Welcome to Saint Clement's Church
- Philadelphia

Fr. Richard C. Alton

From the Rector, The Rev'd Richard C. Alton:

We welcome you to St Clement's Episcopal Church. Our worship is Anglo-Catholic, our music and liturgy traditional – and spectacular. Our growing outreach flows from the Mass, the preaching and teaching of the Gospel, the daily Divine Office. We welcome people of all colors, male & female, straight & gay, single & married with children, rich & poor. So you qualify! No matter who you are, you belong here.

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March 29, 2015

Palm Sunday

8:00 am  Low Mass

10:30 am  Rosary

11:00 am  High Mass, Procession, Distribution of Palms

(N.B. The half-marathon on the Parkway will be finished by 9:30 am, and access is available to the church throughout the morning via 20th St. from the South. Exit freeways via South Street or Broad Street)

Hosanna to the Son of David, Thomas Weelkes
Pueri Hebraeorum, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Pueri Hebraeorum oliveti, Tomás Luis de Victoria
Ingrediente Domino, Faux-bourdon
Missa ‘Petra ego pro te rogavi’ Alonso Lobo
Psalm 22, Samuel Wesley
S. Matthew Passion, Victoria
Improperium exspectavit, Palestrina
Ave verum corpus, Richard Dering
Prelude in c minor, Johann Sebastian Bach
Finale from St. Matthew Passion, J. S. Bach, trans. C.-M. Widor

April 02, 2015

Maundy Thursday

7:00 pm  High Mass with Mandatum (Washing of Feet), Procession to the Altar of Repose, Stripping of the Altars, Watch Before the Blessed Sacrament - until midnight

April 03, 2015

Good Friday

12:00 Noon  Mass of the Pre-Sanctified and Veneration of the Relic of the True Cross
Confessions before and after the Liturgy

April 04, 2015

Easter Vigil & First High Mass of Easter

4:00 pm  Easter Vigil & First High Mass of Easter

April 05, 2015

Easter Day

8:00 am  Low Mass

10:30 am  Rosary

11:00 am  Solemn High Mass & Procession


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Rector’s Annual Report Message

My dear people,

Throughout these first six months as your priest and rector, I have been doing what Anna sings about in my favorite Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I – Getting to know you, getting to know all about you. Haven’t you noticed…

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