Juventutem DC schedules Lenten Mass, recollection Friday at Lourdes Chapel

A Day of Recollection sponsored by Juventutem DC will be held this Friday afternoon, March 10, at 3:30 pm in Lourdes Chapel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington.

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Reverend Father Andrew Royals, pastor of St. Joseph Church in Morganza, Maryland, will celebrate Low Mass of Ember Friday in Lent, and afterward will speak on the topic “Rend Your Hearts, Not Your Garments.” The Mass and recollection are free of charge and open to the public. This Mass has been added to our seven-day schedule.

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. Metered parking is available on the Basilica grounds; ample free parking is available in a surface lot across Harewood Road.

Meditation on St. Joseph by Fr. Bradley

Here is the meditation given by Fr. James Bradley of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham during the Evening of Recollection sponsored by Juventutem DC at the Church of St. Thomas Apostle in Woodley Park on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Click the arrow in the embedded player above to listen.

(Audio credit: Jeff Bedia / Internet Archive)

Wednesday evening of recollection set at St. Thomas Apostle

Juventutem DC announces that Fr. James Bradley will conduct an evening of recollection on St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, on Wednesday evening, March 19, at the Church of St. Thomas Apostle, 2665 Woodley Road NW, Washington.

A spiritual conference (not including Holy Mass) will begin at 7:00 p.m.  Confessions and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will follow.

Quiet days offered by CRNJ in March, April

The Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem (CRNJ), a clerical institute of consecrated life in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston whose members are devoted to traditional worship as provided for in Ecclesia Dei, will host three Quiet Days of recollection and reflection on successive Saturdays in March and April at their priory in Charles Town, West Virginia.

On March 22, the first Quiet Day, “Manna in Deserto: Men’s Quiet Day on the Eucharist,” will be conducted.  The series will continue on Saturday, March 29, with “Quiet Day for Homeschooling Mothers,” and will conclude with “Manna in Deserto: Women’s Quiet Day on the Eucharist” on April 5.

Each Quiet Day begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes at 3:30 p.m.  There is no charge for registration.  A limited number of advance tickets is available for each Quiet Day.

The Canons Regular are based at the Priory of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 219 South George Street, Charles Town, West Virginia.