Archive for the ‘Pontifical Mass’ Category

Bp. Joseph Perry to offer Pontifical High Mass following the 2013 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

At the close of the 40th annual March for Life, Friday, January 25, 2013 at  6:00 p.m., Bishop Joseph Perry will offer a traditional Latin Mass at St. Mary Mother of God church in Washington, D.C.  All are invited to participate and spread the news about this event.

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Abp Cordileone Offers Pontifical High Mass on Opening of New Carmel

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

On September 212, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone offered a Solemn Pontifical Mass in the Tridentine Rite to celebrate a new foundation of the Discalced Carmelites in the Diocese of Oakland.
“Today we rejoice and give thanks to the Carmelite sisters who are establishing their enclosure with this Mass,” Archbishop-designate Cordileone said in his homily. “You have left the world to seek the more perfect life, the life of single-hearted perfection in union with Christ. Your life is a more perfect life because it is in anticipation of the life of heaven. You leave the world to be exclusively with our Lord. Your prayers sanctify us and bless us.”
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Solemn Pontifical Requiem Mass on All Souls Day in NYC

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

For All Souls Day, November 2nd, at 6:30 p.m. there will be a Solemn Pontifical Requiem Mass at the Church of the Holy Innocents in Manhattan (37th St. and Broadway). His Excellency, James C. Timlin, Bishop Emeritus of Scranton, PA will celebrate the Mass from the Faldstool. The Rite of Absolution with catafalque will follow the Mass. The music will include Gregorian chant and Tomas Luis de Victoria’s Requiem Mass setting.

Bishop Rifan in New York City

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

On Friday, June 19th, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. on the Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Bishop Fernândo Rifan, of the diocese of Campos in Brazil, will celebrate a traditional Pontifical Solemn Mass at the Throne at the Church of St. Jean Baptiste (East 76th and Lexington Avenue).

There will also be a conference on devotion to the Sacred Heart and a dinner in honor of Bishop Rifan on Saturday, June 20th, 2009. For more information about this Mass and other events related to it, go to