On Thursday, 22 January in Washington DC, at 4:00 PM, after the March For Life, there will be a Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool celebrated by His Excellency Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield in Illinois.
Mass is scheduled to begin at 4:00 pm at St. Mary Mother of God Church (5th and H Sts. NW in downtown Washington DC).
- Assistant Priest – Rev. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
- Deacon – Rev. Monsignor Charles Pope
- Subdeacon – Rev. Paul Scalia
Choir: The Schola Cantorum of the The Lyceum School, South Euclid, Ohio.
The Mass is sponsored by the Paulus Institute. These are the wonderful people who organized the stunning Pontifical Mass at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception which Bp. Slattery of Tulsa celebrated. HERE
The Mass is being offered for the repose of the soul of the long-time pro-life activist Nellie Gray.
I was sent a list of the music for the Pontifical Mass. I sounds splendid.
- Prelude: Rejoice, O Virgin Theotokos – Sergei Rachmaninoff
- Processional: Non Nobis – William Byrd
- Introit: Chant proper (chant schola)
- Kyrie: Missa Brevis – G.P. Palestrina
- Graduale/Alleluia: Chant proper
- Offertory: Chant proper
- O Magnum Mysterium – Tomas Luis da Victoria
- Sanctus: Missa Brevis – G.P. Palestrina
- Benedictus: Missa Brevis – G.P. Palestrina
- Agnus Dei: Missa Brevis – G.P. Palestrina
- Communion Chant Proper
- Ave Verum – Josquin de Prez
- Sicut Cervus – G.P. Palestrina
- Recessional: Laudate Nomen Domini – Christopher Tye