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April 8th, 2007 - Triduum III: Easter Vigil

For those choir members who had made sacrifices over Lent (chocolate and alcohol being among the top things being given up!) the end of Lent couldn't come quick enough. Well, it didn't exactly come as quickly as they might have hoped as the Easter Vigil lasted 2 1/2 hours! There is a lot to More>>



April 7th, 2007 - Triduum II: Good Friday

Red is the colour of the Day. The service is broken into three parts - the Liturgy of the word (with the reading of the passion - we hope that next year this will be sung) the Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion.


Musically, the service is a feast of unaccompanied singing. This More>>



April 6th, 2007 - Triduum I: Holy Thursday

After the packed celebration of the Chrism Mass on Wednesday evening, it all seems much more still and solemn on Thursday evening for the first of the liturgies of the Triduum. The Triduum ('three days') consists of the liturgies of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and the Easter Vigil. They are More>>



April 4th, 2007 - Holy Week music in Selby

If you can't make it to the Cathedral in Holy Week, then we'll come to you!


Well that's what happened this week for parishioners at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Selby. The Cathedral Adult choir presented a program of music for this most sacred of weeks, all of which will be More>>



April 1st, 2007 - Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the busiest seven days each year in a Catholic liturgical musicians calendar: Holy Week!

In Leeds, the choirs of the Cathedral and Parish Church traditionally begin the Palm Sunday Liturgy together in an ecumenical celebration in the presence of the Lord Mayor. More>>



March 31st, 2007 - Director of Music

If you haven't done so already, take a look at http://www.directorofmusic.org/ This is the home site of Ben Saunders, Director of Music for the Diocese of Leeds.

On this site you can listen to samples of Ben's organ playing, as well as view some of his compositions, arrangements and More>>




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