This Sunday at Saint Mark's

Second Sunday of Easter, April 28

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 Babin

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 Mother Johnson

Missa secunda – Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)
Quia vidisti me, Thoma – Hassler
Maria Magdalene – Andrea Gabrieli (1532/33-1585)
(Sung by a Quartet; the full Saint Mark’s Choirs sing the 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. services at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, New York City)

Posted on April 23, 2019 .

Upcoming at Saint Mark's

Saint Mark’s Day, Monday, April 29 at 7 p.m.
Saint Mark’s will observe our Patronal Feast Day with a Solemn High Mass with Father Mullen preaching. A reception will follow

Pontifical High Mass with Confirmation and Reception, Sunday, May 5 at 11 a.m.
The Bishop of Pennsylvania, Daniel Gutiérrez, will celebrate and preach on this Sunday at the Choral High Mass. The bishop will also confer confirmation and receive new members into the Episcopal Church.

Choral Evensong & Benediction, Sunday, May 5 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 E-flat by Sir A. Herbert Brewer along with music of Cristóbal de Morales, Martin Neary, John Taverner, and Robert McCormick.

20s/30s May Simple Supper, Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Our next 20s/30s Simple Supper will be hosted by Angel Nalubega, a Servant Year member at St. James School. This supper will be a potluck dinner at the St. James School Community House at 3217 West Clearfield St., Philadelphia. For more information, directions to St. James, or to RSVP, please email

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.

Posted on April 23, 2019 .