September 29, 2015
Fra Angelico, A Bishop Saint, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1420
Ye watchers and ye holy ones,
Raise the glad strain, Alleluia!
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
- Athelstan Riley
Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels - Ordination and Installation of Mary Irwin-Gibson as Bishop of Montreal
7:00 pm Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers and members of the choir of St. George Cathedral, Kingston
Setting: Gloucester Service, Richard Shephard (b. 1949)
Psalm: Psalm 103: 1-5, 20-22 [text], Michael Capon
This was specially written for the occasion. Michael is the D of M in Kingston where the Bishop-elect has been Dean for the past 6 years.
Motet: Lord, I want to be a Christian [text], Afro/American arr. WeddPostlude: Final from Symphonie No. 1 [Sakari: YouTube], Louis Vierne (1870-1937)