Author Archives: Nicholas Haggin

All Souls’ (Extraordinary Form)

Missa Cantata cum Absolutione St. Joseph Catholic Church Peoria, IL 7:15 PM Ad Missam Introit Requiem æternam Kyrie Kyrie pro defunctis Gradual Requiem æternam Tract Absolve, Domine Sequence Dies iræ Offertory Domine Iesu Christe Sanctus Sanctus XVIII Agnus Dei Agnus … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Summer Symposia

Notre Dame’s excellent Church Life Journal blog has been featured here before, particularly when talking about why chant is good for children. This summer, the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy will be providing three symposia that look quite exciting: Summer … Continue reading

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St. Joseph (Extraordinary Form)

St. Joseph Catholic Church Peoria, IL 7:00 PM Introit Iustus ut palma Kyrie Kyrie XVI Gloria Gloria VIII Gradual Domine, prævenisti eum Tract Beatus vir qui timet Credo Credo III Offertory Veritas mea Sanctus Sanctus XVIII Agnus Dei Agnus Dei … Continue reading

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At the Lord’s Table

In the Extraordinary Form calendar, this past Sunday was Quinquagesima, for which the appointed communion antiphon is this first-mode gem: Manducavérunt, et saturáti sunt nimis, et desidérium eórum áttulit eis Dóminus: non sunt fraudáti a desidério suo. They ate, and … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

Holy Cross Catholic Church Champaign, IL 5:30 PM View the worship aid for this appearance Prelude O Sapientia + Magnificat Offertory Veni, redemptor gentium Communion Ecce virgo concipiet

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Christ the King

Holy Cross Catholic Church Champaign, IL 5:30 PM View the worship aid for this appearance Prelude Regnum eius (Graduale Simplex) Offertory Kyrie fons bonitatis Communion Meditation Vexilla Christus inclyta

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Bereavement Mass (All Souls)

Holy Cross Catholic Church Champaign, IL 6:30 PM Prelude Requiem æternam Offertory Domine Iesu Christe Communion In paradisum Chorus angelorum

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Libera me, Domine

My mother-in-law died at the end of May. She had been ill for many years and was haunted by the memory of things for which she blamed herself, and perhaps by other things for which she was not at fault, … Continue reading

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Gloria Cartusiæ

October 6 is the feast of St. Bruno of Cologne, founder of the Carthusian Order. The Carthusians are famous as by far the most austere Western monastic order. Their motto is Stat crux dum volvitur orbis (“The Cross is steady … Continue reading

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Carmina Angelorum

In my last post I mentioned that my family sings chant as part of our everyday prayer, specifically grace before meals. It’s not the only bit of chant I’ve incorporated into the daily round; we also sing the prayer to … Continue reading

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