This Sunday at Saint Mark's

The Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 26

8 a.m. - Low Mass

A spoken service with traditional-language in the Lady Chapel, with sermon

Sermon by Mother Johnson

9 a.m. - Family Mass

A contemporary-language service in the Nave, with music sung by the Choir of Boys & Girls, congregational hymns, and sermon

Sermon by Father Mullen

He is risen – Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)
(Sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

11 a.m. - Choral High Mass

A contemporary-language service at the High Altar, with music sung by the the Parish Choir, chant and incense, congregational hymns, and sermon

Sermon by Father Babin

Missa Misericordias Domini, Opus 192 – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
As the apple tree – Robert Walker (b. 1946)
Peace I leave with you – Amy Beach (1867-1944)

Posted on April 23, 2019 .

Upcoming at Saint Mark's

Modified Parish Office Schedule, May 27
The Parish Office will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Low Mass will be said at 10 a.m. but there will be no other programming or liturgies.

Feast of the Ascension, Thursday, May 30 at 7 p.m.
Ascension Day is one of the major feasts of the church year, when we remember our Lord’s ascension to the right hand of the Father, where even now he reigns. Our guest preacher will be Father Carl Turner, Rector of Saint Thomas, Fifth Avenue.

Parish Picnic, Saturday, June 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come and join fellow parishioners in a day of fun and good food. We will gather at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) at Front & Church Streets. Stay tuned for more details on what you can bring to the festivities.

Family Open House, Sunday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saint Mark’s will be sponsoring a Family Open House to highlight our offerings for children, youth, and families. All are encouraged to invite friends to church to learn more about children’s formation. For more details, contact Father Babin.

Choral Evensong & Benediction, Sunday, June 2 at 4 p.m.
Join us for a sung liturgy of prayers, scripture, and music offered by the Parish Choir of Saint Mark’s. Benediction is a time for adoration of the mystery of Our Lord’s Real Presence in the Sacrament. The Canticles will be the Evening Service in A by Herbert Sumsion along with music of Francisco Guerrero, Martin Neary, Sir Edward Bairstow, and Sir Edward Elgar.

June Simple Supper, Tuesday, June 4, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The June 20s/30s Simple Supper will take place in the Saint Mark's Parish Hall. After a simple Mass and a potluck dinner, we will have a conversation about food insecurity and food justice. All young adults are welcome to attend! For more information, contact 20s30s@saintmarksphiladelphia.org.

Posted on April 23, 2019 .

Saint Mark's Musicale

In the style of the French salon tradition, come and be entertained as members of the Saint Mark’s Choirs and friends present musical selections, followed by hors d’oeuvres. It is an afternoon that is sure to delight. The musicale is a fundraiser for the Choirs’ trip to sing at Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue in April. A suggested donation of $20 per person or $40 per family will be requested to help support this trip. Visit the Musicale Facebook event page to share with your friends!

The Combined Choirs of Saint Mark’s at Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue.

The Combined Choirs of Saint Mark’s at Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue.

Posted on March 11, 2019 .