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Turning from Christmas to Easter

Today we celebrate the feast of Candlemas, or the Presentation of Christ in the Temple.  Forty days on from Christmas was the traditional time for blessing candles for church use in the coming year. In Poland the candle motif is taken to another level; there Candlemas is known as the feast of Our Lady of … Continue reading

Music for Pentecost

On Sunday 24th May – Pentecost – the Choir will begin the 9.30am service with Listen Sweet Dove by Grayston “Bill” Ives. Pentecost is celebrated 50 days after Easter Sunday. The Church celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit and so Pentecost is regarded as the birthday of the Church. Ives is an English composer … Continue reading

Ascension Day Celebrations

The Choir celebrated Ascension Day at All Saints Fulham by singing parts of Joseph Haydn‘s Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo (commonly known as the Little Organ Mass) during a special service of Eucharist at 8pm on Thursday 14th May. Haydn (1732–1809) wrote this mass setting in 1775 for Barmherzige Brüder, a religious order. It … Continue reading

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