Missa Cantata in Fort Myers for Christ the King Sunday

October 26, 2012

Reverend Father Brian T. Austin, FSSP, will celebrate a Missa cantata this coming Sunday, October 28th, at 12:15pm.  This EF Mass for Christ the King Sunday will take place at the Church of the Resurrection of Our Lord, 8121 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers (just around the corner from the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall).  

Special music will be provided by the Ave Maria University Choir, under the direction of Rebecca Ostermann, and the Ave Maria University Women’s Schola Gregoriana, under the direction of Susan Treacy.  The AMU Choir will sing most of the Missa brevis, in D Minor, K. 65, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composed when Mozart was twelve years old.  The Agnus Dei will be a contemporary arrangement of a Gregorian chant Agnus Dei, by Timothy McDonnell.  The AMU Choir will also sing motets by Palestrina and Mendelssohn.  Assisting the AMU Choir will be Lynn Kraehling, university organist, and a student string ensemble of violins and cello.  The AMU Women’s Schola Gregoriana will sing the Gregorian chants proper to the Feast of Christ the King.  All are welcome!