February 26, 2020 + Ash Wednesday

Holy Eucharist Rite II with Imposition of Ashes at 7:00 p.m. sung by the St. John’s Schola, sermon by the Rev’d Margie Baker.

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Service Music:

Voluntary     Antiphon III     Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

Processional Hymn 143    The glory of these forty days    Erhalt uns, Herr

Offertory Anthem   Hide not thou thy face    Richard Farrant (1535-1580)
Words: Psalm 27, 10

Hide not thou thy face from us, O Lord, and cast not off thy servants in thy displeasure;
for we confess our sins unto thee, and hide not our unrighteoussness.
For thy mercy’s sake, for thy mercy’s sake deliver us from all our sins.

Communion Motet    Ave verum corpus    Stephanie Martin
Words attributed to Pope Innocent VI (d. 1362)

Ave, verum corpus natum de Maria Virgine, vere passum immolatum in Cruce pro homine,
Cujus latus perforatum unda fluxit sanguine, esto nobis praegustatum in mortis examine.

Hail, true body born of the Virgin Mary, who truly suffered, sacrificed on the Cross for man,
Whose pierced side overflowed with blood, Be for us a foretaste in the test of death.

An award-winning composer and conductor, Stephanie Martin has wide musical interests ranging from Gregorian chant to gamelan; from Froberger to folksong. A guardian of musical heritage and a creative collaborator, she is known for imaginative programming and for creating sustainable musical communities.

Hymn in Procession 674    Forgive our sins as we forgive    Detroit

St. John’s Schola: Anne Harney, Kara Hart, soprano; Helen Douglas, Betty Knorr, alto; Scott Lamlein, Odanice Olibrice, tenor; Rich Barstow, John Church, bass

Organ Scholar: Ted Babbitt

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