ODAY, I WAS BLESSED to sing at a “Rorate Mass,” which begins in total darkness, except for candles. As the Mass continues, the sun rises—with beautiful symbolism for Advent & Christmas. I was quite moved by the ceremonies, and the sermon was excellent. Here’s the booklet we used:
Someone took a short little video snippet, and you can hear KYRIE II being chanted:
The Offertory Hymn, Verbum supernum prodiens, is absolutely gorgeous—don’t you agree?