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Month: November 2012

Holy Mass in Hannahstown

Holy Mass in Hannahstown

Holy Mass [Missa cantata] will be offered by the Reverend Father David Jones, D.D., on the 22nd of December at 1pm in the church of St. Joseph, Hannahstown. See Father’s own blog -www.frdavidjones.com. Refreshments will be served, Deo volente, in the Parish hall immediately following Holy Mass. The intention of the Mass is the protection of the unborn child from abortion.

Please contact all your friends and ask your P.P. to advertise this special Mass in your parish bulletin and pray for the success of the prolife movement.… Read More

REQUIEM aeternam dona eis, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat eis.

REQUIEM aeternam dona eis, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat eis.

Solemn High Requiem Mass with absolution at the catafalque was offered in the church of St. Therese of Lisieux on the Feast of All Souls’. It was offered by the Very Reverend Martin Graham, P.P., who was assisted by the Reverend Damian McCaughan C.C. (Deacon) and the Very Reverend Brian McCann, P.P., (Subdeacon). The music was provided by the Schola Redemptoris.

Fr. Graham spoke, in his sermon, on the need to offer suffrages on behalf of the holy souls, above all the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and offered a scriptural exegesis based on the second book of Maccabees on the necessity of prayer for the dead, describing such suffrages as the acts of charity that unite the Church militant here on earth to the Church suffering in Purgatory – charity that directs towards and desires the goal already reached by the Church triumphant, glorious in Heaven.
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