The Unjust Steward

Mount Calvary Church

A Roman Catholic Parish

The Personal Ordinariate of S. Peter

Eutaw Street and Madison Avenue

Baltimore, Maryland

September 22, 2019

Trinity XIV

Rev. Albert Scharbach, Pastor

Dr. Allen Buskirk, Choirmaster

Midori Ataka, Organist

Sunday, September 22, 2019

8:00 A.M. Said Mass

10:00 A.M. Sung Mass

Brunch to follow in the undercroft



Benedicamus te by Francois Couperin


Fugue by Johann Pachelbel



Missa S. Maria Magdalena, Healey



Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Beati quorum via integra est, qui ambulant in lege Domini.
Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.
Thomas Tallis (1510-1585)
O sacrum convivium, in quo Christus sumitur; recolitur memoria passionis ejus; mens impletur gratia; et futurae gloriae nobis pignus datur.
O sacred banquet, wherein Christ is received; the memorial of his passion is renewed; the soul is filled with grace; and a pledge of future glory is given to us.

#570 O Jesus, I have promised (LLANFYLLIN) was written in 1866 by John Ernest Bode (1816-74) for the Confirmation of Bode’s three children, a daughter and two sons. The text is based on a verse in John 12 following Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and his travel to Bethsaida of Galilee just before his impending passion when he shares with his disciples: “The hour is come etc.” The tune is a traditional Welsh melody.

#557 Onward, Christian soldiers (ST. GERTRUDE) was written by Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924). The image of the Christian soldier, from 2 Timothy 2: 3, is used to great effect in this hymn. In spite of 2 Timothy 2: 3, this hymn is disapproved of by those who reject militaristic imagery in worship. It became the occasion of a nation-wide controversy in the USA in 1986, fanned by television and radio networks, when the committee compiling the Methodist hymnal proposed to omit it, concerned that the language of the hymn was perceived to be contrary to the social principles of the United Methodist Church. The warfare is of course spiritual warfare, a theme which is prominent in traditionally pacifist churches. The tune ST. GERTRUDE is by Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) of Gilbert and Sullivan fame. Sullivan, in addition to the operettas, write oratorios and numerous hymns.

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