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.

——— Sunday, December 5th, 2021 – 2nd Sunday of Advent ——–

Prelude to Mass: O Come O Come Emmanuel (click here for sheet music) , (here for sound file)

Ordinary of the Mass :                                                 (unsure what the “Ordinary” is? Click here)

IN THE VIDEO BELOW, TWO USEFUL TIPS TO LEARN THE KYRIE XVII ABOVE !!! :

( If you found the video above helpful, check out this page to get the foundation to learn more Gregorian Chant)

NO GLORIA is sung during ADVENT

SANCTUS, AGNUS DEI from “JUBILATE DEO MASS”

CREDO III

To sing the Proper, reminder on how to:

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.

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

——— Sunday, December 19th, 2021 – 4th Sunday of Advent ————

Practice the communion verses for the 4th Sunday of Advent.  Download ECCE VIRGO 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 “I” before the antiphon, so you can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode I

——— Sunday, January 16th, 2022 – 2nd Sunday after Epiphany ————

Practice the communion verses for the 2nd Sunday after Epiphany.  Download DICIT DOMINUS 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… but in this case, the verse is in mode “V” (see more information about “authentic” and “plagal” modes to learn more about this exception). You can break down the melody by consulting the page for Mode V

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