Day: May 8, 2011

Mother’s Day Magnificat

A performance of the Magnificat (by Bryan Kelly) from Evensong on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. Sung by the Men and Boys of the Cathedral Choir, directed by Benjamin Bachmann, Canon Director of Music. Robert Gurney, organ.

Mother’s Day: a radical cry for peace

Alongside her husband and family, Anna Jarvis was committed to the idea that in a violent time, with the ravages of warfare and industry, the voice of women – in particular, the wisdom of mothers – was the only deciding factor between death and life, between health and rotting away.