Choirs are a Means of Evangelization

[The following is an excerpt from an article on how the revival of children’s choirs in a few Church of England parishes brings not only choristers into the church but their families as well.  In addition to choirs being a means of evangelization because they musically proclaim the Gospel, they are a means of evangelization…

Peter Mahon, a Voice of the Anglican Patrimony in Toronto

[An interview with Peter Mahon, some of whose family is part of the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.  Peter’s father, Albert, was cantor under Healey Willan.  The photo is of Healey Willan, Albert, Peter, and two of Peter’s sisters.] Peter Mahon lives in Toronto with his wife, Katharine and toy poodle, Molly. Away…

Auditio Divina IV: Geraint Lewis’s “The Souls of the Righteous”

Auditio Divina and Listening With the Ear of the Heart. Part IV: Geraint Lewis’s “The Souls of the Righteous” November 2017 Br. John-Bede Pauley, O.S.B. Composer: Geraint Lewis (b. 1958) Stylistic period: Twentieth Century. Work: “The Souls of the Righteous.”  Subtitle: “(Iustorum Animae) In Memoriam William Matthias.”  Anthem for choir (SSAATTB) and organ. Text: Wisdom…

Music for 5 November 2017 Mass at St. Thomas More, Toronto

Music for 5 November 2017 Mass at St. Thomas More, Toronto Before Mass:  Verset 4, “Deposuit potentes,” Magnificat Sexti Toni − Jehan Titelouze (Organ Works, p. 133) Kyrie, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei: Communion Service in F Major – Harold Darke Motets:  Vir erat in terra Hus – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina; O King all glorious – Healey Willan              …