Compline on the Fourth Sunday of Advent, 2021

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Compline on the Fourth Sunday of Advent | December 19, 2021, 9:30 p.m.

See the Order of Service in Advent here. Each week's repertoire can be found here.

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December 19, 2021 • The Fourth Sunday of Advent

ORISON: O heavenly Word, eternal light

CANTICLE 3 (Hymn S-185) – The Song of Mary – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 (Solemn)

HYMN: The angel Gabriel from heaven came (Tune: Gabriel’s Message) – Basque carol; arr. Edgar Pettman (1865-1943)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Maria durch ein Dornwald ging – German folksong, from Eichsfeld nach Haxthausen, 1850; arr. Philip Lawson (b. 1957)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor



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