OPERA

YEAR A

YEAR B

YEAR C


The Sacrifice
of Isaac

Gen 18:1-15; 21:6,7;
22:1-18
Duration: 22’


Good Friday


Lent II

Good Friday


Good Friday

Vigil of Easter

Proper 11, Sunday
closest to July 20


Elisha

II Kings 4:8-37Duration: 20'



appropriate for a healing service


Epiphany IV
or any healing service


Sunday closest
to June 8
or any healing service


Ruth

Book of Ruth
Duration: 20’

 

 

 

Sunday after All Saints

Propers 26 & 27



Conversation between Mary and the
Angel Gabriel

various Annunciation texts from the New Testament.
Duration: 10’


Feast of the Annunciation

Feast of the Visitation
(May 31)

Feast of the Assumption
(August 15)


Advent IV

Feast of the Annunciation (March 25 or thereabouts)

Feast of the Visitation
(May 31)

August 15: Feast of
the Assumption


Feast of St. Mary the Virgin

Feast of the Annunciation

Feast of the Visitation
(May 31)

August 15: Feast of
the Assumption


Birth of
Our Lord

various birth texts
from Matthew & Luke
Duration: 17 minutes




Feast of
St. Mary the Virgin




Feast of
St. Mary the Virgin



Christmas Day I, II
Feast of
St. Mary the Virgin


Daniel's Gift

opera based on the tale by M.C. Helldorfer
Duration: 30 minutes




Scripture-based Christmas


Scripture-based Christmas


Scripture-based Christmas


The Other
Wise Man

based on tale by
Henry Van Dyke.
Duration: 20-25'

 

Epiphany

Feast of St. Joseph

 

Epiphany

Feast of St. Joseph


Holy Innocents

Holy Name Day

Epiphany

Feast of St. Joseph


Simeon

Luke 1: 25-35



Feast of the
Presentation


Feast of the
Presentation


Feast of the
Presentation


Woman at
the Well

John 4 • Duration: 30’




Lent III
 


By the Pool
of Siloam

John 9:1-38
Duration: 20’




Lent IV
   


Lazarus

John 11
Duration: 28’



 



Lent VI


 

All Saints Day or designated Sunday

 


Awakening

Libretto by Neil Olsen
healing scenes
with Jesus, Martha
and Mary
Duration 23’


Early Easter morning service


Easter season in general


Early Easter morning service


Easter season in general


II Epiphany

Early Easter morning service

Proper 11
(Sun closest to July 20)


Magdalene

controversial, as it contains some Gnostic writings. Various scenes in the life of Mary Magdalene
Duration 30’



Monday in
Holy Week

Easter IV

Feast of St. Magdalene


Epiphany IV

Easter VI

Pentecost IV

Feast of St. Magdalene


Saturday in Easter week

Sunday closest to 6/15

Feast of St. Magdalene


On the Road to Emmaus

Luke 24




Wednesday in Easter Week

Easter III

Thursday in Easter Week


Easter Vigil

Easter Day

Ascension Day
(early June)


Transfiguration
Matthew 17: 1-13, Luke 9: 28-36, Mark 9:2-13


EASTER VII

Last Epiphany

Feast of the
Transfiguration
(Aug 6)


Last Epiphany

Feast of the
Transfiguration
(Aug 6)


Last Epiphany

Feast of the
Transfiguration
(Aug 6)


Piece (Peace) Together

Matt 9:18-26, Mk 5:21-43, Luke 8:40-56
Duration 25'

 

General

 

Sunday closest to June 29 (Pentecost III)

 

General


Scenes from
the Life of David
and Jonathan

I Sam 17:55-20:42
Duration 25’

 

 

General

 

 

General

 

 

General


Tales from a
Magic Monastery

Tiny vignettes of monastic life.
Libretto by
Thophane the Monk
Duration 24’

 

Lent

Ordinary Time

 

Lent

Ordinary Time

 

Lent

Ordinary Time

Learning to Pray
Liturgical play with Narrator, Mime, Violin and Piano based on the Hasidic tale as retold by
Howard Schwartz

 

Lent

Ordinary Time

 

Lent

Ordinary Time

 

Lent

Ordinary Time

Hannah
based on I Samuel I



 

 

Proper 28 B

and Proper 28B The Visitation

The Departure of Elijah
based 2 Kings 2: 1-15



 

 

Last Epiphany

Proper 8C

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