Category Archives: Concerts at St. Mary’s

Concerts and other special musical events

Advent Lessons & Carols: Sun. Dec. 15 at 4PM

Gaudete Sunday (Third Sunday of Advent), December 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. With the St. Mary's Festival Choir, the Children's Carol Choir, the Coro Hispano de Santa María, and the St. Mary's Schola Cantorum. Scripture readings foretelling the coming of Christ; Music from England, Spain, France, Germany, and Colombia; Hymns and Gregorian chants of Advent. Concluding with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

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Advent Lessons & Carols, 14 December 2018

St. Mary's warmly invites you & your family
to its annual service of
Advent Lessons & Carols
Friday, 14 December 2018, 7:00 p.m.

The St. Mary's Choir
El Coro Hispano de Santa María

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David J. Hughes, Organist & Choirmaster
Welder Gomez, Spanish Choir Director
Heitor Caballero, Associate Organist

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Traditional carols from England, Spain & Germany;
motets of Palestrina, Praetorius, Wood, Ord & Distler;
organ music of Scheidemann & Dupré;
& Gregorian chants of Advent.

Seven readings from Sacred Scripture & the writings of the saints
on the Advent of Our Lord will be interspersed with
carols, chants, hymns & organ music of the season,
concluding with Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament.