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:
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: