IGC/GIC Colloquium 2023

IGC/GIC Colloquium 2023

The Feast of Saint James According to the Use of York

July 24-25, 2023

St. George’s Church, 134 Emerson Street, Hamilton, Ontario

IGC/GIC is pleased to announce our next Colloquium featuring the full liturgy for the Feast of St. James according to the Use of York! We will observe all the hours of the Divine Office and the Mass. We plan to have two lectures.

Registration fee will include the IGC/GIC membership fee and the full package of texts, music and English translations in spiral bound hard-copy: $50 regular; or $40 low income.

Full package of texts, music, and English translations-free-in pdf form HERE.

English translations only-free-in pdf form HERE.

The conference site is conveniently located close to McMaster University, public transportation, hotels and restaurants.

Register and pay here –


Low Income

This mini-festival will be a celebration of Gregorian Chant in the English tradition.  We will observe all the hours of the day and mass.

Preliminary Schedule

Monday, July 24:

14:00 Registration

14:30 Rehearsal for Vespers, Compline, and Mass

16:00 Vespers and Compline

17:00 Dinner on your own

19:00 Lecture: Prof. Brian Butcher (McGill University): Gregorian chant and Theology

20:00 Rehearsal for Mass

Tuesday, July 25:

7:00 Matins and Lauds

9:15 Prime, Chapter, Terce, Sext

10:45 Break

11:00 Mass, None

12:00 Lunch at the church

13:30 Rehearsal for Vespers and Compline

14:45 Lecture: Fr. John-Mark Missio (St. Augustine’s Seminary, Toronto): 18th-Century Dies Irae alternatim chants from the St.Mary’s Basilica Library, Halifax

15:45 Annual General Meeting of GIC

17:00 Vespers and Compline

18:30 Banquet Valentino’s Restaurant  824 King St West Hamilton, ON

20:00 End of Conference

For more information, please contact William Renwick at renwick@mcmaster.ca