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Progress on the new organ for St Francis

These photographs of the new organ for St Francis show the work on the organ console in the workshop – the console is almost ready to be lacquered, with a light colour and highlighting the natural wood in the finish. It … Continue reading

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January 2019 – CHOIR in Recess

After Christmas and throughout January the choir will be in recess, to return on Sunday 3 February 2019. For 10am Sunday Mass throughout January, liturgical music will be supported by cantors. In the meantime St Francis Choir would like to … Continue reading

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Tuesday 25 December 10am – CHOIR

The Nativity of the Lord: Mass of Christmas Day Is 52:7-10; Heb 1:1-6; Jn 1:1-18 And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory Introit: (Gregorian) Puer natus est nobis, et filius datus est … Continue reading

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Tuesday 25 December Midnight – CHOIR

Midnight Mass of the Nativity Is 9:1-7; Titus 2:11-14; Lk 2:1-14 To you is born this day… a saviour, who is the Messiah, the Lord Carol singing at 11.30pm (Dec 24) followed by the Proclamation of Christmas from the Roman … Continue reading

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Sunday 23 December 10am – CHOIR

4th Sunday of Advent (C) Year of Luke Mic 5:1-4; Heb 10:5-10: Lk 1.39-44 – Why should I be honoured with a visit from the mother of my Lord? Mass setting: Missa orbis factor (Victoria) Motet: O radiant dawn (J. MacMillan) … Continue reading

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Sunday 16 December 10am – CHOIR

3rd Sunday of Advent – GAUDETE (C) Year of Luke Zeph 3:14-18; Phil 4:4-7; Lk 3:10-18 – What must we do? Introit: Gaudete in Domino semper: iterum dico, gaudete: modestia vestra nota sit omnibus hominibus: Dominus prope est… Rejoice in … Continue reading

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Sunday 9 December 10am – CANTOR

2nd Sunday of Advent (C) Year of Luke Baruch 5:1-9; Phil 1:3-6, 8-11; Lk 3:1-6 – All people will see God’s salvation Mass setting: Missa Deus genitor alme (Gregorian) Communio: (Gregorian, Bar 5.5, 4.36) Jerusalem surge, et sta in excelso, et vide jucunditatem quae veniet tibi … Continue reading

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