As is often the case, we’ve had a enough late submissions for the feast of the Assumption to make a third and final photopost. I am also including a video of a procession in honor of the Virgin Mary’s mother, St Anne, a tradition revived by the Fraternity of St Peter after many years’ suspension at a church entitled to her in Ottawa.
Annunciation Catholic Church - Houston, TexasSolemn High Mass of the Vigil of the Assumption, was followed by Solemn First Vespers of the Assumption, with antiphons and psalms fully accompanied on the organ. On Assumption Day, Fr. Paul Felix, the pastor, celebrated his first Solemn High Mass, and on Sunday afternoon, Solemn Sunday Vespers was sung coram Sanctissimo, followed by Benediction. All the liturgies mentioned here were in the Extraordinary Form.
Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon - North Jackson, OhioProcession for the Dormition of the Virgin on August 14, celebrated by the Melkites and Ukrainians. The bishop is the Melkite Bishop Nicholas Samra of the Eparchy of Newton and the Burial Service was conducted by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Archimandrite George Appleyard of the Ukrainian Eparchy of Parma. The last three photos are of an EF Missa Cantata.
Sacred Heart Church - Copenhagen, Denmark
St Clement Parish at the Church of St Anne - Ottawa, Ontario
Procession in honor of St Anne