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Monday January 07, 2019
Start: Jan 7 2019 12:10 pm

Proper on page 1569. Preface of the Dead on page 886.

Wednesday January 09, 2019
Start: Jan 9 2019 12:10 pm

The proper may be found on a leaflet in the vestibule.

Thursday January 10, 2019
Start: Jan 10 2019 12:10 pm

The proper can be found on a leaflet in the vestibule.

Saturday January 19, 2019
Start: Jan 19 2019 8:00 am

Also the Commemoration of St. Canute, Martyr.
Proper on pages 1139, 1010, 1013, 999.  Common Preface on page 886.

Saturday January 26, 2019
Start: Jan 26 2019 8:00 am

St. Polycarp, a disciple of St. John the Apostle, was Bishop of Smyrna for seventy years, and was martyred under Marcus Aurelius A.D. 169.
Proper on pages 1153, 990, 886.  Common Preface on page 886.
 

Friday February 01, 2019
Start: Feb 1 2019 7:00 am

Proper for the 7:00 am Mass on page 1161.  Common Preface on page 886.
Proper for the 6:00 pm First Friday Mass on page 763.  Preface for the Sacred Heart on page 882.

Saturday February 02, 2019
Start: Feb 2 2019 8:00 am

Mass at 8:00 am. (Candlemas Procession on Sunday, February 3 at 10:30am.)
Proper on p. 1164, 879.  Preface of the Nativity on page 879.
 

Sunday February 03, 2019
Start: Feb 3 2019 8:00 am

The 8:00am Low Mass will celebrate the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany.  Proper on page 263.  Preface of the Holy Trinity on page 884.

The 10:30am High Mass will celebrate the Purification and Candlemas Day.  The Blessing of the Candles and Procession will take place before Mass.  Proper on page 1164. Preface of the Blessed Virgin on page 879.

Please join us in the hall for refreshments after either Mass.

 

 The Feast of Candlemas, which derives its origin from the local observance of Jerusalem, marks the end of the Feasts included in the Christmas cycle of the Liturgy.  It is perhaps the most ancient festival of Our Lady.  It commemorates not only the obedience of the Blessed Virgin to the Mosaic Law in going to Jerusalem forty days after the birth of her Child and making the accustomed offerings, but also the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple, and the meeting of the Infant Jesus with the old man Simeon—the Occursus Domini, as the Feast was anciently termed.  This is the principal theme of the liturgy on this day:  Jesus is taken to the Temple "to present Him to the Lord."  So the Lord comes to His Temple, and is met by the aged Simeon with joy and recognition.

The procession on this day is one of the most picturesque features of the Western Liturgy.  The blessing and distribution of candles, to be carried lighted in procession, precedes the Mass today—a symbolic presentation of the truth proclaimed in the Canticle of Simeon: Our Lord is the "Light for the revelation of the Gentiles."  The anthems sung during this procession, eastern in origin, will express the joy and gladness of this happy festival, and the honor and praise we give to our blessed Lady and her Divine Son by its devout observance.

Monday February 04, 2019
Start: Feb 4 2019 12:10 pm

Proper on pages 1175, 1023. Common Preface on page 886.

 

 

Tuesday February 05, 2019
Start: Feb 5 2019 7:00 am

Born in Sicily of noble parents, St. Agatha suffered dreadful torture at the hands of her persecutors, but she was healed on the following night by a vision of St. Peter.  Other sufferings were inflicted upon her, and from these she died A.D. 254.

Proper on p. 1175, 1048, 886.  Common Preface on page 886.

 

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