Month: April 2019

Evensong in Cambridge Tonight

Part of the work of the Friends is supporting events organised by individual Ordinariate Groups, particularly if they help to raise the profile of the Ordinariate as a whole. We are therefore pleased to be sponsoring an Evensong & Benediction

Good Friday

And can it be that I should gain An int’rest in the Savior’s blood? Died He for me, who caused His pain? For me, who Him to death pursued? Amazing love! how can it be That Thou, my God, shouldst

Maundy Thursday

Of the glorious body telling, O my tongue, its mysteries sing. And the blood, all price excelling, Which the world’s eternal King, In a noble womb once dwelling, Shed for this world’s ransoming. Given for us, for us descending, Of

At the Cross Her station keeping

We were going to post another hymn today, but, in view of recent events at Notre Dame de Paris… At the cross her station keepingstood the mournful Mother weeping,where he hung, the dying Lord;for her soul, of joy bereavèd,bowed with

Passiontide Hymns

We have said many times that an essential part of the “Anglican Patrimony” is the preservation and encouragement of English music, both choral and congregational. We would like, therefore, to showcase some of the finest Passiontide music. Firstly is Samuel

Palm Sunday & The Donkey

Today seems an appropriate day to share G. K. Chesterton’s poem on the donkey. When fishes flew and forests walked   And figs grew upon thorn,Some moment when the moon was blood   Then surely I was born. With monstrous head and sickening cry   And

Chrism Mass at Warwick Street

Here are a couple of photos of the Chrism Mass, celebrated by HE Archbishop Edward Adams, the Apostolic Nuncio to the Court of St. James. The church was full, with about 70 clergy in attendance: the vast majority of the