Friday, January 04, 2019

Christmas 2018 Photopost (Part 3)

For our final Christmas photopost, we are glad to welcome some of our friends from the Eastern Catholics Churches. We start, however, with a great example of a medieval custom being revived, in this case, by the ICKSP at their oratory in Wausau, Wisconsin; the triptych over the high altar is kept closed during the Advent season, and opened at the Midnight Mass. (They do the same for Lent and Easter night.) Our next photopost will be for the ceremonies of Epiphany, and a reminder will be posted tomorrow. As always, our thanks to everyone who sent these in.

St Mary’s Oratory of the Immaculate Conception - Wausau, Wisconsin (ICKSP)
St Benedict - Chesapeake, Virginia (FSSP)
Immaculate Heart of Mary Oratory - San Jose, California (ICKSP)
The IHM Oratory is hosted at Five Wounds Portuguese National Church in San Jose.
St Peter Eastern Catholic Church - Ukiah, California
Vespers and Divine Liturgy of St Basil on the evening of December 24
Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church - Roswell, Georgia
Vespers and Divine Liturgy of St Basil on the evening of December 24
St William the Confessor - Greenville, Texas
St Agnes - New York City
Veni, Creator Spiritus after Mass on January 1
National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon - North Jackson, Ohio
Old St Patrick Oratory - Kansas City, Missouri (ICKSP)
Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar - São João Del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Celebrated by H.E. Valdemar Chaves de Araújo, Bishop Emeritus of São João Del Rei
Immaculate Heart of Mary - Belmont, California
St Margaret Mary - Oakland, California (ICKSP)
St Helena - Bronx, New York
St Josaphat - Queens, New York

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