Thursday 16 August 2007

Solemn Pontifical Requiem for Henry IX and I, King and Cardinal, on Saturday 22 September 2007 at noon...

By kind permission of His Excellency Fra’ Matthew Festing TD OBE DL, the Grand Prior of England of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta,
and by the patronage of His Grace the Duke of St Albans, the Governor-General of the Royal Stuart Society,
Solemn Pontifical Requiem Mass
will be sung with solemn Pontifical Absolution
in the
Conventual Church
the Sovereign Military and Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem, Rhodes and Malta,
the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, 60 Grove End Road, St John’s Wood, London NW8 9NH
to mark the bicentenary of the death and for the repose of the soul of
Henry Benedict Stuart
Cardinal Duke of York, Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, Vice-Chancellor of the Holy Roman Church and Cardinal-bishop of Ostia and Velletri and of Frascati,
grandson of
King James II and VII
of England, Scotland, France and Ireland
and for the souls of
the deceased members of the Royal House of Stuart
12 noon
Saturday 22nd September 2007
the Feast of St Maurice of the Theban Legion.

Musical Setting: Requiem of G F Anerio
Dress: dark suit and dark tie (equivalent for ladies or for Highland/Lowland dress)
Approach from either Grove End Road, through the Hospital entrance, or Circus Road

[Nearest tube: St John’s Wood]


Paul Goings said...

Are there going to be commemorations at a Requiem Mass? I don't believe that this is correct.

Tribunus said...

You're right (as I've since found out!). They have amended the Notice and so have I.