Monthly Archives: August 2019

Music for September 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019
Feast of St. Augustine
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa de la batalla escoutez (Francisco Guerrero (1528–1599)
O Doctor optime (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548–1611)
Magne Pater Augustine (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, ca. 1525–1594)

Sunday, September 8, 2019
The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Ave maris stella (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548–1611)
Regali ex progenie (Jacobus Handl, 1550–1591)
Ave Maria (Josquin des Prez, ca. 1450–1521)

Sunday, September 15, 2019
The Seven Dolours of the Virgin Mary
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Vulnerasti cor meum (Cristóbal de Morales, ca. 1500–1553)
Mater dolorosa (Robert Fayrfax, 1464–1521)
Stabat Mater (Josquin des Prez, ca. 1450–1521)

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Dittes maistresse (Orlande de Lassus, ca. 1532–1594)
Expectans expectavi (Lassus)
Panis quem ego dedero (Henricus Isaac, ca. 1450–1517)
Ego sum panis vivus (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, ca. 1525–1594)

Sunday, September 29, 2019
Michaelmas
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Messa della Battaglia (Giovanni Francesco Anerio, ca. 1567–1630)
Factum est silentium (Felice Anerio, ca. 1560–1614)
Tibi Christe splendor Patris (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548–1611)

Barbara Rickman, RIP

A Solemn Requiem Mass will be held for Barbara Rickman at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Oratory on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Sts. Cyril and Methodius Oratory 79 Church St Bridgeport, CT 06608 Following the Mass, the burial will be at St. James Cemetery in Naugatuck, CT. Flowers may be sent to Buckmiller…
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Music for August 2019

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Doulce memoire (Orlande de Lassus, ca. 1532–1594)
Ad te, Domine, levavi (Alessandro Scarlatti, 1660–1725)
Miserere mei, Deus (Antonio Lotti, 1666–1740)

Sunday, August 25, 2019
Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Mon coeur se recommende à vous (Johannes Eccard, 1553–1611)
Exaltabo te, Domine (Orlande de Lassus, ca. 1532–1594)
Ave verum corpus (Josquin des Prez, ca. 1450–1521)

 

THE ALTARPIECE OF ST. MARY’S/EL RETABLO DE LA IGLESIA SANTA MARÍA (Part 2)

Last week we wrote about the first half of the artist Leonard Porter’s note on the altarpiece here at St. Mary’s. This week we conclude that discussion.

Contrasting the two realms represented in the upper and lower registers of the painting, i.e. the upper heavenly realm of light and glory which results from the coming of the Savior, and the lower realm of the Old Testament where things are shadowy and awaiting perfection, the artist has included the Ark of the Covenant by making the tomb to correspond the Ark’s proportions.

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