Chrism Mass 2019

The annual Archdiocesan Chrism Mass will take place on Monday, April 15 at 7:30 pm at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. A rehearsal will be held on Monday, April 8 from 7 to 9 pm in the choir room for all interested singers.

We will sing from the Cathedral balcony and follow the archdiocesan choir dress code.

Please register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part through Eventbrite.

Music as follows. Items marked with * are different from last year:

Entrance Dilexisti justitiam  & Lift High the Cross

Kyrie Mass of Charity and Love

*Gloria Community Mass

Psalm 89: 21-22, 25, 27 (Osborne)

Gospel Acc. Lenten Acclamation Misa Luna

Presentation of Oils O Redeemer

*Offertory The Servant Song (Gillard)

Holy/Mem/Amen Mass of Wisdom  – Save Us

Lamb of God Agnus Dei chant 

*Communion Amén. El Cuerpo de Cristo & Ave verum – Charles Gounod (choir)

*Closing Lord, Help Us Walk Your Servant Way (ST. ANNE)

Ordinations for the Archdiocese 2018

Diaconate Ordination

On Saturday, May 26, Archbishop Lori will ordain these men as deacons on their journey to the priesthood:
Daniel Herve Michaud
Robert Al Katafiasz
Matthew Joseph DeFusco
Tyler George Kline
Matthew Thomas Himes
Justin Alan Gough

This celebration will take place at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. There will be a choir rehearsal at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen on Monday, May 21 from 7 to 9 pm.

Seating in the balcony at the Basilica is limited. Please sign up early to make sure that there will be space available. Register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part through Eventbrite.

Priesthood Ordination

On Saturday, June 23, Archbishop Lori will ordain these men as priests to serve the Archdiocese.
Rev. Mr. William Leonard Keown
Rev. Mr. John Carlos Martinez
Rev. Mr. John Jeremiah Streifel

This celebration will take place at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. There will be a choir rehearsal in the choir room at the Cathedral on Monday, June 18 from 7 to 9 pm.

Please register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part through Eventbrite.

MLK Interfaith Prayer Service 2018

You are invited to join the GOSPEL CHOIR directed by Kenyatta Hardison (Cardinal Shehan School) for the Interfaith Prayer Service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring: Rev Raphael Warnock, Ph. D., Senior Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church; Atlanta, Georgia. The service will take place on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 7 pm at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. There will be two rehearsals: Monday, April 9 (7-9pm) at St. Matthew Catholic Church (5401 Loch Raven Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21239) and at 5:30pm on Thursday, April 12 prior to the service at the Cathedral.

Song selections are:

We’ve Come this far by Faith
Lift Every Voice and Sing
Rise Up (performed by Cardinal Shehan Choir)
Every Praise

Please register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part on Eventbrite.

Ordinations for the Archdiocese 2017

Permanent Diaconate Ordination

On Saturday, May 6, Archbishop Lori will ordain permanent deacons at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. There will be a choir rehearsal on Monday, May 1 from 7 to 9 pm in the choir room of the Cathedral.

Please register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part through Eventbrite.

Transitional Deacons

On Saturday, May 27, Archbishop Lori will ordain three men as deacons on their journey to the priesthood:
Bill Keown – St. Paul, Ellicott City
John Streifel – St. James, Boonsboro
John Martinez – St. Clare, Essex
This celebration will take place at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. There will be a choir rehearsal at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen on Monday, May 22 from 7 to 9 pm.

Seating in the balcony at the Basilica is limited. Please sign up early to make sure that there will be space available. Register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part through Eventbrite.

Priesthood Ordination

On Saturday, June 24, Archbishop Lori will ordain Kevin Ewing from St. John, Hydes as a priest. This celebration will take place at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. There will be a choir rehearsal in the choir room at the Cathedral on Monday, June 19 from 7 to 9 pm.

Please register your interest in participating by signing up for a ticket according to your voice part through Eventbrite.

Cathedral Anniversary 2015

For the celebration of the Anniversary of the Dedication of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, a Festival Choir is being formed to sing at the 5pm Mass on Saturday, November 14. Anyone and everyone who has sung at the Cathedral is invited to be part of this Homecoming event.

Music for the event includes the following:

Prelude (4:30):
Praise Ye the Lord – Franck
Ave Verum – Mozart
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach
How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place – Brahms

Mass:
Hymns and Mass of Wisdom

Rehearsals will take place on

  • Monday, November 2, 7-9pm
  • Tuesday, November 10, 7-9pm
  • Thursday, November 12, 7-9pm
  • Saturday, November 14, 10am-12noon

Attendance at at least two rehearsals is expected in order to participate.

Sign-up to participate at Eventbrite.