Music List of St. Osmund’s, Gainsford – May 6-July 7, 2017

The Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham at St Osmund’s Catholic Church, Gainford, DL2 3DZ.  MUSIC LIST — 6th May to 30th July 2017 Choir Rehearsals: Sundays at 10.15 am. More information on 01325 730191 Saturday 6th May — A MAY FESTIVAL – Mass, Procession & Benediction at 12.00 noon Hymns:                                             See printed order…

Anglican Evensong in Florence

Ecumenical history is going to be made tomorrow [Sunday, 12 March 2017] in Florence when the Anglican service of choral Evensong will be sung in the great baptistery of San Giovanni, next to the Cathedral. The ecumenical significance of this event is noteworthy: this is the first time that an Anglican service will be held…

Henry Purcell & the Anglican Patrimony

An article on Henry Purcell, the English Baroque, and two of Purcell’s anthems begins on page six of the Lent 2017 newsletter of the St. Benet Biscop Chapter of St. John’s Abbey Oblates, which can be found by clicking here.

Directions for 13 March Evensong at St. Peter’s Basilica

All are welcome at the first Anglican Evensong at St Peter’s Basilica on Monday 13 March at 3pm, a celebration of Pope St Gregory the Great. To enter: With Via della Conciliazione behind you and St.Peter’s Basilica directly in front of you, you should walk along the colonnade on the left side of the Basilica…

Anglican Choral Evensong at St. Peter’s

[Click here for the article in the Catholic Herald, posted Tuesday, 7 Feb 2017] On March 13, Anglican choral Evensong will be celebrated in St Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican for the first time. Permission was granted by Cardinal Angelo Comastri, Archpriest of St Peter’s Basilica, during a recent meeting with Archbishop David Moxon, the…

Mutual Musical Enrichment in Toronto

Peter Mahon, a Toronto member of the OCSP; the acting musical director at St. Michael’s Cathedral, Toronto; and son of Healey Willan’s cantor conducts Willan’s setting of the Magnificat (Tone I with Fauxbourdons) for Vespers at the cathedral. Click here for the Youtube clip and go to ca. 1:35.  The Anglican patrimony’s choral heritage in…

Music & Ecumenism – 24 January 2017

As the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity comes to an end (but may our prayers for Christian unity continue!) here is the link to a too-brief snippet of a concert performed yesterday (24 January 2017) at St. John’s Lateran, Rome, by the combined forces of the Sistine Chapel Choir and the Westminster Abbey Choir….

Music List of St. Osmund’s, Gainford–February through April

MUSIC LIST 5th February to 30th April 2017 Choir Rehearsals: Sundays at 10.15 am. More information on 01325 730191 Sunday 5th February                                  5th SUNDAY OF THE YEAR – Solemn Mass at 11.30 am Hymns:                                             49 (2nd tune), 52, 272 & 467 Setting:                                             Communion Service in C by John Ireland Anthem:                                            O…

Choral Evensong & Mass This Evening–Most Precious Blood, Southwark

15th December – Thursday of week lll of Advent 6.00pm Choral Evensong 6.30pm Mass (Ordinariate Form) Music for men’s voices by Charles Wood (Canticles in G for ATB) and William Byrd (Mass for 3 voices). Plainsong psalmody and responses. Whilst maintaining proper Advent restraint we have allowed ourselves a Carol – the Coventry Carol in…

Lessons & Carols St. Anselm’s, Pembury

This coming Sunday [18 December 2016] we have our service of 9 lessons and carols in church. It begins at 6:30pm and ends with mulled wine and minced pies. Do support this event and bring friends and family along as well. [Original announcement posted here.]

A Gradual for _Divine Worship: The Missal_ is in Progress

[Shared Treasure, the journal of the Anglicanorum Coetibus Society announces (p. 83) that Mssrs Stephen Cavanaugh and C. David Burt are working on updating what was The Anglican Use Gradual to accord with Divine Worship: The Missal.] At a meeting with Mr. Cavanaugh at the CDF in Rome in October 2015, then-Mgr. Steven Lopes encouraged…