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A Service for the Vigil of the Immaculate Conception 2014

Fr. Jim Lawlor and the community of the Immaculate Conception parish in Maryhill welcomed the St. Mungo Singers to their parish for an evening service on 7 December which combined a celebration of Our Lady on the vigil of the feast of the Immaculate Conception, and a carol service. And just for good measure it offered an opportunity to give practical support to the local Greater Maryhill Foodbank. The church was warm and welcoming, and beautifully decorated with flowers and candles. It was a truly beautiful and contemplative service. Fr. Jim offered reflections on the character and virtues of Mary as a linking theme in a way which gave great focus to the liturgy. He began with the generosity of Mary shown in her life, a suitable link for the second of the carols sung by the choir as the congregation gathered – “In the Bleak Mid-winter” – with its final verse “What can I give him?”. (it has to be said that the carol also suited the weather outside where the rain was battering down and the wind was howling.) The service began on a joyful note with the antiphon “I rejoiced when I heard them say “Let us go to the house of God””. Fr.Jim welcomed everyone who had braved the weather. He identified among the themes of the service: the beginning of the Year of Religious;...

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Ecumenical Evening of Psalms, Carols and Prayer: Dec 7th at 7 p.m.

at Immaculate Conception Parish, Maryhill, Rd., Glasgow at 7.00 p.m. on Sunday 7th December . All welcome The Vigil of the Immaculate Conception an ecumenical evening of psalms, carols and prayer with gifts for those in need – ‘the generosity of Mary reflected in God’s people as they respond to the needs of their neighbours…’ To access the leaflet please click on the file below:...

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Complete Settings

Dalreoch Mass Written by Noel S. Donnelly to meet the needs of parishes with limited musical resources. Optional choral parts are available. Sheet music and MP3s for The Dalreoch Mass are listed below. Sheet music is in PDF format. Audio is in MP3 format. Full score: Sheet music Melody line: Sheet music The Sanctus: Sheet Music | Audio The Gloria: audio Mass of St Andrew The Mass of St Andrew was written to provide a congregational and choral setting to the text of the Mass parts of the Missal of Benedict XVI in 2011. The composer’s intention is that the melodies should be accessible to congregation and unison parish choir – since the ‘mass parts’ are the main musical opportunities for people to participate – while the optional choral harmonies provide an enrichment for larger choirs. Sheet music and MP3s for The Mass of St Andrew are listed below. Sheet music is in PDF format. Audio is in MP3 format. (c) Gerry Fitzpatrick Organ and voice Sheet music: Kyrie 1 | Kyrie 2 Audio: Kyrie 2 Sheet music: Penitential Act 1 | Penitential Act 2 Sheet music: Gloria in Eb | Gloria in F Sheet Music: Gloria in F (Choir parts) Audio: Gloria in F Sheet Music: Sanctus in Eb Sheet Music: Sanctus in F Audio: Sanctus in F Sheet Music: Memorial 1 in Eb Sheet Music: Memorial 1...

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