Events and Special Liturgies, 2018

During the year we have many special liturgies and events. Here are some from 2018.


The Solemnity of Pentecost, Sunday, May 20th

Solemn Mass for Whitsun at 11:30 am began with a Procession with a Station at the Font.

The first reading, Acts 2:1-11, was read in various languages including English, German, Latin, Spanish, Japanese, Irish Gaelic, and French:

Father vested with Chasuble and Maniple before the Offertory. This video shows Father censing the altar:


The recessional:

 

At the Solemn Evensong & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at 5:00 pm. the Most Reverend Arthur L. Kennedy was the preacher. The officiant was Fr Bradford with Deacon Michael Connelly assisting.


Bishop Connelly preaching:

A reception followed.

Sung Mass with Decalogue and Solemn Evensong & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, Sunday, February 25th

Reverend Father Peter Stravinskas was our guest homilist. Fr. Stravinskas was here last March for a Lenten Mission. You can read about the mission and Father’s background here.

Candlemas, Friday, February 2nd

At 7:30 pm we celebrated the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a blessing and distribution of candles, solemn Procession, and Solemn High Mass and Sermon. The blessing of throats followed this service as well as a reception.

Here are some photographs from the evening: