Bishop Lopes’ Triduum Homilies

20191117_140316 (1)Jackson Perry, (shown  left of Peter Jesserer Smith at our Toronto conference last November) is a member of the Connecticut ordinariate group.

Jackson called my attention to Bishop Lopes’ Triduum homilies and transcribed them to we could publish them here, subject to the bishop’s permission, which we now have.

You can find the liturgies online at the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter’s YouTube channel.   Here they are.  They are wonderful.  Enjoy.

The picture below is from last year’s Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham, taken from the Cathedral’s website.   

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Maundy Thursday

What makes this night different from all other nights? That’s the ritual question with which every Passover supper for the last three millennia has begun. From the Passover celebrated today, and the Passover celebrated at Jesus’s own last supper with his disciples. The youngest asks it of the oldest. And so, we imagine in the tradition that it fell to John the Apostle to ask the question of Peter. What makes this night different from all other nights? It’s a retelling, a ritual retelling of the most important event in the entire history of Israel, woven through the entire history of God’s people. This is the night in which God saved and redeem His people and delivered them from slavery in Egypt. It is, therefore, their foundational experience, and it tells them everything they need to know about who God is, about who they are in God, and therefore their relationship with the world. It all comes down to that night, and the experience of the God who led them out from slavery to freedom.

But in leading them out, that relationship God forged on that night had to be formed, and reformed, again and again. How quickly his people forgot. How quickly they went astray. They had to be, in many ways, stripped down and rebuilt by the Lord Himself. When we read the accounts of Exodus over these three sacred days, this is what we come back to, again and again: That being stripped down to the foundations of faith, and allowing the Lord to rebuild our own faith, is essential in order to live the new and eternal relationship with the Father. Because in Exodus, they had to come to rely on God’s power, not their own. They were utterly powerless and forsaken. In the great revelation of God that they would experience on Mount Sinai, they had to come and embrace His law, not their own, His holiness, certainly not their own.

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Choral Mattins at our 2019 Anglican Tradition Conference

DSC_6019-sOn the morning of Saturday, November 16th, the participants in our Conference on the Anglican Tradition in the Catholic Church crossed the street to pray mattins in Toronto’s St Michael’s Cathedral. The video is now online and can be viewed on Facebook or on YouTube.

The service was a great opportunity for our community to experience choral mattins in a true Cathedral setting with a crowd larger than our usual parish gatherings, and with a splendid ensemble of musicians. The service was preceded by prelude music sung by the choir, namely the Stanford in B-flat Jubilate. The preces & responses were in Anglican chant from the Canadian Psalter, as were the psalms. The canticles included the Venite in Anglican chant, the Te Deum in Vaughan Williams’ G major setting, and Stanford’s Benedictus in C.

The anthem was the epic O Praise the Lord by Healey Willan, composed for a previous generation’s gathering of Anglicans in Toronto at the Anglican Congress of 1963, which was held at Toronto’s famous Maple Leaf Gardens. On that occasion, held while the Catholic Church was still engaged in the sessions of the Second Vatican Council, about 17,000 representatives of the Anglican Communion from all around the world, including Archbishop of Canterbury Michael Ramsey, came together to discuss the mission of Anglican Christianity.

Screenshot (491)-cComing to our service of Choral Mattins, held on the margins of the Society’s ninth conference on the Anglican tradition in the Catholic Church, those in the congregation had just heard Bishop Steven Lopes speak about the mission, and identity, of the ordinariate. While the Anglican Communion has suffered severe decline since 1963, the ordinariate, a Catholic church in the Anglican tradition formed of Anglicans who have entered into full communion with the successors of St Peter, bears a hope of future growth. Our trust is in the Lord, and we will build our future on the sure foundation of the Catholic faith.

Watch the video here:

He is Risen! Easter Sunday Mass

In Australia, Msgr. Carl Reid of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross celebrated Easter Sunday Mass here.

In the United Kingdom, Easter Sunday Masses via the internet can be found here.

