This Sunday at Saint Mark's

The Third Sunday in Lent, March 24

8 a.m. - Low Mass

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

Sermon by Father Babin

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 Mother Johnson

Ex ore innocentium – John Ireland (1879-1962)

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 Mullen

Messe en style ancien – Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
Deep river – arr. Karen Thomas (b. 1957)
Tantum ergo – Andrew Fletcher (b. 1950)

Posted on March 11, 2019 .

Upcoming at Saint Mark's

Saint Mark’s Musicale, Sunday, March 24 from 4 to 6 p.m.
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. To donate online, please visit the Saint Mark’s online giving portal.

The Feast of the Annunciation, Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m.
Join us for a Choral High Mass to celebrate the Annunciation of Our Lord. Mother Nora Johnson will be preaching.

Lenten Quiet Day, Saturday, March 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The 20s/30s ministry will also offer a Lenten Quiet Day at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Rosemont (1116 Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010). The day will open with Morning Prayer and then be filled with time for guided meditations (led by Father Näz Javier, the priest-in-charge at Good Shepherd), prayer, quiet reflection, lunch, and Mass. Please email 20s30s@saintmarksphiladelphia.org if you have any questions about this event.  

April Simple Supper, Tuesday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m.
The next 20s/30s Simple Supper will take place in the Parish Hall. After a simple Mass and a potluck dinner, Mother Johnson will lead a discussion on the Sacrament of Reconciliation. To RSVP, please email 20s30s@saintmarksphiladelphia.org.

Choir of Boys & Girls Open House, Sunday, April 7 beginning at 2 p.m.
The Saint Mark’s Choir of Boys and Girls will be hosting an Open House on Sunday, April 7, for potential choristers and their families. Those interested may arrive at 2 p.m., and will have the opportunity to observe rehearsal close-up. Everyone is invited to attend Choral Evensong & Benediction at 4 p.m., and refreshments and informal discussion will follow the service. Please share the word with any interested families. For further information about the open house, contact Robert McCormick.

Posted on March 11, 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 .

Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Report 2019

The Rector and the Rector’s Warden presented a Report to the Annual Parish Meeting on February 10. The supporting written report includes a budget summary, mention of ministry accomplishments in the past year, and discussion of challenges that lie ahead of us. At the meeting we are reminded of our mission to be a community that gathers in faith, serves in love, and proclaims hope through Jesus Christ. You can find the Rector’s written report to the Parish here.

Posted on February 11, 2019 .