Sunday Solemn Vespers, Benediction to begin in October at D.C. Oratory

The Oratorian Fathers of the Community of St. Philip Neri, currently in formation at Washington’s St. Thomas Apostle Church, have announced that the Community will begin celebrating Solemn Vespers and Benediction on Sunday afternoons beginning in October.

Vespers, the evening prayer of the Church’s Divine Office, will begin each Sunday at 4:00 pm beginning on Sunday, October 5.  The service is sung entirely in Gregorian chant; those interested in participating are encouraged to assist in the preparation of the music beginning at 3:30 pm.

St. Thomas Apostle Church is located at 2665 Woodley Road in Woodley Park.

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