For many of us St Patrick is special – whether he came from the Dumbarton area or somewhere else – and for some his day is marked by the wearing of the shamrock and even by parades in different parts of the world.
Here is a Morning Prayer for St Patrick’s Day from the St Mungo Singers.
It includes The Celtic Invocation (taken from the 8th Century ‘St Patrick’s Breastplate’
Vespers of St Patrick – 15th & 16th March 2014
St Peter’s Catholic Church, Partick, Glasgow
Celebrating our Celtic Saints
Canty – Scotland’s only professional Medieval music group
Your chance to sing Vespers for the Vigil of the Feast of St Patrick! Led by Alan Tavener and the Canty Trio – Rebecca Tavener (soprano), Anne Lewis (contralto) and Bill Taylor on medieval Celtic harp, the sequence will combine 15th century Irish plainchant with modern versions of the Psalms in English. Suitable for all voices and levels of ability, the music will be prepared in workshops and the weekend will culminate with everyone joining together in the liturgy.
Saturday 15th March – St Peter’s Church Hall arrive at 10am for workshops running from 10.30am-5.30pm (with lunch and tea breaks)