An Orchestral Mass was offered in the Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina this past Saturday at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Mozart’s “Missa Brevis in B-flat Major” was sung by the Carolina Catholic Chorale, accompanied by chamber orchestra, under the direction of Mr. Thomas Savoy.
The Missa Solemnis was offered by Fr. Matthew Kauth of the Diocese of Charlotte. St. Thomas Aquinas parochial vicar Fr. Jason Christian served as Deacon and pastor Fr. Patrick Winslow as Subdeacon for the mass.
A second orchestral Mass will be offered later this month in Charlotte at St. Ann Catholic Church for Ascension Thursday.
(Photos courtesy of John Cosmas of the Charlotte Latin Mass Community)
Brian Williams is a convert who entered the Catholic Church in 2006. He is a graduate of Long Beach State University with a BA in History. Brian blogs on life, liturgy and the pursuit of holiness at liturgyguy.com. He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife and five children.