Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mass for Artists Fills Church of Our Saviour

The event attracted working artists from all disciplines – architecture, music, theatre, film, opera, dance, the visual arts and related media. Prominent artists came from all over the New York archdiocese, and from as far away as Rochester, Boston, Philadelphia and London, England. 

The Catholic Artists Society would like to thank Fr. George Rutler, Pastor of the Church of Our Saviour, Fr. Joseph Koterski, and Fr. Michael Barone, as well as Mark Froeba, Eddy Torribio, Samuel Howard, Mallory Danaher and all those who generously provided material and spiritual support. Stay tuned for future events sponsored by the Catholic Artists Society!

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Music Program
Prelude: Pièce d’Orgue, BWV 572: Très Vitement; Gravement; Lentement (J.S. Bach, 1685-1750)

Missa Super Credidi Propter (Orlando di Lasso, c.1532-1594)
Introit: Spiritus Domini (plainsong, mode viii)
Alleluia: Emitte Spiritum tuum (plainsong, mode iv)
Alleluia: Veni Sancte Spiritus (plainsong, mode ii)

Credo: Kyriale: III (plainsong, mode v)

Motet at the Offertory: Tibi laus, tibi gloria (Peter Philips, 1561-1628)
Offertory: Confirma hoc Deus (plainsong, mode iv)
Communion: Factus est repente (plainsong, mode vii)
Motet at the Communion: Veni Creator Spiritus (G.P. da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)

Hymn at the retiring procession: Come Down, O Love Divine (Down Ampney)
Postlude: Apparition de l’Église éternelle (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)

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Tibi laus, tibi gloria, tibi gratiarum actio in saecula sempiterna, O beata Trinitas.
Caritas Pater est, gratia Filius, communicatio Spiritus Sanctus, O beata Trinitas.
Verax est Pater, veritas Filius, veritas Spiritus Sanctus, O beata Trinitas.
Pater et Filius, et Spiritus Sanctus una substantia est, O beata Trinitas.
Et benedictum nomen gloriae tuae sanctum: et laudabile et super exaltatum in saecula. 

Praise to you, glory to you, thanksgiving to you forever and ever, O blessed Trinity.
The Father is charity, the Son grace, the Holy Spirit imparting goodness: O blessed Trinity.
The Father is conveying the truth, the Son is truth, the Holy Spirit truth: O blessed Trinity.
Father, Son and Holy Spirit are one substance, O blessed Trinity.
And blessed is the Holy Name of your glory, praiseworthy and exalted above all forever. 

Mass for Artists, Lecture, May 15