Dr Mary Berry RIP

Please remember in your prayers Dr Mary Berry, Fellow and Director of Studies in Music at Girton and Newnham Colleges in the University of Cambridge, and the founder and director of the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge, with whom she made several exceptional recordings of Gregorian chant and sacred music. She was awarded the papal cross, Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice in 2000 and the CBE in the 2002 New Years Honours List. Dr Berry promoted Gregorian chant in the Liturgy all through the 1970s when she was very much a "voice crying in the wilderness."

The photo is from the website of Herald AV, a Catholic recording company which published "Tu es Petrus", which traces the life of St Peter in liturgical music from the 5th to the 16th centuries. The recording was made by the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge in the Hall of Constantine at the Vatican.

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