Cardinal Burke visited the Oratory of SS Gregory & Augustine in St Louis, Missouri yesterday to celebrate Mass and bless a new statue of the Sacred Heart. The Oratory was canonically established on the First Sunday of Advent, 2 December 2007 by Cardinal Burke when he was Archbishop of St. Louis. It is a non-territorial parish of the Archdiocese of St. Louis which celebrates all the Church’s Sacraments in their extraordinary form for the pastoral good of the faithful according to the 1962 Missale Romanum. The parish was entrusted to the the pastoral care of the Benedictine Monks of St. Louis Abbey and Father Bede Price, OSB was appointed Rector of the Oratory. Further pictures are available at the Parish website.
Monday, August 12, 2013