Tuesday, August 5, 2008
Dominican Rite in the Northwest
Those readers in the Northwest way be interested to know that there will be two Dominican Rite Solemn Masses this week.
At Blessed Sacrament Church in Seattle WA (photo to the right) on Friday, August 8, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. in the church Mass will be sung in to celebrate of the Centennial of the Parish. The music, to be sung by the Tudor Choir, will be: for the ordinary, Missa Gloriose Confessor Domini by Juan Esquivel, with the propers from the Dominican Gradual. The celebrant will be Fr. Daniel Syverstad, O.P, past Prior Provincial and current pastor.
Then at Most Holy Rosary Church in Portland OR (photo to right), on Sunday, August 10, at 11:oo a.m. in the church, Cantores in Ecclesia, under the direction of Mr. Dean Applegate will sing the Mass of St. Dominic in plainchant, according to the Dominican Gradual. The celebrant will be Fr. Anthony-M. Patalano, O.P., pastor.
If any of our readers are present at either Mass, please feel free to introduce yourselves. I will be present at both Masses.