Monday, September 30, 2019

Celebration of Card. Newman’s Canonization in Louisville, Kentucky

St Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Louisville, Kentucky, will celebrate the canonization of Bl. John Henry Newman on Sunday, October 13th, with music especially chosen for the occasion. At the 10:30 a.m. OF Mass, which is that of the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Paul Weber’s Missa Brevis in G Minor, along with a setting by René Clausen of Newman’s prayer “Radiating Christ” (wrongly attributed to St Teresa of Calcutta, who prayed this prayer daily with her sisters), Stanford’s Justorum Animae, and various other hymns written by Newman himself. The music for the 12:15 p.m. EF Mass will also reflect the occasion of Newman’s canonization, comprising the Weber Missa Brevis, two Stanford motets, Justorum Animae and Beati Quorum Via, and will conclude with a chanted Te Deum; the proper texts will be from the 18th Sunday after Pentecost.

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