St Mungo Festival
The Life of St Kentigern – at the Mitchell Library.
The facsimile copy of the 12th century Vita Kentigerni, The Life of Kentigern,
will be on display in the foyer of the Mitchell Library. Preceded by some Harp music from Carissa Swan,
there will be a short celebration of our city’s patron saint with a welcome by Dr Irene O’Brien, Senior Archivist,
an introduction by Mrs Catherine MacMaster, a short extract from the medieval Vespers of St Mungo, a shared reading
of a passage from ‘The Life’ (in Latin and English) by Archbishop Tartaglia and Dr Laurence Whitley,
and children of the Glasgow Russian School’s Singing Studio and members of the St Mungo Singers will sing.
The short celebration in the foyer of the Mitchell will be followed by refreshments. All welcome.
St Mungo Evening Service:
Sunday 10th January at 4.30 in Glasgow Cathedral.
With Archbishop Tartaglia and representatives of the Glasgow Churches,
with The St Mungo Singers, Trinity High School Choir, St Andrew’s and St Bride’s Quintet,
Piper, Harpist and the renowned Rutherglen Salvation Army Band.
A celebration of St Mungo and of the 9th centenary of the re-founding of the diocese of Glasgow 1116.
With an address by Dr Irene O’Brien, Senior Archivist at the Mitchell Library, video greetings from
the Bishop of St Asaph and from the Moderator of the General Assembly
and a special greeting from the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Antonio Mennini.
St Mungo Mass: at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday 13th January in St Mungo’s Church.
With the Archbishop and priests of the Archdiocese, representatives of the parishes,
the Knights of St Columba, The St Mungo Singers, the St Mungo Ensemble, Quartet from St Andrew’s
and St Bride’s School, East Kilbride, with pupils from St Mungo’s Academy and
St Mungo’s Primary School.
Friday 15th at 10.00 a.m.: St Mungo’s Bairns at Wellington Church –
Supported by Glasgow Churches Together, some 13 Glasgow schools
with help from Glasgow University Education Dept Music Students
will gather to celebrate Glasgow and St Mungo.