The chants found below are from the first section of The Roman Missal, the Proper of Time.  Please note that these chants are provided for study purposes only, and are not authorized for liturgical use in the United States before November 27, 2011.

Most of the chants found here are Prefaces for specific Sundays and solemnities during the seasons of the year.  The prefaces for the seasons themselves are found in the Order of Mass, just before the Eucharistic Prayers.  Other chants found in this section are for sung texts that are proper to specific days during the Christmas Season, Holy Week and the Paschal Triduum.

Excerpts from the English translation and chants of The Roman Missal © 2010, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved.

Recordings of chants from The Roman Missal © 2010, National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM).  All rights reserved.

Nativity of the Lord: The Mass during the Night

Christmas Proclamation

Preface: Christ the Light

Epiphany of the Lord

Announcement of Easter and the Moveable Feasts

The Baptism of the Lord

Preface: The Baptism of the Lord

The First Sunday of Lent

Preface: The Temptation of the Lord 

The Second Sunday of Lent

Preface: The Transfiguration of the Lord 

The Third Sunday of Lent

Preface: The Samaritan Woman

The Fourth Sunday of Lent

Preface: The Man Born Blind

The Fifth Sunday of Lent

Preface: Lazarus

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

Antiphon: Hosanna Filio David

Antiphon: Hosanna to the Son of David

Invitation to the Procession, First Form 

Invitation to the Procession, Second Form 

Hymn: Gloria laus et honor 

Preface: Passion Sunday 

The Chrism Mass

Preface: The Priesthood of Christ and the Ministry of Priests 

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Hymn: Ubi Caritas et amor 

Preface: The Sacrifice and the Sacrament of Christ 

Friday of the Passion of the Lord

Solemn Intercessions 

I. For Holy Church
II. For the Pope

III. For all orders and degrees of the faithful
IV. For catechumens
V. For the unity of Christians

VI. For the Jewish People
VII. For those who do not believe in Christ
VIII. For those who do not believe in God
IX. For those in public office
X. For those in tribulation

The Showing of the Holy Cross

English Form 1 

English Form 2

Hymn: Crux fidelis 

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night

The Blessing of the Fire and Preparation of the Candle 

The Paschal Proclamation (Longer Form) 

Baptismal Liturgy


Blessing of Baptismal Water 

The Blessing of Water 

Antiphon: I Saw Water

Antiphon: I Saw Water (high key) 


High Key 

Low Key 

Pentecost Sunday

Preface: The Mystery of Pentecost 

The Most Holy Trinity

Preface: The Mystery of the Most Holy Trinity 

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Preface: The Fruits of the Most Holy Eucharist 

The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Preface: The Boundless Charity of Christ 

Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe

Preface: Christ the King of the Universe