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1 Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials. This planning sheet will assist you in planning your music selections and ceremony for your wedding here at Saint Peter Cathedral. Our professional music director has compiled the following music selections, for your wedding ceremony. You may make your choices from them. We ask that you respect the selections made available here in this planning sheet as music deserving of your wedding here at Saint Peter Cathedral and the expertise of our music director to know what is appropriate for a wedding ceremony at this fine Cathedral. We remind you that ONLY Cathedral Musicians may perform music at Saint Peter Cathedral. We remind you to respect these rules and regulations and believe in our professional music director and cantors. Thank you, Saint Peter Cathedral PAGE 1

2 PLANNING SHEETS FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE SAINT PETER CATHEDRAL Erie, Pennsylvania Bride: Phone: Groom: Phone: Date of Wedding: Time of Wedding: Priest: Cantor: MASS: (circle one) YES NO Full Mass, Both Bride and Groom are Catholic~ MARRIAGE OUTSDIE OF MASS: (circle one) YES NO No Communion, marrying a non-catholic Please complete and return this planning sheet, to the rectory office, attn: Parish Secretary, two weeks prior to your wedding date. PAGE 2

3 SPECIAL NOTES: I. PRELUDE & OFFERTORY MUSIC: (Choose two or three from the following selections.) This music is played while the guests arrive and the Mother s are seated. A. Famous Largo Handel (Organ and Trumpet) C. Jesu, Joy of Man s Desiring J.S. Bach (Organ and Trumpet) D. Where Charity and Love prevail Paul Beniot, OSB (Cantor, Cathy Kerner) E. Where you Go Sr. Mary David Callahan, OSB (Cantor, Patti Sullivan) F. The Servant Song Richard Gillard (Cantor, Cathy Kerner) G. These Two Now Joined Robert J. Schaffer (Cantor, Merilee Warner) H. Now Joined by God in Holy Love J.S. Bach (Cantor, Joe Greulich) II. PROCESSIONAL & RECESSIONAL: (Choose one) This music is played for the Bridesmaids and Bride A. Trumpet Theme Cornell (Organ) B. Bridal March Wagner (Organ) C. Canon in D Pachelbel(Organ) D. Trumpet Voluntary Purcell (Organ and Trumpet) E. Joyful, Joyful Beethoven (Organ and Trumpet) F. Famous Largo Purcell (Organ and Trumpet) III. THE OPENING HYMN: (Choose One from the list of 5 below) A. Love Divine All Love Excelling (Cantor: Joe Greulich) Love divine, all loves excelling, Joy of heaven to earth come down! Fix in us your humble dwelling: All your faithful mercies crown. Jesus, source of all compassion, Love unbounded, love all pure; Visit us with your salvation, Let your love in us endure. Finish then your new creation, Pure and spotless, gracious Lord, Let us see your great salvation, Perfectly in your restored. Changed from glory into glory, Till in heaven we take our place, Till we sing before the almighty, Lost in wonder, love and praise. PAGE 3

4 B. May the Grace of Christ Our Savior (Cantor: Cathy Kerner) May the grace of Christ our Savior, And the Father s boundless love, With the Holy Spirit s favor, Rest upon them from above. C. Within Your House (Cantor: Patti Sullivan) So they may abide in union, With each other and the Lord. And possess, in blest communion, Joys which earth cannot afford. Within your house, O God, today. We wait to see your gentle love: since you have said in truth that they, Are one in you who live in love, Bless those who for our blessing wait: Their love accept and consecrate. Dear Lord of love, whose heart of fire, Inflames our hearts with love for you. May they who seek you, Lord, desire, All things that are both good and true. Look down and bless them from above, And keep their hearts alight with love. D. O Father All Creating (Cantor: Cathy Kerner) O Father, all creating, whose wisdom, love, and power. First bound two lives together In Eden s primal hour, Today to these your children Your earliest gifts renew; A home by you made happy, A love, by you kept true. With good wine, Lord, at Cana, The wedding feast you blessed. Grant also these your presence, And be their dearest guest. Their store of earthly gladness, Transform to heav nly wine, And teach them, in the testing, to know the gift divine. E. When Love Is Found (Cantor: Merilee Warner) When love is found and hope comes home; Sing and be glad that two are one. When love explodes and fills the sky, Praise God and share our Maker s joy. When love has flow red in trust and care, Build both each day that love may dare, To reach beyond home s warmth and light, To serve and strive for truth and right. IV. THE GREETING AND OPENING PRAYER PAGE 4

