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The Nativity of the Lord, Vigil Mass, Year C

25 December 2021
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Entrance

  • All the ends of the earth (Dufford)—AOV1 76, G 604, GA 420
  • All the ends of the earth (Fisher)—AOVNG 5
  • Angels we have heard on high—AOV2 140, CWB 622, CWBII 255, G 430, GA 286
  • Emmanuel—AOVNG 40
  • O come, all ye faithful—AOV1 167, CWB 760, CWBII 267, G 439, GA 287
  • O little town of Bethlehem—CWB 772, CWBII 266, G 446, GA 296
  • Of the Father’s love begotten—CWB 779, CWBII 268, G 427

Responsorial psalm (see also music overview for Christmas Time)

  • Psalm 88 (89): For ever I will sing the goodness of the Lord (Somerville & Willcock)—CWB 385, verses 2, 3, 5
  • Seasonal Psalm 97 (98): All the ends of the earth (Gelineau)—CWB 185
  • Common Psalm 97 (98): All the ends of the earth (Willcock)—PFS 6

Gospel acclamation

Alleluia, Alleluia!
Tomorrow the wickedness of the earth will be destroyed:
the Saviour of the world will be our king.
Alleluia!

Procession of the gifts/offertory

  • Away in a manger—CWBII 256, GA 289
  • Baby lying in a manger—CWBII 257
  • Born in the night—AOV2 101
  • Carol at the manger—CWBII 259, G 443
  • He came down—GA 293
  • I want to walk as a child of the light—CWBII 514, G 593
  • Like a child rests—AOV1 85
  • Peace child (Glover)—DD (GIA)
  • Rise up, shepherd, and follow—G 453
  • What child is this—AOV1 165, CWBII 275, G 466

Communion

  • Bread of life, hope of the world—AOV1 164, CWBII 459, GA 199
  • Carol at the manger—CWBII 259, G 443
  • Silent night—AOV1 168, CWB 803, CWBII 270, G 441, GA 290
  • Night of silence—G 442, DD (GIA)

Sending forth or thanksgiving hymn/song/canticle (optional, sung by all)

  • All the ends of the earth (Dufford)—AOV1 76, G 604, GA 420
  • All the ends of the earth (Fisher)—AOVNG 5
  • Angels we have heard on high—AOV2 140, CWB 622, CWBII 255, G 430, GA 286
  • Hark! The herald angels sing—AOV1 171, CWB 704, CWBII 262, GA 294
  • Joy to the world—AOV1 170, CWB 728, CWBII 265, G 437, GA 295
  • Let heaven rejoice—AOV1 124
  • Love has come (Maher)—DD (OCP)

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