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Wed, Sep 14


St. Agatha-St. James Church

Choral Evensong: Feast of the Holy Cross

Vespers for the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

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Choral Evensong: Feast of the Holy Cross

Time & Location

Sep 14, 2022, 7:00 PM

St. Agatha-St. James Church, 3728 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA


About the event

On Wednesday, September 14 at 7pm, there will be a solemn choral Evensong according to the Ordinariate's Divine Office to celebrate the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. The event is co-sponsored by the Durandus Institute for Sacred Liturgy & Music and the Collegium Institue for Catholic Thought & Culture. St. Agatha-St. James Church is home to the Newman Center for the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University: the first Newman Center established in the United States.  

Featured music: Magnificat & Nunc dimittis from Short Service--Orlando Gibbons 

Psalmody in Anglican chant 

Phos hilaron--Sir John Stainer  

Officiant: Fr. Armando Alejandro, Jr. 

Homilist: Fr. Matthew Hummel

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