Soo… New Deacons, are you ready to sing the Exsultet this Easter?

The Praeconium, or commonly, the Exsultet, is that hymn of praise sung before the Paschal candle. In it we give praise and thanks to God for the work of salvation throughout history. In many parishes it is sung by a lector, but is most properly sung by the Deacon. Here are some handy resources if you feel called to take up the task, or if you simply are called to do so by your pastor!

Father Moleski has a collection of references at

The Exsultet In English”
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El Pregón Pascual En Español
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An alternate editing for Ordained vs Non-Ordained Cantors

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