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Mass and Music at St Francis

Some good news during this Easter season: Our parish priest, Fr Paul, has announced that the St Francis-St Joseph community will  live stream mass during this time when we are unable to celebrate together in person. Mass will be streamed … Continue reading

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Easter Message from St Francis Choir

Dear friends, This Easter is one unlike any other for many of us. We celebrate our greatest Feast with muted joy in isolation with our immediate household, or alone. The world suffers and we may feel powerless. But today we … Continue reading

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Update – Choir in Recess

Dear friends, Recognising the extraordinary circumstances arising from pandemic COVID-19, public Mass has been suspended until further notice at St Francis, Paddington. During this time, the St Francis Choir will be in recess. We will continue to monitor the situation … Continue reading

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Sunday 15 March 10am – CHOIR

3rd Sunday of Lent (A) Year of Matthew Ex 17:3-7; Rom 5:1-2, 5-8; Jn 4:5-42 Mass setting: Missa Deus genitor alme Motet: If ye love me (Tallis) Communio: Qui biberit aquam, quam ego do, dicit Dominus Samiratanae, fiet in eo fons aquae salientis in vitam aeternam “Whosoever … Continue reading

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Sunday 8 March 10am – CANTOR

2nd Sunday of Lent (A) Year of Matthew Gen 12:1-4; 2 Tim 1:8-10; Mt 17:1-9 Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith) Offertory Motet: Clouds and darkness are round about Him* (Dvorak) Communio: Visionem quam vidistis, nemini dixeritis, donec a mortuis resurgat Filius hominis. Tell … Continue reading

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Sunday 1 March 10am – CHOIR

1st Sunday of Lent (A) Year of Matthew Gen 2:7-9, 3.1-7; Rom 5:12-19; Mt 4:1-11 Mass setting: Missa Deus genitor alme (Gregorian) Communio:  Scapulis suis obumbrabit tibi: The Lord will overshadow you with His shoulders, and under His wings you shall trust: His truth … Continue reading

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Wednesday 26 February 7pm – CHOIR

Ash Wednesday: Mass with Distribution of Ashes Joel 2:12-18; 2Cor 5:20—6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 Mass setting: Missa Deus genitor alme (Gregorian) Motets: Emendemus in medius* (Byrd); Call to remembrance** (Farrant) Communio: Qui meditabitur in lege Domini die ac nocte, dabit fructum suum in tempore … Continue reading

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