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church (Warwick St.) London below

In North America, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham will celebrate Easter Sunday Mass at 8:00 a.m. CDT (9:00 a.m. EDT)  see below 

Mount Calvary Catholic  Church in Baltimore at 9:30 a.m. EDT. See below

 

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bridgeport, PA, See below

 

Incarnation Catholic Church in Orlando, Easter Sunday Mass at 10:15 a.m. EDT here.

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Ottawa  Easter Sunday Mattins at 9:20 a.m. and Mass at 10:00 a.m. EDT here.  The bulletin is here.

St. Aelred Catholic Church in Athens, Georgia, check their Facebook page

Our Lady & St. John: check their Facebook page 

St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Omaha check their Facebook and YouTube Channel

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas will be live streaming Easter Sunday Mass at  79:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.. CDT Mass via its Facebook page. The recorded Mass will then be uploaded to Atonement’s YouTube channel.

Easter Sunday (April 12): Online Masses – 9AM w/Fr. Baaten; 12PM w/Fr. Bartus; 2PM w/Fr. Alan.  (PDT_

Go here to the Holy Martyrs Facebook page to watch these Masses live.

The Catholic Church of St Mary the Virgin in Arlington, Texas, will be live streaming Easter Sunday Mass at 10:30 a.m. CDT  via their Facebook page.  

St. Luke’s Ordinariate Catholic Parish in Washington, D.C.  Easter Sunday Mass at  11:00 a.m. via Facebook.

Here are some of the Facebook pages of Ordinariate parishes.   Leave a note in the comments section if I missed yours.

CANADA

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church,  Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Catholic Parish of St. Thomas More, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

St. John Henry Newman, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

UNITED STATES

Our Lady and St. John Catholic Church, Louisville, Kentucky

Holy Martyrs Catholic Church, Murietta, California

St. Alban’s Catholic Church, Rochester, New York

St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Omaha, Nebraska

Holy Nativity Catholic Church, Payson, Arizona

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church, San Antonio, Texas

St. Thomas Becket Catholic Church, Fort Worth, Texas

St. George Catholic Church, Republic, Missouri

St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Cleburne, Texas

The Catholic Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Arglington, Texas

Please let me know if you would like your Facebook page added here.

 

Easter Vigil in the Ordinariates

In Australia, Msgr. Carl Reid of Our Lady of the Southern Cross will celebrate the Easter Vigil here.

In the United Kingdom, you can find celebrations of the Easter Vigil here.

Easter Vigil streamed from Our lady of the Assumption Warwick Street at 830 BST tonight here.

In North America, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham will live stream the Easter Vigil at 8:00 CDT (9 p.m. EDT) here.

Mount Calvary Catholic Church in Baltimore Easter Vigil at 8:00 p.m. See below.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bridgeport: 8: 30 p.m. (See below)

St. Aelred Catholic Church in Athens, Georgia, check their Facebook page

Our Lady & St. John: check their Facebook page 

St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Omaha check their Facebook and YouTube Channel

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas will be live streaming the 8:00 p.m. CDT Mass via its Facebook page. The recorded Mass will then be uploaded to Atonement’s YouTube channel.

The Catholic Church of St Mary the Virgin in Arlington, Texas, will be live streaming a Holy Saturday Liturgy of the Word at 9:00 a.m. CDT and the Easter Vigil at 8:30 p.m. CDT  via their Facebook page.  

St. Luke’s Ordinariate Catholic Parish in Washington, D.C.  Easter Vigil at  8:00 p.m. via Facebook.    The bulletin is here.

Incarnation Catholic Church in Orlando, Florida Easter Vigil at 8 p.m.  EDT via Facebook

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Maryin Ottawa  Easter Vigil at 8 p.m. EDT here.  The bulletin is here.

For those on the West Coast,  Holy Martyrs Catholic Church has the following schedule of Masses online:

Holy Saturday (April 11): Online Liturgy of the Word – Noon w/Fr. Bartus

Easter Vigil (April 11): Online Mass – 6PM (8PM CST) w/Bp. Lopes at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham in Houston, Texas [LINK

Go here to the Holy Martyrs Facebook page to watch these Masses live.

