Organ Recital – Sunday 26 June 2:30pm

Organist: Brett McKern 

Sutherland Shire Choral Society, directed by James Paul

Works by: Felix Mendelssohn; George Thalben-Ball; Herbert Howells 

Alexandre Guilmant; Théodore Dubois; Brett McKern 

Dear friends,

Please join us at St Francis of Assisi, Paddington on Sunday 26 June at 2:30pm for the next organ recital in our 2022 series.

The soloist is Brett McKern, renowned organist and composer. His programme includes works from the Romantic German, English and French periods as well as one of his own compositions.

The guest artists are singers from the Sutherland Shire Choral Society, conducted by the choirmaster at St Vincent’s College, Potts Point, James Paul.

The recitals will continue on the fourth Sunday of each month up to and including November.

There is no charge for admission, but a note donation is requested.

Sunday 19 June 10am – CHOIR

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) (C) Year of Luke

Gen 14:18-20; 1 Cor 11:23-26; Lk 9:11-17 – They ate as much as they wanted

  • Introit: Cibavit eos…He fed them with the finest of wheat, alleluia. And with honey from the rock he satisfied them, alleluia.
  • Mass setting: Missa Aeterna Christi Munera (Palestrina)
  • Sequence: Taste and see the goodness of the Lord
  • Motet: Tantum ergo (Duruflé)
  • Communio: (Gregorian 1 Cor 11: 24-25) Hoc corpus quod pro vobis tradetur: hic calix novi testamenti est in meo sanguine, dicit Dominus: hoc facite, quotiescumque sumitus, in meam commemorationem: This is my body which is given up for you; this is the cup of the new covenant in my blood” says the Lord. “Each time you do this, do it in memory of me”.
  • Hymns: Let all mortal flesh keep silence PICARDY; Sweet Sacrament divine DIVINUM MYSTERIUM
  • Organ Prelude: Sacris Solemnis (Panis Angelicus) – Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
  • Organ Voluntary: Verbum Supernum (O Salutaris Hostia) – Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

Organist: Bransby Byrne