Friday, May 23, 2008

New Jersey Ordination

Rev. Mr. Michael C. Barone of the Archdiocese of Newark - one of nine men who will be ordained to the priesthood tomorrow, May 24 at 10:00 AM, at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart - will celebrate his first Solemn High Mass in the usus antiquior on Monday, May 26 at 10:30 AM at St. Anthony of Padua Chapel in West Orange, N.J. Assisting him will be Rev. Andreas Hellmann ICRSS, Rev. Jean-Pierre Pilon and Christopher Feeney.

The sung ordinary will be Mass IV "Cunctipotens Genitor Deus". A five-voice male schola will chant the Veni Creator Spiritus before Mass, and the Gregorian propers for the feast of St. Philip Neri, while an eight-voice mixed choir will present Arcadelt's Ave Maria and Palestrina's Sicut cervus at the Offertory and Communion respectively. The Te Deum (tonus sollemnis) will be sung after Mass with accompanying prayers.

A reception will follow immediately following the Mass in Fr. Wickens Hall.

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