or as a PODCAST after it airs.
MUSIC: Hosanna filio David Opening Gregorian Chant for Palm Sunday "Hosanna to the Son of David"
MUSIC: Christus Factus Est Gregorian Chant based upon the second reading of Palm Sunday Philippians 2: 8 - 9
MUSIC: Christus Factus Est choral settings by Felice Anerio and Anton Bruckner "Christ became obedient for us, even unto death"
MUSIC: Mandatum by Peter Latona a musical setting for the washing of feet "Faith, Hope and Love, the greatest of these is Love"
MUSIC: Ubi Caritas the Offertory Antiphon for Holy Thursday choral settings by Maurice Duruflé, Paul Mealor and Ola Gjeilo
"Where charity and love prevail, God is there"
MUSIC: Ave Verum by William Byrd a communion motet for Holy Thursday "Hail the ture body, born of the Virgin Mary"
MUSIC: Pange Lingua Gregorian Chant for the transfer of the Eucharist on Holy Thursday evening "Sing my Tongu, the Savior's glory"
MUSIC: In Monte Oliveti Anton Bruckner Motet for the stripping of the altar on Holy Thursday "On the Mount of Olives, he prayed to the Father"
MUSIC: Miserere Mei Gregorio Allegri The final psalm (Ps 51) of Tenebrae on Holy Thursday "Have mercy upon me, O God"
MUSIC: Popule Meus by Tomas Luis de Vittoria For the veneration of the Holy Cross on Good Friday "Oh my people, what have I done to you"
MUSIC: Faithful Cross by Leo Nestor For the veneration of the Holy Cross on Good Friday
MUSIC: Salvator Mundi by Thomas Tallis "O Savior of the World, save us all"
MUSIC: Vinea mea electa by Francis Poulenc "O vineyard, my chosen one! I planted you: how are you changed from sweet to bitter, to have crucified me
and released Barrabas?"
MUSIC: O Sacred Head by Johannes Brahms Karl Richter, organist
The Cathedral Choir sings the English 9:30 Mass each Sunday at Christ Cathedral. They are also a part of Christ Cathedral Concerts. Rehearsals are each Thursday 7:30 - 9:30 PM. Audition required. Music reading required.
The Diocesan Choir of the Diocese of Orange sings for the major liturgies of the diocese, including the Ordinations, Chrism Mass. They are part of "Christmas at the Cathedral", our annual Christmas Concert. Rehearsals are two Monday's per month, 7:30 - 9:30 PM. Audition required. Music reading required.
Beginning in the Fall of 2016, the Diocesan Children's Choir of Orange was established. Rehearsals will be on average three Saturday's per month. The Choir will sing for the major liturgies of the diocese and one Saturday evening Mass at Christ Cathedral, usually the second Saturday of the month. Audition required. Grades 5 - 9.
The Diocesan Children's Choir of Orange, has a Preparatory Choir, grades 1- 2-3-4-5. It rehearses on average three Saturday's per month. The choir will prepare children for membership in the Diocesan Children's Choir and give them both singing and musical training. They will occasionally join the Diocesan Children's Choir for a liturgy at Christ Cathedral.