Saturday, 20 September 2014

2014 Aylesford Pilgrimage

Fr Marcus Holden, Parish Priest of Ramsgate and Minster, will lead the Latin Mass Society Pilgrimage to Aylesford on Saturday 11 October 2014.

Do come and support this splendid event, which includes Mass in the Relic Chapel at Aylesford Priory, near Maidstone in Kent (ME20 7BX). The Relic Chapel contains the relics of St Simon Stock, the 13th century Carmelite saint to whom Our Lady gave the Brown Scapular. There will be a chance to be enrolled in the Scapular during the pilgrimage.

The LMS have organised a coach from London, starting outside Westminster Cathedral at 9.45am (Ambrosden Avenue) and making a pick-up in Eltham High Street in south-east London at 10.30am (Christ Church Priory, 229 Eltham High Street, London SE9 1TX). The return fare is £15 and you will need to book your ticket before the day by contacting the LMS office on 020 7404 7284. Don't leave it to the last minute!

Here is the timetable for the day:

11.30am Arrival
12.00pm Lunch (bring picnic or use on-site cafe)
12.45pm Confessions
1.30pm Sung Mass (Motherhood of the BVM) in the Relic Chapel

Music will be sung by Cantus Magnus:
John Taverner (c.1490–1545) Kyrie 'Leroy'; Mass 'The Western Wynde'
Josquin des Prez (c.1450/1455–1521) Gaude Virgo, Mater Christi
William Cornysh (1465–1523) Ave Maria, Mater Dei

3.00pm Spiritual Conference by Fr Marcus Holden
4.00pm Tea
4.30pm The Pilgrimage concludes with Rosary & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
5.30pm Ends

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Easter Sunday at St Mary's, Chislehurst

Local members are reminded that there will be Solemn High Mass at St Mary's, Chislehurst, on Easter Sunday

(Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite)
Mass in G Major “Missa Sancti Nicolai” - Haydn

Alleluia (from Exsultate JubilateMozart
Ave verum - Saint-SaĆ«ns
Regina Caeli  Lotti

Jesus Christ Is Ris’n today - Wesley
Toccata (from Organ Symphony No 5)  Widor

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Gaudete at Blackfen

Gaudete in Domino semper: iterum dico, gaudete.

At Blackfen, Sunday last.

Please remember in your prayers the benefactors who contributed to buy these vestments.

Archbishop McDonald visits Chislehurst

On Monday 9th December 2013, the Most Reverend Kevin McDonald, Archbishop Emeritus of Southwark, visited St Mary's, Chislehurst, to mark the 160th Anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone.

A Sung Mass was celebrated at 19:00, during which His Grace assisted in choir and gave the homily.

Cantus Magnus sang Mozart's Coronation Mass and motets by Bruckner and Elgar.

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Forthcoming Mass at St Mary's, Chislehurst

St Mary's, Chislehurst, are celebrating the 160th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone on Monday 9 December 2013. 

His Grace, the Most Reverend Kevin McDonald, Archbishop Emeritus of Southwark, will preach at a Solemn High Mass, beginning at 19:00. 

Cantus Magnus will sing music including Mozart's Coronation Mass. 

Congratulations to Fr Charles Briggs and his parish at Chislehurst! 

Monday, 28 October 2013

Reminder: Mass in Southwark Cathedral - All Souls' Day

A reminder that Mass will be celebrated in St George's Cathedral on All Souls' Day at 10:30.

 Fr Linus Clovis will be Celebrant and the Cathedral Choir will provide the Sacred Chant.

 Let us pray for deceased local members and all the faithful departed.

"But thanks be to God, who hath given us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ."