Friday, September 14, 2007

The Exaltation of the Cross - A Day to Give Thanks!

Today being the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross is welcomed with the Final effect of Pope Benedict XVI 's Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum Was celebrated world wide by a slew of Extraordinary Form mass' being prayed.

The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter will be continuing the training they have been offering all summer with a Fall and summer session, Kansas City Catholic and Curmudgeon's Cave want to help send those Holy Priests that wish to learn the rubrics and methods of praying the Extraordinary form of the Mass to the next session that the FSSP and Una Voce are putting on in October?

Did you get some Extra Bonus Money?
Have a Spare $300 laying around?
Please consider sponsoring a priest to learn this Holy and August form of the Sacrifice of the Mass. See their blogs for more details

In the same token the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest wishes to give thanks and praise for Summorum Pontificum,

In Thanksgiving for Summorum Pontificum the Holy Father’s document on the classical Latin Mass, the Historic landmark church, the Shrine of Christ the King Sovereign Priest in Chicago, ILL., will have Forty Hours Devotion beginning Friday September 14-Sunday September 16, 2007.

This solemn prayer of thanksgiving also includes “Three Firsts” for the Shrine.

  1. First time the priests and faithful are back in the church proper.
  2. First time the Forty Hours are celebrated at the Shrine.
  3. First time the holy Cross on top of the steeple is illuminated.

Friday, September 14-Exaltatiion of the Holy Cross

High Mass at 7pm, after Mass, Procession and Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament, and the Litany of the Saints. Adoration until 10pm

Saturday, September 15- Seven Sorrows of Our Lady

Sung Mass at 8am, after Mass, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, followed by Adoration until 10pm

Sunday, September 16- 16th Sunday After Pentecost

Low Mass at 8am, followed by Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

Solemn High Mass at 10am, before the Most Blessed Sacrament Exposed*,

Followed by Procession, Litany of the Saints, and Benediction.

-Refreshments and good company afterwards-

*Forty Hours Devotion is the only occasion when there can be Mass while
there is Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

Last but not Least EWTN had a beautiful Missa solemnis this morning with the Help of the FSSP and the DVD can be bought through EWTN's Religious Catalog

God Bless you and Please pray for our Holy Father in thanks for Summorum Pontificum.

No comments: