Oratorians, FSSP seminarians to celebrate Vespers and Benediction Sunday at St. Thomas Apostle

The Oratorian Fathers of the Community of St. Philip Neri, currently in formation at Washington’s St. Thomas Apostle Church, will conduct their weekly service of Solemn Vespers and Benediction in the Extraordinary Form this Sunday, June 5, at 4:00 pm.

The liturgy will be conducted by Oratorian and secular associate clergy led by community Moderator Reverend Monsignor Andrew Wadsworth, accompanied this week by visiting seminarians of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP). Assistance to the clergy and seminarians will be provided by the Brothers of the Little Oratory led by Brother Rector Jeff Bedia. Choral accompaniment will be provided by the Vespers schola of St. Thomas Apostle Church directed by Vincent Bury. The public is encouraged to attend and to join in the singing of the traditional evening prayer of the Church’s Divine Office.

St. Thomas Apostle Church is located at 2665 Woodley Road in Woodley Park, one block up from the Woodley Road Metrorail and Metrobus stops at Connecticut Avenue.

St. Thomas Apostle to conduct traditional Holy Saturday Tenebrae

A traditional Holy Saturday choral celebration of Tenebrae will be held at Washington’s St. Thomas Apostle Church on Saturday morning, March 26, at 10:00 am. The service will include the traditional morning offices of Matins and Lauds sung in Gregorian chant.

The Oratorian Church of St. Thomas Apostle is located at 2665 Woodley Road NW in Woodley Park, one block west on Woodley Road from the Woodley Park Metrorail and Metrobus stops at Connecticut Avenue.

St. Thomas Apostle to conduct traditional Holy Saturday Tenebrae

A traditional Holy Saturday choral celebration of Tenebrae will be held at Washington’s St. Thomas Apostle Church on Saturday morning, April 4, at 9:00 am. The service will include the traditional morning offices of Matins and Lauds sung in Gregorian chant.

The Oratorian Church of St. Thomas Apostle is located at 2665 Woodley Road NW in Woodley Park, one block west on Woodley Road from the Woodley Park Metrorail and Metrobus stops at Connecticut Avenue.

Juventutem DC to host Holy Saturday Tenebrae

Via New Liturgical Movement, we are informed that on Saturday, April 19, at 9:00 a.m., the traditional Holy Saturday Offices of Matins and Lauds will be celebrated at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Washington.  Msgr. Andrew Wadsworth of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri will lead the chanting of the Office according to the 1962 Breviary.

The event is sponsored by Juventutem DC.  St. Thomas the Apostle Church is located at 2665 Woodley Road NW in Woodley Park.