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February 7th, 2008 - Guardian letters page

The Guardian today (7th February 2008) carries a letter citing the positive example of the Diocese of Leeds singing outreach programme in Bradford. It comes in the wake of recent media coverage about the idea of choir school academies proposed by the government.

Here is an excerpt from the More>>



February 5th, 2008 - Organ Concert - Simon Lindley

LEEDS CATHEDRAL LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES

Spring and Lent
Thursday 21 February 1.10pm
Leeds University  Union Music Society
Chamber Choir

Totus Tuus Henryk Gorecki
Crucifixus Antonio Lotti
Deep River Arr. Norman Luboff
Lamentation Edward C. Bairstow
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February 4th, 2008 - Bach in Leeds

At 3pm on Sunday, 17th February, Leeds Cathedral Choir will perform J.S.Bach's St John Passion in Leeds Cathedral under the direction of Dr Christopher Johns, accompanied by members of the LUUMS (Leeds University Union Musical Society) Orchestra. Admission is free of charge, with a retiring More>>



February 3rd, 2008 - Latin Mass

Each first Sunday of the Month, the 11am Solemn Mass at the Cathedral is celebrated in Latin.

Many people do not realise that the 'normal' language for Roman Catholic worship is in fact Latin - the second Vatican Council did not decree that in future Mass was to be said in the More>>



February 2nd, 2008 - The Light of Christ

As part of evangelisation here in the Diocese of Leeds, we are currently engaged in 'Come and See', a process for renewal. The third year of the program is entitled "Being the local church: Celebrating being Catholic."

This week saw children from Catholic schools from across More>>



February 1st, 2008 - The Choir: Boys Don't Sing?

On BBC 2 tonight, choirmaster Gareth Malone returned with a follow up series to 'The Choir'. Basing himself at a boys' school in Leicester, Gareth goes about building a boys' choir from scratch: 'The Choir: Boys Don't Sing'

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