Third Sunday Of Advent (Year B)

December 17, 2017

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT GREETINGS

ENTRANCE: (click to see the music Notes page 1, page 2)

Let Heaven Rejoice (click to hear the music on YouTube)

First Reading: (page 88) The Book Of Isaiah 61:1-2,10-11 (Stephen Inscoe)

Psalm: (page 88) My soul rejoices in my God (Choir Chanting)

Second Reading(page 88) First Letter of Saint Paul to the Thessalonians 5:16-24 (Leah Ale)

The Gospel Of The Lord: (page 89) Saint John 1:6-8, 19-28 (Father Victor)

Prayer Of The Faithful: (Ilene Raborar)

OFFERTORY: (click to see the music Notes page 1, page 2)

Now In This Banquet (click to hear the music on YouTube)

COMMUNION: (click to see the music Notes page)

Christ, Be Our Light (click to hear the music on YouTube)

RECESSIONAL: (click to see the music Notes page)

Lord Jesus, Come (click to hear the music on YouTube)

Notices for 2017

Christmas Mass!

The English and French Communities will celebrate TOGETHER, in Saint Louis Church in Moscow, the following services:

  • Fourth Sunday of Advent Mass, December 24th, at 10:30 local time;
  • Christmas Eve Mass on Sunday, December 24th, at 18:00 local time;
  • Christmas Day Mass on Monday, December 25th, at 10:30 local time.

You are all invited to participate in the Holy Mass to get the blessing of the new born “JESUS”, our Lord!


For the Readings starting from Sunday 01.01.2017.

  1. The Reader of the First Reading have no longer to read the Psalm, as the Choir will sing the verses;
  2. The Reader of the Second Reading still have to read Gospel Acclamation;
  3. The Priest announce the Gospel of the Lord!

Monthly Blessings!

We invite all to come forward at the end of the mass to receive special blessing of the Priest, accordingly!

  1. First Sunday of the month, for those who are celebrating their Birthdate;
  2. Second Sunday of the month, for those newly joining our Community;
  3. Third Sunday of the month, for the married celebrating their Anniversary, and
  4. Fourth Sunday of the month, for those who are leaving our Community for short, or long leave.
  5. Special Prayers to be asked for ahead, allowing to inform the Priest celebrating the mass at that day, in proper time manner.

Pope Benedict No Applause

Moral of this post…., DON’T CLAP when the music finishes at the end of Mass. The Musicians and Choir are not there for your applause. They are there with you to Adore God in Worship. This is what meant the Holy Mass. No clapping hands at the end of the Prayers.


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