Washington DC 27 Jan – Annual Mass in honor of Nellie Gray

I was sent this information. Those of you who are in Washington DC for the March for Life will not want to miss this.  It was sent only on a PDF which means it is a mess to transfer here, but here goes…


Saint Mary Mother of God Catholic Church Washington, DC
5th & H St. NW
Washington, DC
3:00 PM
January 27, 2017
44th Annual March for Life

Celebrant – Rev. Paul D. Scalia, S.T.D., M.A.

Vox in Rama Choir, Church of the Holy Innocents, New York City Kirsten d’Aquino, Organist and Director; Guest Conductor, Art Bryan Manabat; Joined by St. Mary’s Schola, Richard Rice, Dir.

Prelude – Lully Lulla Lullay, Philip W J Stopford (1977- )
Processional – Antiphon II – Laeva ejus sub capite meo, The Song of Solomon 2:6, from Vêpres du Commun des Fêtes de la Sainte Vierge, opus 18, aka Fifteen pieces, Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
Propers – Gregorian Chant – Mass: Ex ore infantum, Mass of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs, 2nd Class Votive Mass
Ordinary – Messe breve aux Chapelles no.7, Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
Offertory Motet – Flos de Radice Jesse, Michael Praetorius (1571- 1621)
Communion Motet – T antum Ergo, Cesar Franck, Art Bryan Manabat, Baritone Soloist
Ave Maria, Franz Biebl (1906-2001)
Recessional – Fugue sur le thème du Carillon des heures de la Cathédrale de Soissons, Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

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  1. Paul_S says:

    Fr. Cusick (‘Meeting Christ in the Liturgy’), Fr. Seán Connolly (AoNY), and group of happy discerners are present at today’s March: Picture via twitter

    After Marching for Life and attending the Nellie Gray Mass, Juvenes will be holding another meet-up across the street at Irish Channel Restaurant & Pub.

  2. FrankWalshingham says:

    It was beautiful clebration of the Mass, with a great homilist and an outstanding choir!

  3. Grateful to be Catholic says:

    This is an annual event, so if you are coming to the March for Life next year, plan on attending this Mass right after the March.

    Thanks for the posting, Fr. Z!

  4. odonnell44 says:

    Very beautiful mass and wonderful homily!

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