Ascension Thursday TLM set at Silver Spring

A Low Mass will be offered at 5:00 pm this Thursday afternoon, May 5, at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland. Reverend Father David Friel of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be the celebrant of the Mass of the Feast of the Ascension.

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

Ascension Thursday TLM set at Silver Spring

A Low Mass will be offered this Thursday morning, May 5, at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland. Reverend Father Vincent Rigdon, pastor of Our Lady of the Presentation Parish in Poolesville, will be the celebrant of the Mass of the Feast of the Ascension.

Holy Mass will begin at 11:00 am. Confessions will be heard from 10:30 to 10:55 am.

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

St. Thomas Apostle, home of Sunday EF Vespers, to offer Missa Cantata for Ascension

A Sung Mass will be offered for the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord at 7:00 am this Thursday morning, May 5, at Washington’s St. Thomas Apostle Church. While Ascension Thursday is not a holy day of obligation in the Archdiocese of Washington, it is still observed on its traditional date in the Extraordinary Form.

Ascension Mass 2016

Every Sunday at 4:00 pm, the office of Vespers is celebrated at St. Thomas Apostle by the Oratorian Community of St. Philip Neri according to the 1961 Roman Breviary. The service, sung entirely in Gregorian chant, is one of the few weekly public celebrations of the traditional Office on the Eastern Seaboard. Everyone interested in participating is encouraged to assist in the preparation of the music beginning at 3:30 pm. After Vespers, the Blessed Sacrament is exposed briefly for adoration and Benediction.

St. Thomas Apostle Church is located at 2665 Woodley Road in Woodley Park, one block up from the Woodley Road Metrorail and Metrobus stops at Connecticut Avenue.

Ascension Thursday TLM set at Silver Spring

A Low Mass will be offered this Thursday morning, May 14, at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland. Reverend Father Aidan Logan OCSO, Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of the Military Services, will be the celebrant of the Mass of the Feast of the Ascension.

Holy Mass will begin at 10:00 am.  Confessions will be heard from 9:30 to 9:55 am.

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

Ascension Thursday TLM set at Silver Spring

A Low Mass will be offered this Thursday morning, May 29, at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland.  Rev. Msgr. Thomas Olszyk, Judicial Vicar of the Archdiocese of the Military Services, will be the celebrant of the Mass of the Feast of the Ascension.

Holy Mass will begin at 11:00 am.  Confessions will be heard from 10:30 to 10:55 am.

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

Annandale St. Michael Missa Cantata among Virginia Ascension TLMs

In observance of the Feast of the Ascension, the Traditional Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) will be offered in several locations in Northern Virginia on Thursday, May 29.  Among the Masses to be offered is a Missa Cantata at St. Michael Church, 7401 St. Michael’s Lane, Annandale, to be celebrated by parochial vicar Rev. Richard Carr at 7:30 pm.

The Feast of the Ascension, traditionally observed on the 40th day after Easter, is a holy day of obligation at which all Catholics are obliged to assist at Holy Mass. The obligation is transferred to the following Sunday in the Archdioceses of Washington and Baltimore and the Diocese of Arlington.

All Masses for Ascension Thursday of which we have been able to learn have been added to our seven-day schedule. Please check the bulletin or website of the parish in which you are interested for the latest information.