Thursday, February 2, 7:30 p.m.
Church of the Epiphany (8235 SW 57th Avenue, Miami, FL)
We are pleased to welcome His Excellency, Thomas G.
Wenski, Archbishop of Miami as the celebrant of this
The Mass will be preceded by the traditional
blessing of candles and a procession for the feast day.
Ceremonial and logistical
assistance for the Mass is provided through the generous
efforts of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP).
Musical highlights include
Tournemire’s office from L’Orgue Mystique for the day (Purificatio
B. Marić Virginis), played by Mr. Thomas Schuster,
Organist and Director of Music at Church of the
Epiphany, as well as a Missa Brevis by Zachary
Wadsworth, and a commissioned motet by Dr. Paul Weber.
Choral works will be sung by the Schola Cantorum of the
University of Florida under the direction of Dr. Edward
Schaefer. The Gregorian propers of the day will be sung
by a Women's Schola Cantorum under the direction of Dr.
Jennifer Donelson of Nova Southeastern University.
The Mass is part of a
conference on the French Catholic Composer, Charles
The conference, entitled
"Gregorian Chant and Modern Composition for the Catholic
Liturgy: Charles Tournemire’s L’Orgue Mystique as Guide"
is presented by The Church Music Association of America,
in collaboration with Nova Southeastern University in
Fort Lauderdale, Florida and the Church of the Epiphany
in Miami, Florida. It includes recitals and papers by an
international collection of performers and academics.
For more information,
visit the conference website: http://www.musicasacra.com/tournemire
Fr. Brian Austin of the F.S.S.P. or Dr.
Jennifer Donelson are available for interview by phone
Questions about the Mass or the conference can be
directed to Dr. Jennifer Donelson, assistant professor
of music at Nova Southeastern University at [email protected] or
The Mass will be available on the
internet via livestreaming at www.livemass.net.
To "tune in," simply visit the website during the Mass
time (7:30 p.m. EST)
There will be at three catechetical
sessions connected with the Mass.
These sessions will serve
as an introduction to the Traditional Latin Mass and the
customs of Candlemas. They are an excellent opportunity
to ask questions of knowledgeable clergy.
Tuesday, January 31 - 8:00
- 9:30 p.m. - St. Augustine's Catholic Church on the
University of Miami campus. This session is open to
young adults, aged college graduate to 39 and will be
presented by Fr. Joseph Fishwick, longtime chaplain of
the Latin Mass community in the Archdiocese of Miami.
Thursday, February 2 -
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Church of the Epiphany School. This
session is open to high school and college students and
will be presented by Fr. Christian Saenz, S.J., a newly
ordained priest who teaches theology at Belen Jesuit
Thursday, February 2 - 6:30-7:00 p.m. - Church of the
Epiphany School. This session is open to adults and
families and will be presented by Fr. Christopher
Marino, pastor of St. Michael the Archangel church in