Fr. Z and the Solemn Assumption Mass

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We'll be hearing and seeing Fr. Z. live on Friday!

The eighth annual Solemn Assumption Mass,
hosted by Mater Ecclesiae parish,Berlin, NJ,
will be celebrated at 7:00PM on Friday, August 15
at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Broadway and Market Streets, Camden,NJ.
Dr. Timothy McDonnell, Director of Music at Ave Maria University, NaplesFlorida, will conduct the polyphonic music for the Mass
and Mr. NicholasBeck, the Music Director of Mater Ecclesiae,
will lead the Gregorian Propers of the Mass.
The musical selections are as follows: The Ordinary of the Massis the Messa della Cappella (1641), by Claudio Monteverdi. Other selections:Canzon XII a 8, Giovanni Gabrielli; Sonata Sopra "Sancta Maria", C.Monteverdi; Venite Populi and Sonata #12 in C major, K 263, W.A. Mozart;Pulchra est amica mea, Palestrina-Bassano; Ave Maria, Harold Boatrite; Hymns- Repeat My Soul, Walter Greatorex and Sing We of the Blessed Mother,Timothy McDonnell.
The preacher of the Mass is Father John Zuhlsdorf,
a renowned commentator and the author of the Blog, "What does the PrayerReally Say."
We are also honored to have in attendance, a long time friendof Mater Ecclesiae and pastor of St. Athanasius Parish, Phila., the BishopElect of the Diocese of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, Reverend MonsignorHerbert Bevard.

Here's a snipet of the heavenly choir joining in on Salve Regina from last year. When I hear them come in on the song, I still get chills.....


Christine said...

Beautiful. That is all I can say.

His Consuming Fire said...

Yes, beautiful clip!

Kathy said...

What a blessing to be able to celebrate the Holy Day in a beautiful church with a talented choir and a devoted priest!

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