Saturday, May 01, 2010

St Joseph the Workman

Fr Armand de Malleray came to Oxford to celebrate a Missa Cantata in St Anthony of Padua, Headington, for this important feast. The Mass was accompanied by the Schola Abelis, with Byrd's 3-Part Mass.

Some more photos here.


  1. Hestor12:08 pm

    San Giuseppe Comunista!

  2. Joseph Shaw5:26 pm

    I think you mean 'San Giuseppe Anti-Communista!

    The point of this feast is to counter the Communist festival of May Day, just as a number of ancient feasts were celebrated on the same day as pagan festivals.

  3. Hestor1:14 am

    My comment was tongue in check but it is sad to see how many of the ancient feast days were done away with by Pius XII: