The New Choral Mass

As part of its 125th anniversary celebrations, the Church of St. Mary Magdalene commissioned a new choral mass for parish use.  The world premiere of the new work by Toronto based composer Jared Tomlinson took place on Friday, November 29, … Continue reading

Annual Children’s Messiah Coming Soon

Torontonians can take their pick of performances of Handel’s Messiah nearly every night in the month of December. But there is one special performance in the heart of the Annex known as The Children’s Messiah developed especially for a young … Continue reading

Choristers celebrate!

With those in attendance representing 75 years of active participation in the choirs of SMM, the reunion held on the afternoon of September 15 was a marked success. Over 50 choristers joined in under the direction of Giles Bryant, the … Continue reading

Choirs Reunion on September 15, 2013

  Some of those pictured here sang under music director Healey Willan.  Several alumni from the Willan years are coming from as far away as New York and Victoria BC to help celebrate the parish’s 125th anniversary and make this … Continue reading

An Outstanding Patronal Festival

Our annual Patronal Festival honouring St. Mary Magdalene for whom the parish is named has special significance this 125th anniversary year.  We welcomed Archbishop Fred Hiltz, the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada as our celebrant and homilist.  Archbishop … Continue reading