Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Tenebrae Photopost 2017

This year, we begin our Tenebrae photopost with something quite special, part of Gregorio Allegri’s famous Miserere used in the service at the Shrine of Christ the King in Chicago, run by the Institute of Christ the King. The special polyphonic setting of Psalm 50, whether by Allegri or another composer, was traditionally done for the repetition of the Psalm at the end of the service, after the Christus factus est was sung, and the Lord’s Prayer said silently. In the 1955 Holy Week reform, the repetition of the Psalm was abolished; it is here sung as the first Psalm of Lauds. The clergy and choir of the Shrine are very much to be commended for continuing the use of the great gem of our Catholic liturgical tradition.

Shrine of Christ the King - Chicago, Illinois (ICKSP)

Ss John the Baptist and John the Evangelist - Vilnius, Lithuania
Holy Rosary Cathedral - Vancouver, British Columbia

Holy Innocents - New York City

St Joseph Oratory - Detroit (ICKSP)

St Mary of Perpetual Help - Chicago, Illinois
St Charles Parish Retreat Center Chapel - Imperial Beach, California (San Diego)

Ecce quam bonum et quam jucundum...
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Pontifical Shrine - New York City

St Catherine - Spring Lake, New Jersey
Bishop David O’Connell of Trenton as celebrant

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