863-1943). He has performed throughout the United States, Germany, France, Austria, Israel and made his German debut at the Berlin Cathedral in 2001. Bush has given his lecture, “Wilhelm Middelschulte, his Life and Works” at Yale University, University of Iowa and for the National Convention of the American Guild of Organist, Chicago 2006. He was featured on American Public Media’s "Pipedreams" in a program titled Bach, Bush and Middelschulte. His New York debut was heard at Trinity Church Wall Street during the "Virgil Fox Legacy Twenty-fifth Anniversary Concert Weekend” and he is editor of the book “The Innermost Secrets” by T. Ernest Nichols, a book about the performance technique of the late great Virgil Fox. Brink’s CD, Heavy Pedal was most recently heard on BBC Radio 3, Late Junction Show featuring the Perpetuum Mobile for pedals alone of Middelschulte. Brink presented a lecture about Middelschulte at National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Boston, June 2014. In 2015 he premiered the J. S. Bach/Middelschulte version of the Goldberg Variations at Harvard University and Westminster Cathedral, London.
Brink serves at Organist-Director of Music for Sainte Anne Parish in Salem MA.

Musical Samples - Brink Bush, Organist






Resurrection Choir & Orchestra with Siena Heights University Choir

Details:
Nov. 5, 12:30 pm  -  22nd Sunday after Pentecost
Mass in G, Franz Schubert (1797-1828)



O Salutaris in F, Edward Elgar (1857-1934)



Pie Jesu, Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)



Lead us, Heavenly Father, Healey Willan (1880-1968)




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Mozart Requiem at 7:30 pm

Commemoration of All Souls

Details:
Nov. 2, 7:30 pm  -  St. Cecilia Choir and Orchestra
Requiem, K. 626, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Miserere, Johann Adolph Hasse (1699-1783)
Pie Jesu, Andrew Lloyd Webber (b. 1948)

Magnificat Choir sings 7:30 pm Mass on All Saints’ Day

Details:
Nov. 1, 7:30 pm
Missa Aeterna Christi Munera, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)




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St. Cecilia Choir sings 12:30 pm Mass

Details:
Oct. 29, 12:30 pm  -  Christ the King
Missa Ecce quam Bonum, Hans Leo Hassler
Dominus regit me, Philippe Rogier
In Nomine Jesu, Jacob Handl
Acclamations: Christus Vincit, Gregorian Chant




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