Once again, heartfelt thanks to the many readers who sent photographs of their liturgies celebrated on the feast of St Joseph, the Annunciation and Laetare Sunday! Our next photopost will be of Passiontide veils; a reminder will be posted this weekend. Evangelize through beauty!
Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini - Rome, Italy (FSSP)A new complete set of rose vestments, including frontal and tabernacle veil, was used for first time this Laetare Sunday. (Photos courtesy of Mr Jacob Stein, author of the blog Passio Christi, and of the parish Facebook page.)
Cathedral of St Patrick - Charlotte, North Carolina
Cathedral of St Eugene - Santa Rosa, California
Church of the Holy Cross - Vilnius, Lithuania
Church of St Benedict - Chesapeake, Virginia
This year, in the midst of several major celebrations, St Benedict’s was one of four parishes in the Diocese of Richmond to be blessed with the visit of the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima during the Fatima Centennial. Two outdoor processions were held, accompanied by Mass, followed in short order by sung Masses on the feasts of St Joseph, the patronal feast of St Benedict, the Annunciation and Laetare Sunday.
Cathedral of Mary Immaculate - Peoria, Illinois
Pontifical Shrine of Our Lady of Mt Carmel - Manhattan, New York CityOn Friday, March 24, an All-Night Vigil of Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament for Nascent Life was held at the church, culminating with a candle light Mass for the Feast of the Annunciation.
St Mary’s Oratory - Wausau, Wisconsin (ICKSP)
Laetare Sunday, with simnel cakes!
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish - Tagbilaran, Bohol, Philippine Islands
St Monica - San Francisco, California
Bishop O’Conner Center - Madison, WisconsinPontifical Mass on the feast of St Joseph, celebrated by His Excellency Bishop Robert Morlino. (Thanks to Fr Z. for sending in these photos, and those of the next two of his Mass on Laetare Sunday.)
St Mary’s - Pine Bluff, Wisconsin
St Patrick - Wilmington, Delaware
Tradition is for the young!