2nd Sunday in Lent

For weeks before and after, see: Lent, Holy Week

Simple English Proper (Lumen Christi Gradual and Modal Responsorial Psalms). The Roman Missal gives us these Bible verses to be sung per the examples recorded: the congregation joins the cantor for the antiphon (printed), then the cantor sing the Psalm alone, then the congregation and cantor repeat the antiphon.

1974 Roman Gradual – Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite

Introit and Offertory propers in Latin are identical in both Ordinary and Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.

Download pages of the 1990 Gregorian Missal (Ordinary Form): GM Lent2 ,

or the 1957 Mass & Vespers (Extraordinary Form): MV57-LT02

Download Father Weber’s proper in English (same Gregorian mode):LT02 proper ENG PW

Click to hear Introit 1 (English antiphon – English verseLatin antiphon)

Click to hear Introit 2 (English antiphon – English verseLatin antiphon) (this is the only introit in the pre-Vatican II Roman Gradual)

Responsorial : LT02 respons accl ENG AAE (cantor sings once, schola repeats, cantor sings verses, schola leads assembly in response between verses).

Click to hear Responsorial (English)

Gospel Acclamation

Click to hear Offertory (English antiphon – English verseLatin antiphon, verse and repeat) 

If you are still new to chant: Please download this file: JPII 3-8-20 INTR OFFERT VERSES PRACTICE . Then print. Beginners should focus on singing the Psalm Tones used as Introit, Offertory and Communion VERSES in Sunday’s Liturgy.

Click to hear Communion (Ordinary Form) (English antiphon – English verseLatin antiphon + verses)

Download OF Communion verses: LT02 Comm verses GM

Click to hear Communion (Extraordinary Form)Latin antiphonverse 1, verse 2, verse 3, verse 4, verse 5, verse 6, verse 7 )

Download EF Communion verses: LT02 Comm verses EF-Liber

Professional recordings of the antiphons (Extraordinary Form):






Rehearsal files for Gradual and Tract (Extraordinary Form):

Gradual antiphon

Gradual verse

Tract verse 1

Tract verse 2

Tract verse 3

Tract verse 4

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