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Monday, January 30, 2012

Latin High Mass...As It Unfolds

It is beautiful. It transcends time. Here, in the Mass of the Saints there is silence and it washes over me and brings peace. (Video)


The Procession


Asperges - The Sprinkling Rite



Prayers at the Foot of the Altar
Incensing before the Intriot




Kyrie Eleison
Gloria

Oremus
Incensing of the Gospel

Sermon

Offertory
  
The Incensing of the Altar



Incensing of the Priest
The Canon of the Mass
Consecration & Elevation

Domine Non Sum Dignus
Holy Communion
Corpus Christi - Communion of the Faithful
Recessional


My husband and 3 sons all serving...

THANKSGIVING AFTER MASS ~ Prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas

I give thanks to Thee, O Lord, most holy, Father almighty, eternal God, that Thou hast vouchsafed, for no merit of mine own, but out of Thy pure mercy, to appease the hunger of my soul with the precious body and blood of Thy Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ. Humbly I implore Thee, let not this holy communion be to me an increase of guilt unto my punishment, but an availing plea unto pardon and salvation. Let it be to me the armour of faith and the shield of good will. May it root out from my heart all vice; may it utterly subdue my evil passions and all my unruly desires. May it perfect me in charity and patience; in humility and obedience; and in all other virtues. May it be my sure defence against the snares laid for me by my enemies, visible and invisible. May it restrain and quiet all my evil impulses, and make me ever cleave to Thee Who art the one true God. May I owe to it a happy ending of my life. And do Thou, O heavenly Father, vouchsafe one day to call me, a sinner, to that ineffable banquet, where Thou, together with Thy Son and the Holy Ghost, art to Thy saints true and unfailing light, fullness of content, joy for evermore, gladness without alloy, consummate and everlasting happiness. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

6 comments:

The Little Way said...

Beautiful Allison. I take it the Mass was photographed at your parish? In Delaware, correct?

Lisa said...

Absolutely beautiful photos! How wonderful that your husband and your boys were all serving together.

God bless,
Lisa

Allison said...

Thank you, Joyce. Yes, this is St. Patrick's in Wilmington, Delaware.

From The Pews said...

Thank you so much for sharing!
What Beautiful Images!

Hope you don't mind, but I am sharing your Prayer on the Blog.

It's quite empowering ♥

Jenny said...

Just beautiful! Your photographs are awesome.

Carole in Wales said...

Absolutely wonderful photographs. You have done excellent work in sharing the Latin Mass with us. And so wonderful that your husband and sons were able to serve together