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Vespers for Corpus Christi
Join us for a sung Vespers June 14 @ 6PM. Vespers is evening prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours. It's an opportunity for us to pray together as a community on this Solemnity. This will be offered online via live-streaming: Click Here for the live-stream.    Verbum Sup...

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AGO Library Concert

Posted on January 07, 2024 in: Music

AGO Library Concert
January 14 at 2:30PM This concert will display new music being written by composers that are still alive. It will mostly aimed at local organists in the area, but the invitation is extended to all music appreciators. There will be works performed by Paul Ayres (based in UK), Brenda Portman (...

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The Polyphony Choir at 10:30AM Mass Sunday
About the Polyphony Choir from Magdalen College in New Hampshire Magdalen College students immerse themselves in the great tradition of Catholic sacred music by participating in the all-college choir for four years. The primary purpose of the choir is to enrich the liturgy through the singing of ...

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The Festival of Lessons and Carols
The Festival of Lessons and Carols is December 17 at 7:30PM. This is where we read through scriptures, which tell of the loving purposes of God from the first days of our disobedience unto the glorious redemption brought to us by Christ’s birth. There will be choral music accompan...

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Music Minsitry Start Dates

Posted on August 01, 2023 in: General News, Music

Music Minsitry Start Dates
Music Ministry Start Dates Cathedral Choir.....August 31 Bells of Saint Patrick.......September 10 Young Choristers........September 14 (there is a Parent Meeting on Wednesday, September, 6 at 7PM in the Choir Room Norwich Diocesan Choir.......October 15 (New start date!) Cathedral Ch...

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All-American Sing-A-Long
Sunday, July 2 at 6:30PM Here at the Catehdral, we will have an All-American Sing-a-Long featuring our organist, Michael Steven Lianos. He will play songs such as “My Country ‘Tis of Thee”, our National Anthem, “Navy Hymn”, “Battle Hymn of the Republi...

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Candlelight Concert and Compline
March 19, 2023 at 7:30PM This event is a concert followed by Compline in candlelight. Compline comes from the Catholic Liturgy of the Hours, which is daily prayers throughout the day from morning to evening. Compline is the final prayer for the day, which prays for protection through&nb...

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Chrism Choir

Posted on March 08, 2023 in: General News, Music

Chrism Choir
Chrism Choir 2023 Lent is here and plans for the annual Chrism Mass have begun. Each year, parishioners from every parish in the Diocese of Norwich and local area come to the Cathedral during Holy Week for the Chrism Mass that our bishop celebrates with the priests of our diocese. During this cel...

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U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants on Tour
U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants on Tour February 19, 2023 at 7:30PM The Singing Sergeants are coming here to the Cathedral. PLEASE REGISTER FOR A FREE TICKET: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-united-states-air-force-bands-singing-sergeants-norwich-ct-tickets-488718118047 The Singing Se...

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Presentation of the Lord: February 2 at 7PM
Presentation of the Lord TONIGHT! On Thursday, February 2nd at 7PM, we will be celebrating Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas) in a special way. In the old Catholic calendar, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord was the official end to the Christmas Season (now it is Baptism of the Lord)...

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Cantor Formation

Posted on January 09, 2023 in: General News, Music

Cantor Formation
Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 10AM to 12PM Join us on Saturday, January 21, 2023, from 10am-12pm at the Cathedral of Saint Patrick for Cantor Formation. The first session will focus on the parts of the Mass and discussing the cantor's role in each area according to the General Instruction i...

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Advent/Christmas Choir

Posted on November 01, 2022 in: General News, Music

Advent/Christmas Choir
Starts November 10 at 7:15PM in the Choir Room             There is an opportunity for High Schoolers and Adults with choir experience to join the Cathedral Choir for just Advent and Christmas. I know there are some Congregation members that ...

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Oct 23 at 1PM: Masterworks Series
Masterworks Series October 23 at 1PM The Masterworks Series is a concert of serious organ music created by the great masters. Come to the Cathedral to hear Michael Lianos bring out the orchestral colors of the organ in a short, hour-long recital. Music selections take you back in time to Italy...

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Ordination to the Priesthood Choir
June 25 at 10:30AM Join us in singing for the Ordination to the Priesthood: June 12 from 2:30PM-4:30PM Rehearsal June 19 from 2:30PM-4:30PM Rehearsal June 25 from 9:00AM-10:00AM Rehearsal Contact Michael Steven Lianos, our Director of Music and Organist to participate: sacredmusic@cathedral...

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Choral Concert by Marywood Chamber Singers
May 18, 2022 at 7PM Choral Concert by Marywood Chamber Singers Here at the Catehdral of Saint Patrick A touring choir with about 27 singers will be here the Cathedral, and the program will be entirely a cappella. It will feature music by Palestrina, Samuel Barber, and Wolfram Buchenberg, as...

