Saturday, July 13, 2019

Patronal Feast of Our Lady of Mt Carmel in NYC

The Pontifical Shrine of Our Lady of Mt Carmel in New York City will have a special series of events for its Patronal feast, which is this coming Tuesday, July 16th.

On Monday, July 15th:
  • 5:30 p.m. - Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary Form
  • 7:30 p.m. - Solemn First Vespers of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Benediction
  • 9:00 p.m. - Outdoor Candlelight Procession with Our Lady
  • 11:00 p.m. - Recitation of the Holy Rosary and Chanting of the Litany of Loreto
On Tuesday, July 16th:
  • 12:00 a.m. - Solemn Midnight Mass in the Extraordinary Form, after which the church will remain open all night
  • Starting in the morning, Mass will be offered every hour from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.; Confessions will also be heard, and brown scapulars and holy cards available will be available. The first two Masses (6 and 7 am will be Low Masses in the Extraordinary Form)
  • 10:00 a.m. - Principal Mass of the Day in the Extraordinary Form (Missa Cantata, Solemn if Subdeacon is available)
  • 11:15 a.m. - Grand Procession with Our Lady, (usually returns to the church at approximately 1:30 p.m.)
For more information, see the Facebook event page; the church is located at 448 E. 116th St. in Manhattan.

On Saturday, July 20th, the shrine will hold its 8th Annual Traditional Latin Mass Pilgrimage, with the following schedule.
  • 10:15 a.m. - Invesiture with the Brown Scapular
  • 10:45 a.m. - Entrance of Pilgrims on hand and knees, discalced
  • 11:00 a.m. - Sung Mass in the Extraordinary Form
  • 12:00 p.m. - Procession with and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, Veneration of the Relics of the Saints
  • 3:00 p.m. - Recitation of the Holy Rosary

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