Fr. Spiering to offer Missa Cantata at Silver Spring

A Missa Cantata with choir will be offered June 14 at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland.  The celebrant of the Mass of the Third Sunday after Pentecost will be Reverend Father Samuel Spiering, parish priest of St. Leo the Great Church in Lewistown, Montana.

Holy Mass will begin at 8:00 am.  Confessions will be heard from 7:30 to 7:55 am.

Silver Spring TLM Congregation meets at the Historic Church of St. John the Evangelist, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Forest Glen.

How to hear Mass well (part 3)

This is the third in a series of excerpts from an article written around the year 1800 by Reverend Father Leonard Gossine and republished in the March 31, 2015, issue of The Remnant:

To [offer Holy Mass with the priest], we should humble ourselves with the priest at the foot of the altar, as poor sinners before God, imploring mercy; at the Gloria praise God with the priest, at the Epistle and Gospel thank God for His sacred word, resolving to live in accord and with it; at the Credo make a profession of faith with heart and lips, earnestly promising to live and die in the Holy Catholic Church; at the Offertory offer our heart with all its desires and inclinations, a profession of faith with ear and lips, earnestly promising sacrifice to God; at the Sanctus to praise God with all the angels and saints. Before the Elevation we should be sincerely sorry for our sins, consider that we are unworthy to appear in the sight of God, remember that we must make satisfaction for our sins, and, during the Memento for the living, make a memento with the priest.

To be continued…

Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian announces Sacred Heart TLM

A Missa Cantata in observance of the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will be celebrated at Washington’s Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian Church this coming Friday morning, June 12, at 8:00 am. Reverend Father James Bradley will be the celebrant of the Mass.

Both propers and Ordinary will be sung in Gregorian chant. This Mass has been added to our seven-day schedule.

Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian Church is located at 1357 E. Capitol Street on Capitol Hill.

Fr. Carr to offer Traditional Mass on Friday, Saturday

The Traditional Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) will be offered on Friday evening and Saturday morning of this week by Reverend Father Richard Carr at St. Michael Church, 7401 St. Michael’s Lane, Annandale.

On Friday evening, June 12, Sung Mass of the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will be offered at 7:00 pm. Low Mass of the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua will be offered at 7:00 am on Saturday morning, June 13.

Please note that these Masses are scheduled at the discretion of the celebrant, and are not part of the parish’s published Mass calendar. These Masses have been added to our seven-day schedule.

Woodbridge St. Elizabeth Ann Seton schedules Sacred Heart Missa Cantata

A Missa Cantata will be offered at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Woodbridge, Virginia, on Friday, June 12, at 7:00 pm.

Parochial vicar Reverend Father Ed Perez will be the celebrant of the Mass of the Feast of the Sacred Heart. Music will be provided by the parish’s St. Ambrose Schola.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church is located at 12805 Valleywood Drive in Lake Ridge. Ample free parking is available.

Fr. Czarnota to offer TLM Sunday at Silver Spring; anniversary reception to follow

A Low Mass will be offered Sunday, June 7, at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland.  The celebrant of the Mass of the Second Sunday after Pentecost will be Reverend Father Paul Czarnota of the Archdiocese of Detroit.

Holy Mass will begin at 8:00 am.  Confessions will be heard from 7:30 to 7:55 am.

This Sunday, Fr. Czarnota will celebrate the 12th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. Attendees are encouraged to join with Fr. Czarnota in the basement of the rectory next door to the church for coffee and donuts after Mass. There will be a card to sign and a gift bag to celebrate the occasion.

Since he is studying Canon Law at Catholic University for the Detroit Archdiocese, Fr. Czarnota will be available to help with the Silver Spring TLM schedule for another year.

Silver Spring TLM Congregation meets at the Historic Church of St. John the Evangelist, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Forest Glen.

Corpus Christi weekend TLM events set at Benedict St. Francis de Sales

Three special Traditional Latin Mass events will be held this coming weekend at St. Francis de Sales Church in Benedict, Maryland:

  • On Friday evening, June 5, at 7:00 pm, there will be a Traditional Mass for the First Friday in June, followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. After Mass and Adoration, there will be light refreshments in the rectory.
  • On Saturday morning, June 6, at 8:00 am, there will be a Traditional Latin Mass followed by light refreshments.
  • The regular Sunday morning TLM at 11:00 am on June 7 will be a Missa Cantata. Sunday’s 9:00 am Ordinary Form Mass will be followed by a Eucharistic procession in honor of the external solemnity of Corpus Christi.

These Masses have been added to our seven-day schedule.

St. Francis de Sales Church is located in Charles County about 45 minutes to an hour south of the Capital Beltway (I-95/495). Established in 1903, the parish has offered the Traditional Latin Mass every Sunday since the first Sunday of Advent 1989.

FSSP pilgrimage to conclude Saturday with Missa Solemnis at National Shrine

A three-day walking pilgrimage from upper Montgomery County, Maryland, to Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, will conclude at 5:30 pm on Saturday, June 6, with a Solemn High Mass at the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Chorus Sine Nomine will be singing Byrd’s Mass for Four Voices and several motets by Palestrina, Bruckner, and Victoria. Chant will be sung by the St. Mary’s Schola.

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is located at 400 Michigan Avenue NE in Brookland, a five-minute walk from the Brookland-CUA Metrorail station. Ample parking is available adjacent to the Shrine and on the surface lot across Harewood Road.

Missa Cantata, procession set for Corpus Christi at Alexandria St. Louis

A Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite will be offered at 7:30 pm on Thursday evening, June 4, at St. Louis Church in Alexandria. Following the Mass, there will be a light reception outside the church.

St. Louis Church is located at 2907 Popkins Lane, a block and a half east of U.S. Route 1 (Richmond Highway) and about three miles south of the Capital Beltway (Interstate 95/495), and offers ample free parking.

Special Corpus Christi TLM scheduled at Georgetown Copley Crypt Chapel

The Georgetown Traditional Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) Community has announced a special Traditional Mass for the Feast of Corpus Christi. A Missa Cantata will be offered Thursday evening, May 4, at 7:00 pm in Copley Crypt Chapel at Georgetown University by Reverend Father Stephen Fields SJ.

This Mass has been added to our seven-day schedule.

Copley Crypt is located at the rear of Copley Hall, directly north of Healy Hall on the main campus of Georgetown University, 3700 O Street NW, Washington.