PRAYERCAzT 29: Trinity Sunday (1962MR)

Welcome to another installment of What Does the Prayer Really Sound Like? 

Today we will learn the antiphons, orations and readings, for Trinity Sunday in the 1962 Missale Romanum

In this installment I will read the texts for Trinity Sunday in the 1962 Missale Romanum. I have a separate PRAYERCAzT for the Preface of the Most Holy Trinity.  I will sing the Collect in the festal tone. The Epistle can always be done recto tono, but I here use a standard tone for the Epistle.  For the Gospel tone this time I use an ancient tone which can be sung ad libitum.  I sing the Post communion in the festal tone.

Helpful tip: Remember, Reverend Fathers, not to rush through the conclusions of the orations, but continue in a measured tone consistent with the rest of the prayer.

If priests who are learning to say the older form of Holy Mass can get these prayers in their ears, they will be able to pray them with more confidence. So, priests are my very first concern

However, these audio projects can be of great help to lay people who attend Holy Mass in the Traditional, or extraordinary form: by listening to them ahead of time, and becoming familiar with the sound of the before attending Mass, they will be more receptive to the content of the prayers and be aided in their full, conscious and active participation.

My pronunciation of Latin is going to betray something of my nationality, of course. Men who have as their mother tongue something other than English will sound a little different.  However, we are told that the standard for the pronunciation of Latin in church is the way it is spoken in Rome.  Since I have spent a lot of time in Rome, you can be pretty sure my accent will not be too far off the mark.

If this was useful to you, let your priest friends know this resource is available. 

Pray for me, listen carefully, and practice practice practice.

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