Category Archives: Music

New Mass Setting for Toronto

Matthew Larkin, Organist and Director of Music of Christ Church Anglican Cathedral, Ottawa, has composed a new Mass setting for the Ordinariate Use liturgy at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Toronto at the request of Peter Mahon. The new setting … Continue reading

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English Patrimony of Liturgical Music

Under this title Francis Davey writes in this month’s “Australia-wide”of the BBC TV documentary series by David Starkey on English Music as sponsored by the monarchy. These four one-hour films do give a very good history of mainly sacred music … Continue reading

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Warwick Street Parish Priest composes new Mass Setting

A new Mass setting, composed by the parish priest of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham’s central church in London, was performed for the first time on Sunday 9th February at the church, Our Lady of the Assumption … Continue reading

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Harrow School Choir to Perform at Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Gregory, Warwick Street

A choir from one of the most prestigious schools in England is to perform a concert to raise funds for a church dedicated to the life of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. The Byron Consort is the … Continue reading

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Examples of Anglican Patrimony in the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, Part 14 – Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Several Ordinariate groups throughout the UK have held Christmas Festivals of Nine Lessons and Carols or are planning to hold similar festivals for Epiphany. This short video from the BBC explains how this piece of Anglican patrimony had its origins … Continue reading

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Examples of Anglican Patrimony in the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, Part 13 – Advent Procession in Coventry

On Sunday 8th December the Coventry Ordinariate Group hosted an Advent Procession by candlelight. The service, which draws heavily on the Anglican tradition and is one of the treasures the Ordinariate brings to the Catholic Church, comprises Advent Lessons & … Continue reading

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Examples of Anglican Patrimony in the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, Part 10 – Evensong with the Darlington Ordinariate, as seen by Anglican eyes

The website of the Darlington Ordinariate at St. Osmund’s Catholic Church, Gainford, has the following report about a recent Evensong service at their church as seen by Anglo-Catholic clergy from a guest parish: “On the afternoon of St Helen’s Day … Continue reading

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Examples of Anglican Patrimony in the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, Part 9 – Singing the Angelus

On Monday of this week Father Ed Tomlinson posted a short article on his blog about “Singing the Angelus”, on the day after my weekend in London, when I experienced it twice at Most Precious Blood in The Borough, London. … Continue reading

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Examples of Anglican Patrimony in the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, Part 4 – Mgr. Edwin Barnes on Hymnody

The Heavenly Jerusalem Anglicans learn their theology from hymns; and part of the ‘Patrimony’ attaching to the Ordinariate is hymnody, especially those in the English Hymnal. We have brought this book with us into the Catholic Church, and when diocesan … Continue reading

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23rd April 2013 – Solemnity of St. George, Martyr, Patron of England

Today we celebrate England – alongside our titular and patronal solemnities, St. George’s Day is the most iconic festival for the Ordinariate and for the Church in England. Most Anglican churches will hoist the red cross flag of St. George today … Continue reading

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