Fr. Robert C Pasley, KCHS, Rector of Mater Ecclesiae Roman Catholic Church, Berlin, NJ, Diocese of Camden, invites all to Mater Ecclesiae’s 14th Annual Assumption Mass. The Choral High Mass in the Extraordinary Form will take place on Friday, August 15, at 7 p.m., at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 18th St. and the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy in Philadelphia. Parking is available in the lot next to the Cathedral and there is an underground garage at the Sheraton Hotel on 17th Street.
The Celebrant of the Mass, who will also deliver
the sermon, is Monsignor Andrew Wadsworth. Msgr.
Wadsworth, originally a priest of the Diocese of Westminster, London, is now the superior of the Oratorian Community of St Philip Neri, an oratory
in formation in the Archdiocese of Washington.
Since 2009, he has been Executive Director of the
International Commission for English in the Liturgy
(ICEL), responsible for the proposal of English
translations of Latin liturgical texts for use in
places where the liturgy is celebrated in English.
Msgr. Wadsworth has written and lectured widely on
both forms of the Roman Rite and the ‘ars
Mater Ecclesiae’s High Choral Mass of the
Assumption was begun fourteen years ago to thank
and honor Our Lady for the establishment of Mater
Ecclesiae, the first diocesan owned and staffed
Traditional Latin Mass parish in the United Sates.
“We wanted to feature some of the greatest works of
orchestral/choral music ever written for the Sacred
Liturgy,” Father Pasley said.
The setting of the Ordinary of the Mass will be
the “Missa in Angustiis,” or “Lord Nelson Mass,” by
Franz Joseph Haydn sung with full orchestra. Other
works include the motets “Salve Regina” by Antonio
Salieri (1750-1825), “Salutatio D.N.I.C.” by Ludwig
Senfl (1486-1543), “Beata Viscera” by Gregor
Aichinger (1565 – 1628), the “Adagio” from Concerto
for 2 Oboes in G Major, by Tomaso Albinoni
(1671-1751), The “Hodie Maria Virgo” by Luca
Marenzio (1553-1599), the Tantum Ergo” by W.A.
Mozaert (1756-1791) and a Postlude, “Concerto for 2
trumpets in D Major,” by Giuseppe Maria Jacchini
(1663-1727). The traditional hymns, “O Sanctissima
and Hail Holy Queen,” arranged by the Music
Director, Dr. Timothy McDonnell, will also be
Father Pasley said “We wish to thank His
Excellency, Archbishop Chaput, as well as the
rector of the Cathedral, Father Dennis Gill, for
this great privilege. Please spread the word about
this most grand celebration of Our Lady’s
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