O filii et filio

                                                                                            Schola Sanctae Scholasticae and St. Cecilia's Abbey

                                

                                                                                                                     Pluscarden Abbey, Scotland


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                                Verses:

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1.  O sons and daughters, the celestial King, the glorious King,
     from death arose 
today.  Alleluia.


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2.  Early on the first day of the week, the disciples approached
     the entrance of the tomb.
  Alleluia.


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3.  Mary Magdalene, and Mary of James, and Salome, came to
     anoint the body.  Alleluia.


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4.  A white-robed Angel sitting there, foretold unto the
     women: The Lord is in Galilee.  Alleluia.


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5.  The Apostle John quickly outran Peter, and came first to the
     tomb.  
Alleluia.    


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6.  As the disciples stood together, in their midst stood Christ,
     and said: Peace be 
to all of you.  Alleluia.


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7.  When word reached the Twin that Jesus had risen, he
     persisted in his doubt.  
Alleluia.


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8.  Behold, Thomas, see my side, see my feet, see my hands;
     be unbelieving no more.  Alleluia.


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9.  When Thomas beheld Christ’s side, his feet, his hands, he
     proclaimed: Thou art my God.  Alleluia.


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10. Blessed are they who have not seen, yet firmly believed;
      they shall have life 
eternal.  Alleluia.


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11. On this most holy feast, let there be praise and jubilation,
      and let us bless the Lord.  Alleluia.


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12. For these things, let us most humbly, devoutly and
      dutifully, render thanks to 
God.  Alleluia.


Easter

Suggested use:  Mass: Offertory


Note:  Music from the Parish Book of Chant (CMAA, 2012, page 280) and used with permission from The Church Music Association of America. Book can be purchased at amazon.com  and is also available by download from http://media.musicasacra.com/pdf/pbc-web.pdf

© Schola Sanctae Scholasticae 2014