Worship for Corpus Christi takes place online. It consists of
- A video of ‘Unknowable we know you’, a short liturgy for the feast of Corpus Christi written by Pat Bennett
- A podcast from Corpus Christi 2020 by art historian Dr Deborah Lewer
‘Unknowable we know you’
Download the liturgy and a transcript of the service here: Corpus Christi 2021
Various members of the Cathedral congregation join with members of the Society of Catholic Priests, St Bridget Chapter to lead this liturgy written by Dr Pat Bennett of the Iona Community. Frikki Walker (Director of Music, St Mary’s Cathedral, Glasgow) plays seven organ improvisations based on the Gregorian hymn Adoro te devote. Pat Bennett has written new words for this tune, sung in this service by Morven Bremner, soprano.
This video is also available on YouTube, which might suit those who prefer to watch on a smart TV. This service will be livestreamed from Society of Catholic Priests, European Province Facebook Page on 5 June at 8pm as part of #Adorate2021, a series of prayer, reflection and worship during Corpus Christi Week. Find more resources at www.adoratescp.weebly.com.
Special thanks to
Sister Alison Joy, Companions of Our Lady and St Mungo
The Rev Tony Bryer SCP
The Rev Canon Ian Gomersall SCP
The Very Rev Kelvin Holdsworth
The Rev Dr Emma L Whittick SCP
Videos produced by the Rev Canon Oliver Brewer-Lennon
Podcast for Corpus Christi (2020)
Music: Improvisations on Adoro te devote by Timothy Brumfield, piano
Download a transcript here: Transcript
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