This Sunday at Saint Mark's

The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 22

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

Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (Cantata 147) – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

11 a.m. - Choral High Mass

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

Sermon by Father Babin

Missa brevis – Andrea Gabrieli (1532/33-1585)
I love all beauteous things – Judith Weir (b. 1954)
Lay up for yourselves – Ned Rorem (b. 1923)

Posted on September 3, 2019 .

Upcoming at Saint Mark's

Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians presents the 5th Annual Audience Appreciation Concert, Monday, September 23 at 12:45 p.m.
As part of a larger series of free, informal small ensemble concerts, a piano trio with harp from the Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians will perform at the parish, following the 12:10 Mass. For more information please visit,

Garden Day, Saturday, September 28 from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Please join us for our first garden day of the fall. Stay for whatever length of time you can. We will be focusing on deadheading, mulching, and weeding in the West and South Gardens! We provide the tools; you bring your muscles! Please contact Addie Peyronnin for more information.

October Simple Supper, Tuesday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
The October 20s/30s Simple Supper will take place in the home of a member. The evening will begin with a simple Mass at 7 p.m., followed by a potluck dinner and fellowship. All are welcome! For more details, including the address of the event and to RSVP, please email

20s/30s Fall Retreat, October 4 to 5
The 20s/30s ministry is planning a fall retreat at Wapiti, the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania’s property in northern Maryland. Plans are to leave on Friday evening, October 4 and return on Saturday evening, October 5. Cost is $75 per person, and financial assistance is available if the cost presents a hardship. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to

Blessing of the Animals and Choral Evensong, October 6 at 3:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to bring their pets for an informal blessing in the West Garden at 3:30 p.m. At 4 p.m. all will move into the church for a service of Choral Evensong sung by the Combined Choirs of Saint Mark’s.

Posted on September 3, 2019 .