The Catholic Church of St Mary the Virgin in Arlington, Texas, will be live streaming its Mass for Holy Thursday at 7 p.m. CDT  via their Facebook page.  

Here are some of the Facebook pages of Ordinariate parishes.   Leave a note in the comments section if I missed yours.

CANADA

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church,  Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Catholic Parish of St. Thomas More, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

St. John Henry Newman, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

UNITED STATES

Our Lady and St. John Catholic Church, Louisville, Kentucky

Holy Martyrs Catholic Church, Murietta, California

St. Alban’s Catholic Church, Rochester, New York

St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Omaha, Nebraska

Holy Nativity Catholic Church, Payson, Arizona

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church, San Antonio, Texas

St. Thomas Becket Catholic Church, Fort Worth, Texas

St. George Catholic Church, Republic, Missouri

St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Cleburne, Texas

The Catholic Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Arglington, Texas

Please let me know if you would like your Facebook page added here.

 

Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday

In Australia,  Msgr. Carl Reid, Ordinary of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross celebrated the Good Friday liturgy here.

In the United Kingdom, you can find times for Good Friday liturgies and links to live streams here.

For Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Gregory Parish, (Warwick St.) check out their YouTube channel.  Good Friday Solemn Liturgy is at 3:00 p.m. GMT + 1

In North America, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham  Good Friday Solemn Liturgy at 3:00 p.m. CDT (4:00 p.m. EDT).

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada will be live streaming the Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday at 1:00 p.m. EDT here.  The bulletin is here.

Church of the Incarnation in Orlando, Florida will live stream the Solemn Liturgy for Good Friday at 3:00 p.m. EDT via Facebook.

St John the Baptist Church in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania will live stream The Great Three Hours: Mass of the Presanctified, followed by Preaching on the Seven Last Words of Christ at 12:00 noon EDT  here.

The service leaflet may be downloaded at this link: http://sjbbridgeport.org/friday_leaflet.pdf
Hymn: http://sjbbridgeport.org/friday_hymns.pdf

THE SCRIPTURE LESSONS:

Prophecy: Isaiah 52.13-53.12
Epistle: Hebrews 4.14-16; 5.7-9
The Passion: John 18.1-19.37

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St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Washington, D.C.  will live stream at 3:00 p.m. EDT here.  Here is the bulletin for St. Luke’s.

St. Aelred Catholic Church in Athens, Georgia, check their Facebook page

Our Lady & St. John in Louisville, Kentucky begins its Good Friday liturgy at 12:00 Noon EDT. See below.

St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Omaha will offer the Good Friday Liturgy at 12:00 noon CDT via its  Facebook page and YouTube Channel

Mount Calvary in Baltimore  will live stream the Good Friday Liturgy at 12:00 noon

 

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas will live stream the Good Friday Liturgy at 3 p.m. via its Facebook page.  Mass videos can also be found here.

Sat-Sun 9 a.m. 12 pm. 2 p.m. (PDT)
Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. (PDT)

Go here to the Holy Martyrs Facebook page to watch these Masses live.

The Catholic Church of St Mary the Virgin in Arlington, Texas, will be live streaming Stations of the Cross at Mass at 12:00 Noon and the Good Friday Liturgy at 3:00 p.m. CDT  via their Facebook page.  

Here are some of the Facebook pages of Ordinariate parishes.   Leave a note in the comments section if I missed yours.

CANADA

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church,  Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Catholic Parish of St. Thomas More, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

St. John Henry Newman, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

UNITED STATES

Our Lady and St. John Catholic Church, Louisville, Kentucky

Holy Martyrs Catholic Church, Murietta, California

St. Alban’s Catholic Church, Rochester, New York

St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Omaha, Nebraska

Holy Nativity Catholic Church, Payson, Arizona

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church, San Antonio, Texas

St. Thomas Becket Catholic Church, Fort Worth, Texas

St. George Catholic Church, Republic, Missouri

St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Cleburne, Texas

The Catholic Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Arglington, Texas

Please let me know if you would like your Facebook page added here.

