Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Introit from the Midnight Mass, Westminster Cathedral

An excerpt from the midnight Mass at Westminster Cathedral, London, England with Archbishop Vincent Nichols. This excerpt shows the Introit and incensation of the altar.

I would note, as I have in the past, how the chanted introit so effectively emphasizes the proper tone and character of the sacred liturgy. The recovery of the chanted propers, beginning with the introit chant, should be high in the list of pursuits for the reform of the reform in my own estimation.

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