Candlelight Missa Cantata at Wyoming Catholic College for the Seven Sorrows of Our Lady

Posted September 17, 2016 1:02 pm by Peter Kwasniewski

Candlelight Missa Cantata at Wyoming Catholic College for the Seven Sorrows of Our Lady

In honor of the feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a candlelight Missa cantata was celebrated last night at Wyoming Catholic College. The collegiate Schola sang the Propers of the Mass.Several things struck me about this Mass. The stark juxtaposition of light and dark threw into great relief the priest and his actions at the altar. Since reading a missal was difficult or impossible, one simply gave up on the idea of reading, and watched with eyes made keener by the surrounding black and the flickering flames. It was easy to surrender oneself to the motions of

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