Solemn Vespers will be sung in St Joseph’s, Gateshead, on the Feast of St Joseph. This will be the first occasion that Solemn Vespers have been sung in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle since the liturgical changes were introduced in the 1960s.
Vespers - sung by the parish men’s Schola and the Westland Singers under the direction of Paul Dewhurst - will include a setting of the Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus, followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, with music by Elgar and Perosi.
Officiant: Fr Paul Zielinski. Cantors: Fr Michael Brown and Fr David Phillips.
Thursday 19th March 2020 at 7pm. St Joseph’s Church, High West Street, Gateshead NE8 1LX.
The LMS is delighted to be sponsoring this event. Everyone is most welcome. A poster advertising the event can be downloaded HERE.