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Menlo Park, CA 94025

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First Friday in Advent St. Nicholas Day Celebration with Archbishop Cordileone and the Archbishop's Schola: Palestrina, La Rocca, & more!

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Benedict XVI Institute's Annual St. Nicholas Day Celebration

On the first Friday in Advent, to prepare for Christ's coming:

*Awe-inspiring sacred music by Palestrina, La Rocca, Grassi, Stopford, Gregorian Chant, and more.

*Prayers with Archbishop Cordileone

*Cookies, cider and cheerful hospitality afterward.

Christmas is coming. Join us at St. Patrick's Seminary.

Friday, December 3rd, 7 pm.

This is not on Zoom, in person only!

We appreciate a $25 donation, if you can reasonably afford it, to cover the cost of this concert-quality prayer service and some delicious hospitality. But come!

See you there!

St. Nicholas Day Celebration Program

St. Nicholas Hymn

Angelus Domini

Reading: The Coming Birth of the Prince of Peace

Micah 5:1-5a

Luke 1:26-38

Magnificat (Ciro Grassi)

There is No Rose (Stopford)

Ave Maria (La Rocca)

Reading: Preparing for the Return of the Prince of Peace

Isaiah 11:10-12

I Thessalonians 5:1-11

Magnificat (Palestrina)

O Antiphons

O Sapientiae (O Wisdom): “O Wisdom, Who didst come out of the mouth of the Most High, reaching from end to end and ordering all things mightily and sweetly: come and teach us the way of prudence.” (Ecclesiastes 24:5, Wisdom 8:1)

O Adonai (O Lord): “O Lord, and Leader of the house of Israel, Who didst appear to Moses in the flame of the burning bush, and didst give unto him the Law on Sinai: come and with an outstretched arm redeem us.” (Exodus 3:2 & 20:1)

O Radix Jesse (O Root of Jesse): “O Root of Jesse, Who dost stand for an ensign of the people, before Whom kings shall keep silence, and unto Whom the Gentiles shall make their supplication: come to deliver us, and tarry not.” (Isaiah 11:10 & 52:15)

O Clavis David (O Key of David): “O Key of David and Sceptre of the house of Israel, Who dost open and no man doth shut, Who dost shut and no man doth open, come and bring forth from his prisonhouse the captive that sitteth in darkness and in the shadow of death.” (Isaiah 22:22; Ps. 106:10; & Luke 1:79)

O Oriens (O Dayspring): “O Dawn of the East, Brightness of the Light Eternal and Sun of Justice, come and enlighten them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.” (Zachariah 3:8 & 6:12; Malachi 4:2; & Psalm 106:10)

O Rex Gentium (O King of the Nations): “O King of the Gentiles and the Desired of them, Thou Cornerstone that dost make both one, come and deliver man, whom Thou didst form out of the dust of the earth.” (Ephesians 2:20, 14; Genesis 2:7)

O Emmanuel (O Emmanuel): “O Emmanuel, our King, and Lawgiver, the Expected of the Nations and their Saviour, come to save us, O Lord our God.” (Isaiah 7:14 and 33:22)

Reading: Prince of Peace Seacula Seaculorum

Isaiah 9:6-7

Revelations 19:11-16

Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending

On Jordan’s Bank

People Look East

Closing Prayer: Litany of the Prince of Peace (world premier, Bible canticles compiled and prayers written by Rebekah Wu and music by Father Samuel Weber, edited by Father Joseph Homick and Archbishop Cordileone; w/ the Archbishop chanting “Let Us Pray”

Alma, Redemptoris Mater


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