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MASS IS AT 9.30 am, broadcast on Radio Maria England.

 

The Mass setting (Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei) is Lux et Origo, please click here: Missa Lux et Origo

Opening Hymn

1 Jesus Christ is ris’n today, Alleluia!
our triumphant holy day, Alleluia!
who did once upon the cross, Alleluia!
suffer to redeem our loss. Alleluia!

2 Hymns of praise then let us sing Alleluia!
unto Christ our heav’nly King, Alleluia!
who endured the cross and grave, Alleluia!
sinners to redeem and save. Alleluia!

3 But the pains which he endured, Alleluia!
our salvation have procured; Alleluia!
now above the sky he’s King, Alleluia!
where the angels ever sing. Alleluia!

Liturgy of the Word

Click here for the readings on Universalis 

Creed (Credo I), please click here: Credo I

Liturgy of the Eucharist

Offertory Hymn

1 The Lamb’s high banquet we await
In snow-white robes of royal state,
And now, the Red Sea’s channel past,
To Christ our Prince we sing at last.

2 Upon the altar of the Cross
His Body has redeemed our loss,
And tasting of his precious Blood,
Our life is hid with Christ in God.

3 That Paschal eve God’s arm was bared,
The devastating angel spared;
By strength of hand our hosts went free
From Pharaoh’s ruthless tyranny.

4 Now Christ our Passover is slain,
The Lamb of God that knows no stain,
And he, the true unleavened Bread,
Is truly our oblation made.

5 O thou from whom hell’s monarch flies,
O great, O very Sacrifice,
Thy captive people are set free,
And endless life restored in thee.

6 For Christ, arising from the dead,
From conquered hell victorious sped,
He thrusts the tyrant down to chains,
And Paradise for man regains.

7 Maker of all, to thee we pray,
Fulfil in s thy joy today;
When death assails, grant, Lord, that we
May share thy Paschal victory.

8 To thee who, dead, again dost live,
All glory, Lord, thy people give,
All glory to the Father be
And Spirit blest, eternally. Amen.

Final Hymn

1 Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness,
leave the gloomy haunts of sadness;
come into the daylight’s splendour,
there with joy thy praises render
unto him whose grace unbounded
hath this wondrous banquet founded:
high o’er all the heavens he reigneth,
yet to dwell with thee he deigneth.

2 Now I sink before thee lowly,
filled with joy most deep and holy,
as with trembling awe and wonder
on thy mighty works I ponder:
how, by mystery surrounded,
depth no mortal ever sounded,
none may dare to pierce unbidden
secrets that with thee are hidden.

3 Sun, who all my life dost brighten,
Light, who dost my soul enlighten,
joy, the sweetest man e’er knoweth,
fount, whence all my being floweth,
at thy feet I cry, my Maker,
let me be a fit partaker
of this blessed food from heaven,
for our good, thy glory, given.

4 Jesus, Bread of Life, I pray thee,
let me gladly here obey thee;
never to my hurt invited,
be thy love with love requited:
from this banquet let me measure,
Lord, how vast and deep its treasure;
through the gifts thou here dost give me,
as thy guest in heaven receive me.

 

We wish you a very blessed Eastertide, right amid these difficult circumstances. Look out for our Meditations in Time of Retreat page, where we will continue to post resources to help you to live the Resurrection of the Lord during these times.

Weekday Mass times till further notice:

Mondays to Fridays:

7 am Lauds (Morning Prayer)

7.30 am MASS

6.30 pm Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Saturdays:

9 am Lauds (Morning Prayer)

9.30 am MASS

6.30 pm Vespers (Evening Prayer)

 

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