New Gospel Mass premiering at the Basilica

Deacon Mel TardyDeacon Mel Tardy

On April 15, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame will host the debut of a new Gospel Mass composed by Fr Carl Gales, SVD, a Black Catholic priest serving in Chicago.

“Notre Dame D’Afrique” will be performed by the school’s Voices of Faith Gospel Choir, alongside presider Fr Peter McCormick, CSC and homilist Deacon Mel Tardy of St. Augustine Catholic Church.

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