5 V. THE LITURGY OF THE WORD 1. The First Reading 2. Responsorial Psalm (must be sung, choose one of the list below) A. Psalm 128 May the Lord Bless and Protect Us, All the Days of Our Lives Grail/Gelineau (Cantor, Cathy Kerner) B. Psalm 34 Taste and See The Goodness of the Lord Grail/Gelineau (Cantor, Marilee Warner) C. Psalm 33 The Earth is Full of the Goodness of the Lord Grail/Gelineau (Cantor, Cathy Kerner) D. Psalm 103 The Lord is Kind and Merciful Grail/Gelineau (Cantor,Patti Sullivan) E. Psalm 127 Happy Are You Sr. Mary David Callagan(Cantor, Joe Greulich) 3. The Second Reading 4. The Gospel Acclamation (always sung by cantor and assembly) 5. The Gospel 6. The Homily 7. The Rite of Marriage (exchange of vows and rings) 8. The General Intercessions Readings may be found in the Together For Life Book, which may be purchased at Hofmann s Church & Religious Goods or you will receive when you attend PreCana. VI. THE LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST 1. Mass Parts: (always sung if celebrating the Sacrament of Marriage within the Eucharist) 2. The Communion Procession: (choose one) A. Life Giving Bread, Saving Cup...James Chepponis (Cantor, Joe Greulich) B. Panis Angelicus...Cesar Franck (Cantor, John Myers) C Jesus Christ, Bread of Life...Tune:Largo, Symphony no.9 by Dvorak/arr. By Steven Schaubel (Cantor, Cathy Kerner) D. I Received the Living God...Arr. Richard Proux (Cantor, Marilee Warner) E. Eat This Bread 3. The Prayer after Communion PAGE 5

6 4. The Nuptial Blessing and Dismissal VII. Recessional: (choose one) A. Trumpet Tune Purcell (Organ) B. F Major Prelude J.S. Bach (Organ) C. Prelude in Classic Style Young (Organ) D. Trumpet Voluntary Purcell (Organ and Trumpet) E. Joyful, Joyful Beethoven (Organ and Trumpet) F. Famous Largo Purcell (Organ and Trumpet) NOTE: Any of the Procession Music and the music that is listed for Recessional Music can be interchanged. PAGE 6

7 MUSIC/CANTOR/PROGRAM INFORMATION 1.) Cantors Must be Cathedral Cantors ONLY! pick one from the list and contact them to make arrangements for your wedding. The fee for the Cathedral Cantors is $ Cathedral Cantors A. Cathy Kerner B. Joseph Greulich C. Pattie Sullivan home and cell D. Marilee Warner home and cell 2.) Trumpet Player (Optional) (you do not need a trumpet, all the music on the recording can be played on the organ) The fee for the trumpet player is $ Jacob Malee ) Violinist (Optional) (you do not need a violinist, all the music on the recording can be played on the organ) The fee for the violinist is $ Louis Nicolia ) Organist - Mr. William Herring, Music Director Mr. Herring plays all Cathedral Weddings No need to contact him about playing for your wedding. The fee for the organist is $ NOTE: If a Violinist or Trumpet Player is unavailable to play your wedding please CONTACT the Parish Secretary to find a replacement. DO NOT contact one on your own or on the recommendation of someone else. 5.) All musicians fees must be paid at least two week before your wedding. Send all checks to Saint Peter Cathedral, Attn: Parish Secretary, 230 West 10th St., Erie, PA The Parish Secretary will document the payment has been received and distribute payments to each musician. Please make your check payable to the musician/cantor. PAGE 7

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