Music at the Monastery

David Houston, Organist, Associate for Music and Liturgy at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, College Park, Maryland Program: Intrata No. 2 (1941) - Herbert Howells (1892-1983) Petit Canon (1911) - Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) Eleven Chorale Preludes, Op. 122 (1896) - Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) 5. Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele 6. O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr [...]

Music at the Monastery

Chuyoung Suter, Organist Choral Improvisation sur le “Victimae paschali” Charles Tournemire - (1870-1939) Arr. Maurice Duruflé - (1902-1986) Deuxième Fantaisie Jehan Alain - (1911-1940) Pièce Héroïque César Franck - (1822-1890) Prelude, Adagio et Choral Varie sur le “Veni creator”, Op. 4 M. Duruflé Chuyoung Suter, organist and pianist, is a musician known for her passionate, rhythmic, [...]

Music at the Monastery

Daniel Carroll has been playing the organ in churches since the age of twelve. He is now an assistant organist at two parishes and has played at several other churches in the greater Washington area. This past summer, Daniel attended the Summer Organ Intensive at the Curtis Institute of Music. During the intensive, he played in concert [...]

Annual Mass Benefit Dinner

The friars are happy to welcome you back for the Twelfth Annual Mass & Benefit Dinner. This event supports the Franciscan mission here and in the Holy Land. Learn more about sponsorship and underwriter opportunities. Purchase your tickets here and join us at the event. Mass will be at 5:00pm in the church, followed by reception and dinner at [...]

Brother Simon’s Valentines

As a high school student in the 1950s, Brother Simon decided to make his mom a special Valentine, with lace, beads and an inscribed poem. She loved it so much, he made it an annual tradition that continued even after he joined the Holy Land Friars and came to live at the Franciscan Monastery of the [...]

Burning of Palm Branches

Been holding onto your blessed palm branches from last year's Palm Sunday? Bring them to the Franciscan Monastery for the annual burning of palm branches on February 19th, immediately after the 11 a.m. Mass. The ashes of the Blessed Palms will be used for Ash Wednesday, February 22nd.

Music at the Monastery

This Month's Artists: Paul Griffin and Sophia Anastasi Griffin Paul Griffin serves the D.C. area as both teacher and organist. He began his career in the small rural towns of northern Maine. While living on his parents’ farm outside of Houlton, he developed an interest in organ playing. In his high school years, Paul drove the [...]

Annual Mass & Benefit Dinner ∙ October 28, 2023

The friars look forward to welcoming you to the Thirteenth Annual Mass & Benefit Dinner. This event supports the Franciscan mission in the Holy Land. Learn more about sponsorship and underwriter opportunities. Purchase your tickets here and join us at the event. Mass will be at 5:00pm in the church, followed by reception and dinner at St. Francis [...]

Music at the Monastery

This Month's Artist: Carol Feather Martin, a native of North Carolina, graduated from Oberlin Conservatory with a BM in piano performance and MM degree in Organ Performance and Piano Chamber Music and Accompanying Performance from Catholic University. Carol is Director of Music and Arts and Organist at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Arlington, Virginia where she works [...]

Free Concert – Indian Springs School Choir

Featuring Indian Springs School Concert Choir and Chamber Choir with special guest American University Chamber Singers Hailed by one reviewer as a “symbol of excellence,” the Indian Springs School Concert Choir and smaller Chamber Choir delight audiences of all ages and diverse backgrounds in cities from San Antonio, Chicago, and New York City to Lucerne, Madrid, and Edinburgh. [...]

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