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The Divine Mercy Chaplet
The Divine Mercy Chaplet Join us Sunday, April 24 at 3pm for a sung chaplet. Prayed on ordinary rosary beads, the chaplet of Divine Mercy is a spiritual devotion that extends the offering of the Eucharist, so it is especially appropriate to pray it after Mass. It is also appropriate to pr...

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ECSO Palm Sunday Concert

Posted on March 30, 2022 in: General News, Music

ECSO Palm Sunday Concert
Sunday, March 10 at 7:30PM Click here to register for a free ticket PICTURE CREDIT: Tom Bombria The performance will open with Adagio for Organ and Strings, a sublime piece by 18th-century Venetian master Tomaso Albinoni, as reconstructed by musicologist Remo Giazotto. Three of the remainin...

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Immaculate Conception Mass Schedule
December 7, 2021 5:00PM Vigil - music December 8, 2021 7:00AM Mass - no music 8:15AM Mass - School Mass 10:30AM Mass - Ordination 5:00PM Mass - music NO RECONCILIATION DECEMBER 8

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Candlelight Concert and Compline
November 21 at 7:30PM We will be celebrating the Solemnity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, King of the Universe in a special way. We will be praying using the Office of the Liturgy of Hours. Come join us for a prayerful concert of choral music followed by Compline (Night Prayer). Join u...

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Thanksgiving Day Masses

Posted on November 12, 2021 in: General News, Music

Thanksgiving Day Masses
November 25, 2021 7:00AM Mass - no music 9:00AM Mass - Cathedral Choir NO RECONCILIATION

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October 17: Masterworks Series
On October 17 at 1PM, our organist, Michael Steven Lianos, will be performing a public concert of serious organ music that will fully display all the orchestral sounds of our amazing pipe organ. He will play “Grande Piece Symphonique” by Cesar Franck – one of the first major organ ...

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Sing and Ring!

Posted on August 04, 2021 in: General News, Music

Sing and Ring!
Consider singing and ringing to serve the Lord. CLICK HERE to view the list of ensembles and choirs at the Cathedral.

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Diaconate Ordination Tonight
Diaconate Ordinations are May 27, 2021 at 7PM

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Laetare Vespers: Sunday, March 14 at 7:30PM
On Sunday, March 14th at 7:30PM, we will be celebrating Laetare Sunday with Vespers. Vespers is a type of evening prayer in the Catholic Liturgy of the Hours. Join us for this sung musical prayer. More information will be published in the coming weeks.

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Time Change on Sunday

Posted on March 03, 2021 in: General News, Music

Time Change on Sunday
Just a friendly reminder to change your clocks forward one hour...

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The Cathedral Carillon

Posted on February 25, 2021 in: General News, Music

The Cathedral Carillon
The work on restoring the Carillon from the lightening strike that happened back in July 2020 is finally completed. Take some time to look at what our real bell looks like and learn some information about our Carillon schedule: CLICK HERE for to learn about the Carillon.

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Handbells restart next week!

Posted on January 07, 2021 in: General News, Music

Handbells restart next week!
Next week our handbells restart! Wednesday, January 13 from 2PM-2:30PM: Young Choristers Wednesday, January 13 from 3PM-3:30PM: Young Choristers Wednesday, January 13 from 7PM-8PM: Adult Bells Thursday, January 14 from 2PM-2:30PM: Young Choristers   Please contact...

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For Whom the Bell Tolls (an update)...
Many hear the sweet sounds of bells from our tower and praise the Lord we received them by Christmas!  We are not done with the project, however. Due to COVID restrictions, certain technicians still can't safely travel to Connecticut. Our real bell is not yet sounding. As the project p...

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The Great 'O Antiphons'

Posted on December 16, 2020 in: General News, Prayer, Music

The Great 'O Antiphons'
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel is a well-recognized hymn tune that comes from 1200s in France. These Antiphons are to be sung/said in the context of Vespers before and after the Magnificat or song of Mary from December 17 to December 23. Perhaps adopt a tradition of praying through these as Christmas Eve ...

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Vespers for The Ascension of The Lord
Vespers for The Ascension of The Lord Join us for a sung Vespers May 21 @ 6PM. Vespers is evening prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours. It's an opportunity for us to pray together as a community on this Solemnity. This will be offered online via live-streaming: Click Here for the live-st...

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Midday Prayer

Posted on April 23, 2020 in: General News, Prayer, Music

Midday Prayer
Midday Prayer Liturgy of the Hours If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.    ~2 Chronicles 7:14 Join u...

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