Tag Archives: Music

Society of St Gregory Summer School 2019

The Society of Saint Gregory summer school 2018 has just taken place, and here is advance notice of the 2019 summer school which will be held in our diocese at Worth Abbey, from Wednesday 14th to Saturday 17th August 2019. As … Continue reading

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Psalm for 1st Sunday of Lent

For those of you who use Paul Inwood’s setting of Psalm 24 (25), “Remember, remember your mercy Lord”, here is an alternative refrain to reflect the Psalm response in the Lectionary for the 1st Sunday of Lent, Year B. Use … Continue reading

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Society of St Gregory Spring Gatherings

The Society of Saint Gregory will once again be holding a series of Spring Gatherings, with talks, liturgies and workshops. This year there will be a particular focus on planning and preparing for Mass, exploring the texts and music and … Continue reading

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Dates for Musicians 2018

Here are details of dates and venues for the Rite of Election, Chrism Mass and other diocesan liturgies and events during the coming year. All are welcome to join the diocesan choir! Please make a note of the Pentecost Vigil … Continue reading

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“Live on in my love” – now available as a download

With verses from John’s Gospel (chapters 15 and 17) and a simple refrain which is especially easy to sing during the Communion procession, Live on in my love has become a very popular chant at diocesan liturgies, including during the … Continue reading

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Anne Ward receives Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medal

Congratulations to Anne Ward who has been awarded the “Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice” (“For Church and Pope”) medal by Pope Francis for her considerable contribution to the musical life of the diocese and, in particular, her many years of dedicated … Continue reading

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Christian Unity Week – Pope Francis celebrates Vespers

Today, at the close of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Pope Francis will preside at Vespers in the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls in Rome. The Sistine Chapel Choir will be joined by the choir of Westminster Abbey. You … Continue reading

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Dates for Musicians 2017

Here are details of dates and venues for the Rite of Election, Chrism Mass and other diocesan liturgies and events during the coming year. All are welcome to join the diocesan choir! As last year, there will be an opportunity … Continue reading

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Fr Peter Jones RIP

We have received the sad news of the death this morning of Fr Peter Jones after a long illness. Peter was a priest of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, ordained on his 40th birthday – the Solemnity of Saints Peter and … Continue reading

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‘Play the Organ’ Day – Saturday 19th March

Do you play the piano? Would you like to use your keyboard skills to play the church organ and have an ‘orchestra’ at your fingertips? Find out about FREE Taster Organ Lessons for any-age pianists of suitable standard at the … Continue reading

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