The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the great summer feast of the Virgin, has a double importance to the monks of Fontgombault. Besides being the Patroness of France, Our Lady in the mystery of her Assumption is also the Patroness of the Abbey of Fontgombault. This CD includes the chants of the Mass and the Office of Vespers for the Feast of the Assumption, August 15.
MASS 1. Organ: Plein jeu and Fugue, from the “livre d’orgue” of Pierre du Mage (1684-1740) 2. Introit “Signum Magnum” 3. Kyrie IX 4. Gloria IX 5. Alleluia “Assumpta est Maria” 6. Credo V 7. Sanctus IX 8. Agnus IX 9. Communion “Beatam me dicent” VESPERS 10. “Deus in adjutorium” Antiphons and Psalms 11. “Assumpta est Maria” 12. “Maria Virgo Assumpta est” 13. “In Odorem” 14. “Pulchra es” 15. Capitulum 16. Short Response 17. Hymn “Ave Maria Stella” 18. Verse “Exaltata est” 19. Antiphon and Magnificat 20. Recessional: organ suite of faux-bourdons in dialogue, Anonymous (16th Century)
Building Something Beautiful For God –
To Last A Thousand Years
Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey is a Benedictine community belonging to the Solesmes Congregation and, like other monasteries of the Solesmes Congregation, is to be counted among the institutes entirely ordered towards contemplation. It was founded in 1999 from the Abbey of Our Lady of Fontgombault in France and is located in the Diocese of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Clear Creek became an abbey in 2010 and counts 55 monks, who devote themselves to God alone in the hidden life, in silence and solitude, in constant prayer and willing penance.
After twenty years of existence, we are happy, by the grace of God, to have completed two large buildings and a sizable portion of our abbatial church. We completed the “Chapter House” in 2023 to accommodate the growing number of monks and provide a Sacristy, Infirmary, classrooms and the Chapter itself. Please help us continue this arduous, but important work for the glory of God.
Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey
5804 W Monastery Road
Hulbert, OK 74441-5698
Phone (918) 772-2454