 

Maundy Thursday Masses

Above is Msgr. Keith Newton at a renewal of priestly commitment earlier today.

Here are some links to Maundy Thursday Masses in various ordinariate parishes around the world.

For the United Kingdom, online Masses  in the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham can be found here.   There are several that begin at either 6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.  GMT + 1

For Australia, Msgr. Carl Reid of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross celebrated Mass here.

 

In North America, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham  Mass at 6:30 p.m. CDT (5:30 p.m. EDT).

My parish Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be live streaming Evensong at 5:30 and Holy Mass at 6:00 p.m. EDT here.    The Mass bulletin is here.

Church of the Incarnation in Orlando will offer  Mass at 6:30 p.m. EDT via Facebook

The Mass of the Lord’s Supper at St John the Baptist Church in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania according to “Divine Worship: The Missal” 7:30 p.m. EDT,  link: http://sjbbridgeport.org/thursday_leaflet.pdf
Text for hymns: http://sjbbridgepor

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St. Aelred Catholic Church in Athens, Georgia, check their Facebook page

Our Lady & St. John: check their Facebook page 

St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Omaha will live stream Mass at 7:00 CDT: check their Facebook and YouTube channel.

Mount Calvary in Baltimore (above) will live stream Maundy Thursday Mass at 7:30 p.m. EDT via their YouTube channel.

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas will be live streaming the 7:00 p.m. CDT Mass via its Facebook page. The recorded Mass will then be uploaded to Atonement’s YouTube channel.

Sat-Sun 9 a.m. 12 pm. 2 p.m. (PDT)
Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. (PDT)

Go here to the Holy Martyrs Facebook page to watch these Masses live.

The Catholic Church of St Mary the Virgin in Arlington, Texas, will be live streaming its Mass for Holy Thursday at 7 p.m. CDT  via their Facebook page.  

Here are some of the Facebook pages of Ordinariate parishes.   Leave a note in the comments section if I missed yours.

CANADA

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church,  Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Catholic Parish of St. Thomas More, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

St. John Henry Newman, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

UNITED STATES

Our Lady and St. John Catholic Church, Louisville, Kentucky

Holy Martyrs Catholic Church, Murietta, California

St. Alban’s Catholic Church, Rochester, New York

St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Omaha, Nebraska

Holy Nativity Catholic Church, Payson, Arizona

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church, San Antonio, Texas

St. Thomas Becket Catholic Church, Fort Worth, Texas

St. George Catholic Church, Republic, Missouri

St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Cleburne, Texas

The Catholic Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Arglington, Texas

Please let me know if you would like your Facebook page added here.

 

Tenebrae on Wednesday of Holy Week

Mt. Calvary Catholic Church in Baltimore will be live streaming Tenebrae at 7:30 p.m. EDT. (See above).

From Mt. Calvary’s Facebook page:

What is Tenebrae? It is an evening prayer service of monastic origin held on Wednesday in Holy Week to recreate the betrayal, abandonment, and agony of the passion events. It begins with a full candelabra (called a “hearse”) and dim lighting. With each chanted cycle of prayer, the lights dim and a candle is lost until the people are left with an actual and emotional experience of darkness–the loss of the hoped-for savior. The service is left unfinished as all leave silently with a ray of hope from one candle relighted, the promise of Easter. Since no sacrament is offered, personal reflection is the action of Tenebrae, driving one of the most emotionally poignant moments in the liturgical calendar.

Tenebrae is at Mount Calvary at 7:30 pm this Wednesday

Our Lady and St. John in Louisville, Kentucky will live stream Mass at 2 p.m.  andTenebrae via its Facebook page at 7 p.m. EDT

John Covert has a Tenebrae service published at his Daily Morning and Evening Prayer site.

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Maryin Ottawa will be live streaming Evensong at 5:30 p.m. followed by Mass at 6:00 p.m. via the parish’s Facebook page.   The bulletin for Evensong and Mass is here.

Annunciation will also live stream Tenebrae at 8:00 p.m. EDT.   The booklet for Tenebrae is here.

The booklet has the music for the antiphons.