Sung Masses, Saturday Morning of Recollection set at St. Thomas Apostle

On Wednesday morning, September 14, a Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary Form for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross will be celebrated at 7:00 am at Washington’s St. Thomas Apostle Church.

On Saturday morning, September 17, the Oratorian Community of St. Philip Neri in Washington will conduct a Morning of Recollection at St. Thomas Apostle Church for the Feast of the Stigmata of St. Francis Assisi. Saturday morning’s program includes the following events:

  • Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary Form at 8:30 am, with an opportunity for Confession beginning at 8:00 am
  • Breakfast in the Parish Hall at 9:45 am
  • A spiritual conference in the Parish Hall at 10:15 am
  • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament (with an opportunity for Confession) at 10:45 am
  • Benediction at 11:45 am
  • Mass in the Ordinary Form at noon, followed by the Perpetual Novena to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

All are welcome to attend. There is no charge for any of the day’s events. Wednesday’s and Saturday’s Masses have been added to our seven-day schedule.

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

St. Barnabus Day Morning of Recollection to be conducted Saturday at St. Thomas Apostle

The Oratorian Community of St. Philip Neri in Washington will conduct a Morning of Recollection at St. Thomas Apostle Church in Woodley Park on the Feast of St. Barnabus, Apostle, Saturday, June 11.

Saturday morning’s program includes the following events:

  • Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary Form at 8:30 am, with an opportunity for Confession beginning at 8:00 am
  • Breakfast in the Parish Hall at 9:45 am
  • A spiritual conference in the Parish Hall at 10:15 am
  • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament (with an opportunity for Confession) at 11:00 am
  • Benediction at 11:45 am
  • Mass in the Ordinary Form at noon, followed by the Perpetual Novena to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

All are welcome to attend. There is no charge for any of the day’s events.

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

Juventutem DC schedules Lenten recollection day at Lourdes Chapel

A Lenten Day of Recollection sponsored by Juventutem DC will be held Tuesday afternoon, March 1, at 4:00 pm in Lourdes Chapel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington.

Reverend Father Carlos Hamel FSJC, pastor of La Nativité de la Vierge Parish in the Diocese of Fréjus-Toulon, France, will celebrate a ferial Low Mass of Lent and will offer a recollection on the theme “Sin and God’s mercy in light of St. Ignatius’ Exercises.” All are welcome to attend without charge.

Lourdes Chapel is located on the lower level of the Basilica adjacent to the Crypt Church. The Basilica is about a 10-minute walk from the Brookland-CUA station on Metrorail’s Red Line. Ample free parking is available on the Basilica grounds and in a surface lot across Harewood Road.

Lenten Morning of Recollection scheduled Saturday at St. Thomas Apostle

The Oratorian Community of St. Philip Neri in Washington announces that a Lenten Morning of Recollection will be conducted at St. Thomas Apostle Church in Woodley Park on Saturday, February 20.

Saturday morning’s program includes the following events:

  • Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary Form at 8:30 am, with an opportunity for Confession beginning at 8:00 am
  • Breakfast in the Parish Hall at 9:30 am
  • A spiritual conference in the Parish Hall, “Transfiguration in the Lenten Journey,” at 10:00 am
  • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament (with an opportunity for Confession) at 10:45 am
  • Benediction at 11:45 am
  • Mass in the Ordinary Form at noon, followed by the Perpetual Novena to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

All are welcome to attend. There is no charge for any of the day’s events.

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

Saturday morning of recollection to be held at St. Thomas Apostle

A morning of recollection on the theme “The Journey of Holy Week” will be conducted on Saturday, March 28, at Washington’s St. Thomas Apostle Church.

At 8:30 am, a Sung Mass will be offered, followed by a spiritual conference at 9:45 am. Confessions will be heard beginning at 8:00 am.

The Oratorian Church of St. Thomas Apostle is located at 2665 Woodley Road NW in Woodley Park, one block west on Woodley Road from the Woodley Park Metrorail and Metrobus stops at Connecticut Avenue.

Canons Regular schedule Lenten Quiet Days at Charles Town priory

The Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem have scheduled two Lenten Quiet Days at the Priory of the New Jerusalem in Charles Town, West Virginia. A Quiet Day for women is scheduled on Saturday, March 7, while a Quiet Day for men is scheduled for the following Saturday, March 14.

Each Quiet Day begins with the Traditional Latin Mass at 9:30 am and ends with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at 3:30 pm. Two spiritual conferences will be given by the Canons on the theme of Genesis 3: the Fall of our first parents, the implications for our lives, and the solution in Christ. The cost of the program is $20 which includes lunch; ample free parking is available at the Priory.

Registration details for these events, as well as information on additional programs for adults, children, and families, may be found on the Canons’ website. The Priory of the New Jerusalem is located at 219 S. George Street in Charles Town, West Virginia, about 90 minutes’ drive from the Capital Beltway via Interstates 270 and 70 and U.S. Highway 340.

Fr. Zuhlsdorf to speak at Juventutem Louisville spiritual conference

Father John T. Zuhlsdorf, author of Fr. Z’s Blog, will be the speaker at a spiritual conference to be hosted by Juventutem Louisville at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 639 S. Shelby Street, Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

The event will feature three talks by Fr. Zuhlsdorf and a question-and-answer session, and will be highlighted by a traditional Solemn High Mass at 11:30 am.  Lunch, at a cost of $10 payable in advance, will be catered by FDKY BBQ.

All are welcome to attend this conference; those wishing to join the group for lunch should send payment no later than Friday, August 8, by mail or PayPal.  Please download the conference flier for complete details of the day’s events.