Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Opening Mass of the CMAA Colloquium in Philadelphia

The opening Mass of the CMAA Colloquium in Philadelphia took place yesterday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, a votive Mass of the Holy Angels, celebrated by Fr David Friel. The first Mass of the Colloquium is always sung in English, with English music settings; the Propers were by Fr Samuel Weber OSB, and the Mass Ordinary was the Mass in Honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Star of the Sea by Michael Olbash, who was also organist. The choirs also sang two motets, Call to Remembrance by Richard Farrant and Richard de Castre’s Prayer to Jesus by R.R. Terry. The choir directors pictured are Jeffrey Morse and Mary Ann Carr-Wilson.

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