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Saturday 16 November 2013

Vespers of St Cecilia at St Wilfrid's

We are delighted to welcome the Middlesbrough Diocesan Choir to sing Vespers of St Cecilia, the Patron Saint of Music, at St Wilfrid’s on Friday, 22nd November at 7.00pm. All are welcome and encouraged to attend and give thanks to God for the gift of music in the Church and the world.

Among the music to be sung will be the “Hymn to St Cecilia” by Herbert Howells, the “Magnificat” by Viadana. A new motet, “May the Grace of Christ our Saviour” by Thomas Hyde will be have its world première at this service.

Fr Richard Duffield, the Parish Priest of St Wilfrid’s, will preach.