Fr. Lew to offer Dominican Rite Trinity Mass at Silver Spring

A Low Mass in the Traditional Dominican Rite will be offered Sunday, May 22, at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland. The celebrant of the Mass of the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity will be Reverend Father Lawrence Lew op of the Dominican Friars of England and Scotland.

Holy Mass will begin at 8:00 am. Confessions will be heard from 7:30 to 7:55 am. All are invited to share coffee and doughnuts after Mass in the downstairs community room of the rectory.

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

UPDATED: Blessed Karl of Austria feast day Solemn High Mass set at Old St. Mary’s

A Solemn High Mass for the feast day of Blessed Karl of Austria, Emperor and King, will be offered at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at Washington’s St. Mary Mother of God Church, home of the first shrine dedicated to Blessed Karl in the Washington area.

The celebrant of the Mass will be Reverend Father James Bradley of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, assisted by deacon Reverend Father Lawrence Lew OP and subdeacon Brother Alexander Castorena of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Music will be provided by St. Mary’s Schola, by St. Benet’s Schola, and by the polyphonic choir Musikanten, directed by Kerry Krebill. A first-class relic of Blessed Karl will be displayed for veneration.

After the Mass a reception will be held at Market-to-Market Café across Fifth Street from St. Mary’s. Guests at the Mass and reception will include Princess Maria-Anna Galitzine, granddaughter of Blessed Karl.

St. Mary Mother of God Church is located at 727 Fifth Street NW in Chinatown.