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ANOTHER PONTIFICAL MASS at the National Shrine in Washington DC! (Catholic Caucus)
WDTPRS ^ | 12/21/2010 | Father John Zuhlsdorf

Posted on 12/21/2010 12:45:39 PM PST by Pyro7480

You all remember the spectacular Pontifical Mass last April at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Bp. Slattery of Tulsa was celebrant and gave that spectacular sermon.. It was broadcast on EWTN and the undersigned was one of the announcers.

I am pleased to announce that that great event was not a one-timer.

I received this press release:

Solemn Pontifical Mass, Extraordinary Form,
April 9, 2011, at the Basilica of the National Shrine, Washington, DC,
Honoring Pope Benedict XVI

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the gloriously reverent Pontifical Mass in the Extraordinary Form last April 24 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, The Paulus Institute is pleased to announce a Pontifical Solemn High Mass, to be offered Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 1 p.m., also in the Extraordinary Form at the High Altar of the Shrine, honoring Pope Benedict XVI on the 6th anniversary of his inauguration. All the Catholic Faithful are invited.

The celebrant, from the Vatican, will be the American Archbishop Joseph Augustine DiNoia, O.P., Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Liturgy and the Discipline of the Sacraments....

...“The Mass will be celebrated in the Extraordinary Form, as His Holiness has encouraged in his Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum. We are grateful to have Archbishop Joseph Augustine DiNoia to celebrate this Mass, who was suggested by His Eminence Antonio Cardinal Cañizares Llovera, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Liturgy. We especially invite seminarians and novitiates to participate in this Mass.”

We invite all the Catholic Faithful to a most beautiful—and unique—celebration of a Lenten Mass. As explained by Paulus Institute Director Jonathan Terrell, “This Mass will be a unique liturgical opportunity that the Catholic Faithful are unlikely to ever see again....

(Excerpt) Read more at ...

TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Worship
KEYWORDS: catholic; latin; mass; washington
Deo gratias!
1 posted on 12/21/2010 12:45:51 PM PST by Pyro7480
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To: Siobhan; Canticle_of_Deborah; NYer; Salvation; american colleen; Desdemona; StAthanasiustheGreat; ..

Catholic ping!

2 posted on 12/21/2010 12:47:24 PM PST by Pyro7480 ("If you know how not to pray, take Joseph as your master, and you will not go astray." - St. Teresa)
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To: Pyro7480

Another fine mass?

3 posted on 12/21/2010 12:54:11 PM PST by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Pyro7480

Great news!

Thank you for making this a caucus thread.

4 posted on 12/21/2010 4:18:49 PM PST by Global2010 (Pisces at hospites tribus diebus foetebunt.....)
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