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On this page you will find listings of special services and special events. You can find our regular worship schedule here.

 


FRIDAYS IN LENT, BEGINNING MARCH 3RD AT 6:30 P.M.
+ STATIONS OF THE CROSS AND BENEDICTION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT +


Friday, March 24: Lenten Feria
6:30 P.M. Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Sunday, March 26: The Fourth Sunday in Lent
8:00 A.M. Low Mass
9:00 A.M. Sung Mass
11:00 A.M.
Procession and Solemn Mass: The Choir of Saint Ignatius of Antioch will offer the music of the Mass and sing Missa ‘Salve intemerata’ by Thomas Tallis and Tristitia et anxietas by William Byrd.

Friday, March 31: John Donne, Priest
6:30 P.M. Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Sunday, April 2: The Fifth Sunday in Lent
8:00 A.M. Low Mass
9:00 A.M. Sung Mass
11:00 A.M.
Procession and Solemn Mass: The Choir of Saint Ignatius of Antioch will offer the music of the Mass and sing Mass XVII (Kyrie salve II - plainchant) and Emendemus in melius by William Byrd.

Friday, April 7: Lenten Feria
6:30 P.M. Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

 

Holy Week and Easter Schedule

Please join us as we celebrate Holy Week and Easter at Saint Ignatius of Antioch.

In addition to the extraordinary music programmed throughout the week, highlights of this year’s liturgies include our first celebration of Tenebrae, featuring the Couperin Leçons de Ténèbres; welcoming well known priest and spiritual writer Barbara Crafton as our preacher on Good Friday; and the Herbert Howell’s Coll. Reg. Magnificat to cap off the Great Vigil of Easter.

Here is the full schedule:

Saturday, April 8
10:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M. — Parish Work day and liturgical rehearsal. We will serve lunch. Please join us as we prepare the church for Holy Week and Easter.

Sunday, April 9, The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday (Domine, ne longe)
8:00 A.M — Mass in the Lady Chapel
9:00 A.M — The Blessing and Distribution of Palms, Procession, and Solemn Mass with the Passion According to Saint Matthew. The Rector will preach and Choir of Saint Ignatius of Antioch will offer the music of the Mass.
11:00 A.M — The Blessing and Distribution of Palms, Procession, and Solemn Mass with the Passion according to Saint Matthew. The Rector will preach and the Choir of Saint Ignatius of Antioch will offer the music of the mass and sing Missa in die tribulationis by Orlande de Lassus (1532–1594), the responsories “Hosanna to the son of David” by Thomas Weelkes (1576–1623), and “Pueri Hebraeorum” by Marc’Antonio Ingegneri (c. 1535/1536–1592), and the motet “Improperium expectavit” by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525–1594).

Monday, April 10, Monday in Holy Week
6:30 P.M. — Mass

Tuesday, April 11, Tuesday in Holy Week
6:30 P.M. — Mass

Wednesday, April 12, Wednesday in Holy Week
6:30 P.M. — Mass of the Day
7:00 P.M.Tenebrae: Mattins and Lauds of Maundy Thursday. Under the direction of organist and choirmaster James Kennerley (tenor), he and sopranos Jolle Greenleaf and Sherezade Panthaki will offer the music of the liturgy. In addition to the proper plainchant responsories and psalms they will sing the proper lessons from Jeremiah, set by François Couperin (1668-1733) in 1714 for the Abbaye royale de Longchamps. Couperin’s Leçons de Ténèbres are almost never performed liturgically, making this an extraordinary opportunity to hear this music in context.

Thursday, April 13, Maundy Thursday (Nos autem)
7:00 P.M. — The Liturgy of Maundy Thursday with Foot Washing, Solemn Procession of the Sacrament to the Altar of Repose, and the Stripping of the Altars. The Rector will preach and the Choir of Saint Ignatius of Antioch will offer the music of the mass and sing Missa "Pange lingua" by Josquin Desprez (c. 1440–1521) and the motets "Ubi caritas" by Maurice Duruflé (1902–1986), "Tristis est anima mea" by Orlande de Lassus (1532–1594), and Lassus' "Una hora" and "In monte Oliveti."
Watch will be kept before the Reserved Sacrament throughout the night and until the Good Friday liturgy.

Friday, April 14, Good Friday
12:30 P.M.. — The Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday with the Passion According to Saint John, the Veneration of the Cross, and Holy Communion from the Reserved Sacrament. We will welcome as our preacher the Rev’d Barbara Cawthorn Crafton and the Choir of Saint Ignatius of Antioch will offer the music of the liturgy and sing Improperia by Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548–1611) and the motet "Adoramus te, Christi" by Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643).
A reception with hot cross buns will follow the liturgy.

Saturday, April 15, Holy Saturday
8:00 P.M. — The Great Vigil, First Mass, and First Evensong of Easter. The Choir of Saint Ignatius of Antioch will offer the music of the mass and sing the antiphon "Sicut cervus" by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525–1594), Missa "Alleluia" by Jean Mouton (1459-1522), the motet "Jubilate Deo a 8" by Giovanni Gabrieli (c. 1554/1557–1612), and the Magnificat from the Evening Service Collegium Regale by Herbert Howells (1892–1983).
A reception in the Undercroft follows the mass.

Sunday, April 16, The Sunday of the Resurrection: Easter Day (Resurrexi)
8:00 A.M — Mass
9:00 A.M — Procession and Solemn Mass. The Rector will preach and the Choir of Saint Ignatius of Antioch will offer the music of the Mass.
11:00 A.M — The Rector will preach and the Choir of Saint Ignatius of Antioch will offer the music of the Mass and sing Missa “Congratulamini mihi” by Francisco Guerrero (1528–1599) and the motet “Dum transisset Sabbatum (I)” by John Taverner (c. 1490–1545).