This weekend is an exciting on at Pugin’s church of St Augustine, Ramsgate, with a concert on Saturday, and the visit of Cardinal Burke on Monday.
On Saturday, The Victoria Consort will perform “Mater Dolorosa: a sequence of words and music for Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows” at 7.30pm. The centrepiece will be a musical Mass setting by Padilla, composed in Mexico in the early seventeenth century. Refreshments will follow in the Cartoon Room next door. Tickets are £10, students/under 18s are free.
On Sunday, there will be a Missa Cantata at noon as usual, sung by The Victoria Consort.
On Monday, His Eminence Cardinal Burke will celebrate a Pontifical High Mass at St Augustine’s. Following in the steps of St Augustine, Cardinal Burke will celebrate Mass at 6.30pm. He will be one of the most important to visitors to St Augustine’s in its 165-year history. All are welcome.