The 4th Sunday of Advent & A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols

  • St. Mark's Episcopal Church 539 Kapahulu Ave Honolulu, HI, 96815 United States

The 4th Sunday of Advent - Rorate

Sunday, December 18

Morning Prayer 7:30 am
Mass 8:00 am
Solemn High Mass 10:00 am
A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols 4:00 pm


Music at the Solemn High Mass

Rorate caeli - Mode I
Missa de Angelis
Psalm 80 - Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
Beata progenies - Leonel Power (1370-1445)

O come, O come, Emmanuel - 56
Gabriel's message does away - 270
Come now, and praise the humble saint - 260
Savior of the nations, come! - 54

Prelude: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) - Nun komm der Heiden Heiland
Postlude: Wilbur Held (1914–2015) - O Come, Emmanuel


Music at Lessons & Carols

I look from afar - David Drexler
My Lord what a morning - arr. Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949)
Adam lay ybounden - Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree - Elizabeth Poston (1905-1987)
Hacia Belen va un borrico - Traditional Spanish Carol, arr. by Alice Parker & Robert Shaw
In the bleak midwinter - Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Rise up shepherd and follow - arr. Paul Christiansen
Once in Bethlehem - Takeo Kudo (b. 1942)

Once in royal David's city - 102
O little town of Bethlehem - 78
Lo, how a Rose e'er blooming - 81
Magnificat - Plainsong
While shepherds watched their flocks by night - 94
Of the Father's love begotten - 82
Hark! the herald angels sing - 87

Prelude: Wilbur Held (1914–2015) - Of the Fatherʻs Love Begotten
Postlude: Paul Manz (1919–2009) - O Little Town of Bethlehem