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Choral Services at the Cathedral of St. Philip

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Listen to choral services, recorded live at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, each Sunday at 4 p.m., September–May. Most services are Choral Evensong (sung Evening Prayer), which dates from the sixteenth century, yet has its roots in the far more ancient Daily Offices of Vespers and Compline. One of the jewels of our Anglican/Episcopal worship tradition, Evensong has given birth to one of the largest and richest bodies of sacred music outside of the Mass itself. It is, at its heart, a contemplative worship service, and much of the service is sung by the choir alone, employing sounds that span the known history of Christian music. At the formal close of Evensong, an intimate “liturgy of the table” is celebrated for those who wish to receive Communion. Occasionally a classically sung Choral Eucharist, or a diocesan confirmation, or a service of Lessons and Carols takes the place of Evensong.
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Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Ascension (May 12, 2024)May 13, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Sixth Sunday of Easter (May 5, 2024)May 06, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Eve of the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena (April 28, 2024)April 29, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Feast of St. Anselm (April 21, 2024)April 22, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Third Sunday of Easter (April 14, 2024)April 15, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Second Sunday of Easter (April 7, 2024)April 08, 2024
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A Meditation on the Passion of Christ, with Carols (March 24, 2024)March 25, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Fourth Sunday in Lent (March 10, 2024)March 11, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Third Sunday in Lent (March 3, 2024)March 04, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Second Sunday in Lent (February 25, 2024)February 26, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the First Sunday in Lent (February 18, 2024)February 19, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Last Sunday after the Epiphany (February 11, 2024)February 12, 2024
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Candlemas Procession and Choral Eucharist for the Feast of the Presentation (February 4, 2024)February 05, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Eve of the Feast of Andrei Rublev (January 28, 2024)January 29, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 21, 2024)January 22, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Feast of Martin Luther King, Jr., observed (January 14, 2024)January 16, 2024
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Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Baptism of Christ (January 7, 2024)January 08, 2024
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A Christmas Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (December 17, 2023)December 18, 2023
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Advent Procession with Lessons and Carols (December 3, 2023)December 04, 2023
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Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Reign of Christ (November 26, 2023)November 27, 2023
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Choral Evensong for the Feast of Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, observed (November 19, 2023)November 20, 2023
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Choral Evensong for the Feast of Martin, Bishop of Tours, observed (November 12, 2023)November 13, 2023
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Choral Evensong for the Feast of Tabitha (Dorcas) of Joppa, observed (October 29, 2023)October 30, 2023
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Choral Evensong for the Eve of the Feast of St. James of Jerusalem (October 22, 2023)October 23, 2023
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Choral Evensong for the Feast of Teresa of Avila, observed (October 15, 2023)October 16, 2023
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