JP II Polish center, YORBA LINDA

7:15AM Sung Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman rite (1962 Missal)

Where? JP II Polish Center, 3999 Rose Dr Yorba Linda, CA 92886,

When? On the first Sunday of each Month (some exceptions, see details below).

To sing with us, two options:

  1. Open to all: join in the singing of the Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Credo, Agnus Dei and Communion verses (see below practice files, please review). We also review this music in the dining room at 6:40AM before mass.
  2. Requires more preparation: join in singing the proper (Introit, Gradual, Alleluia, Offertory, Communion antiphons) by preparing to sing solo the antiphon(s) in a “Zoom audition” in the week preceding the mass. Contact Herve at longbeachchant@live.com to schedule your audition.

To sing the Proper, Click on below for reminders on how to:

Ordinary of the Mass    (are you unsure about what the “Ordinary” is? Click here)

Click here to practice MISSA DE ANGELIS (Mass VIII)

To enhance participation from the congregation, we will sometimes revert to SANCTUS, AGNUS DEI from “JUBILATE DEO MASS” (the simplest and best-known “chant mass”)

The Gloria VIII and CREDO III when sung, will be sung “antiphonally”, by alternating the voices of the cantor and that of the congregation.

—————– JUNE, 12TH – TRINITY SUNDAY ————————

HYMNS TO BE SUNG DURING PENTECOST:

As a prelude to Mass, the schola will sing a simple English version of the Introit for the Holy Trinity, in English:

The Schola will sing this simplified Gradual and Alleluia:

Practice the communion verses for the SUNDAY OF THE HOLY TRINITY.  Download BENEDICIMUS here .    

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Read also the translation. You MUST understand what you sing to chant well.

STEP 2: Now, you will sing the same verses, using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. You notice the “IV” before the antiphon… You can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode IV

——– JUNE 16TH , CORPUS CHRISTI ——–

SIMPLIFIED INTROIT IN ENGLISH:

Most of the liturgical texts sung for the feast of Corpus Christi were written by ST THOMAS AQUINAS. Some of these texts became popular hymns. For example, “Panis Angelicus” and “O Salutaris Hostia” are texts extracted from longer hymns written by St Thomas for the Procession of Corpus Christi.

“Panis Angelicus” is part of “Sacris Solemnis” (p. 805 in the downloadable document above. Listen on video below)

“O Salutaris Hostia” is part of “Verbum Supernum” (p. 809 in the downloadable document above. Listen below)

——— JULY 3RD – 4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST ——-

Practice the communion verses for the 4th Sunday after Pentecost.  Download DOMINUS FIRMAMENTUM here .    

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Read also the translation. You MUST understand what you sing to chant well.

STEP 2: Now, you will sing the same verses, using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. You notice the “II” before the antiphon… You can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode II

—— AUGUST 7TH – 9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST ——-

Practice the communion verses for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost.  Download QUI MANDUCAT here .    

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Read also the translation. You MUST understand what you sing to chant well.

STEP 2: Now, you will sing the same verses, using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. You notice the “VI” before the antiphon… You can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode VI

QUI MANDUCAT is one of the best known Communion antiphon of the year. Let us practice singing the antiphon, first just saying the words, then recto tono (recording of the words):

Then chanting the antiphon:

———————————- ADVENT 2022 ——————————-

Practice the communion verses for the 2nd Sunday of Advent.  Download JERUSALEM SURGE here .    

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Read also the translation. You MUST understand what you sing to chant well. Example with the three first verses of JERUSALEM SURGE:

STEP 2: Now, you will sing the same verses, using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. You notice the “II” before the antiphon, so you can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode II

To listen to the Proper that will be sung by the Cantor, click here and scroll down.

————– EPIPHANY 2023 ——————

The Hymn we will sing before Mass in January and until Ash Wednesday is “Songs of Thankfulness and Praise” . Listen here:

MARIAN HYMN AFTER THE END OF MASS (ALMA REDEMPTORIS MATER DURING ADVENT, CHRISTMAS AND EPIPHANY):

Practice the communion verses for the 3rd to 6th Sunday after Epiphany.  Download MIRABANTUR here .    

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Read also the translation. You MUST understand what you sing to chant well.

STEP 2: Now, you will sing the same verses, using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. You notice the “VII” before the antiphon… You can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode VII

——————– Sexagesima Sunday ——————–

Practice the communion verses for Sexagesima Sunday.  Download INTROIBO AD ALTARE DEI here .    

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Read also the translation. You MUST understand what you sing to chant well. Example with the ANTIPHON and the three first verses of INTROIBO AD ALTARE DEI:

STEP 2: Now, you will sing only the verses (3), using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. You notice the “VIII” before the antiphon, so you can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode VIII

——————— 1st Sunday of Lent ——————–

Practice the communion verses for the 1st Sunday of Lent.  Download SCAPULIS SUIS here .    

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Read also the translation. You MUST understand what you sing to chant well. Example with the ANTIPHON and the three first verses of SCAPULIS SUIS:

On this 1st Sunday of Lent, the verses of the Communion chant are from Psalm 90, which is also the text of our (long) Tract, so it is worth spending more time on this Psalm 90 text:

STEP 2: Now, you will sing only the verses (3), using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. You notice the “III” before the antiphon, so you can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode III

The Hymn we will sing before Mass during Septuagesima and Lent (Quadragesima) will be “Forty days and forty night”. Listen here:

During LENT, we will return to KYRIE XVII we already sung during Advent :

Download the sheet music for the Kyries and Marian antiphons here:

During Lent the end of Mass, we will sing AVE REGINA CAELORUM:

——————— Sunday April 3rd, Passion Sunday ——————

SCHOLA WILL SING THE TRACT:

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Find a translation and read it also.

STEP 2: Now, you will sing the tract, using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. Remember: the schola sings what is underlined (the cantor intones each verse)

Practice the communion verses for Passion Sunday.  Download HOC CORPUS here .    

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Read also the translation. You MUST understand what you sing to chant well. Example with three first verses of HOC CORPUS:

STEP 2: Now, you will sing only the verses (3), using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. You notice the “VIII” before the antiphon, so you can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode VIII

————————————– EASTER SUNDAY ———————————–

SEQUENCE TO BE SUNG ON EASTER DAY:

Victimae paschali laudes (Easter Sequence)

During EASTER SEASON, we will sing KYRIE I

KYRIE from Mass I  – download 2 pages of music: BASIC KYRIES and MARIAN HYMNS

Practice the communion verses for Easter Sunday.  Download PASCHA NOSTRUM here .    

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Read also the translation. You MUST understand what you sing to chant well. Example the three first verses of PASCHA NOSTRUM:

STEP 2: Now, you will sing only the verses (3), using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. You notice the “VI” before the antiphon, so you can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode VI

————————— 2nd Sunday after Easter —————————

Hymns for Easter Time:

During EASTER TIME, WE SING “ALLELUIA”. We will use this simpler, shorter Alleluia so that the schola can learn it and sing it (see recording below):

Other Proper of this Sunday’s Mass (the Alleluias are replaced by the above)

Practice the communion antiphon and verses for the 2nd Sunday after Easter.  Download EGO SUM PASTOR here .    

STEP 1: read ALOUD the text you are about to sing in Latin . Read also the translation. You MUST understand what you sing to chant well. Example with the three first verses of EGO SUM PASTOR:

STEP 2: Now, you will sing the antiphon and verses, using what we call the RECTO TONO.

STEP 3: Now you can sing the verses. You notice the “II” before the antiphon, so you can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode II

ALSO TO SING as a meditation after Communion : we will practice the new PANIS ANGELICUS below

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