This Week's Schedule
Monday, November 11th through Friday, November 15th, 2019
Low Masses: 8:00 am, 11:15 am
Also on Friday
Adoration: 5 pm to 9 pm (Rosary at 7:30 pm)
Saturday, November 16th
Low Masses: 8:00 am; 9:30 am
Sunday, November 17th - Twenty-third Sunday After Pentecost
Low Mass: 8:30 am; High Mass: 10:15 am
Second Vespers & Benediction: 6 pm
Sanctuary Renovation Campaign
August, 22nd, 2019
On August 14, in preparation for the Feast of the Assumption,
we were able to assemble the Lady altar, as can be seen in the pictures.
The tabernacle, etc, was purchased through your generosity, as was the statue of Our Lady, Queen.
July 12th, 2019
We present some pictures to show the new altar in place!
The altar itself, as well as the gradine and tabernacle are here in place. These consist of two separate but integral pieces - of incredible weight!
The central tower, another integral piece of the altar assembly is going up in this photo. Two oak columns are also a part of this piece and were added at the last moment as it was set into place.
Our new High Altar. This was one of about six side altars from a closed Franciscan monastery in Belgium. The five carved panels (the two retables and three symbols on the altar itself) came from a different altar and were very slightly modified to fit into the oak framing of this altar assembly. It's proportions are very good and admirably fits into space in our oratory.
The altar from further back, showing a broader perspective.
June 30th, 2019
Update: Please click the GoFundMe page's link below, and click on the "Updates" tab,
to view the update information with pictures on the campaign.
In counterpoint to the opening of the summit on abuse in Rome,
the Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem are launching at the same time
a fundraising campaign to renovate the sanctuary and choir of their church.
This is a sign of the vitality of their priestly community and the ever increasing number of faithful
who benefit by their preaching, celebration of the Sacraments and other pastoral works.
visit their GoFundMe page for more information
- and please also share this announcement with as many others
who may wish to support this sign of genuine spiritual and doctrinal vigor
in the Church of our days!
and to read more details about the campaign.
Sermon for the Feast of St. Augustine
Today, we celebrate the feast of Saint Augustine, the spiritual father and founder of this monastery. His actual
feast day fell on this past Wednesday, August 28, the day on which he died and went to heaven in the year 430.
But we offer Mass today in [ ... ]
Sermon for the Tenth Sunday After Pentecost 2019
Beloved in Christ,
Two facts determine the growth of the kingdom of God within us: the grace of God, and the attitude which we take towards the working of that grace. In today’s epistle reading St. Paul says, “There are diversities of graces, but [ ... ]
Sermon for the Ninth Sunday After Pentecost
When I was trained to preach by the Dominicans, I consistently received the criticism that I was too serious. Today we have two serious readings, so serious that one could think they were accidentally transferred by a sleepy scribe [ ... ]Read more...
Sermon for the Eighth Sunday After Pentecost 2019
Today, for our consideration, the Church presents to us one of the most bizarre and confusing of Jesus’
parables. The parable of the unjust steward is found only in Luke, and it ought to baffle us that the master, who
in all of Jesus’ [ ... ]
Sermon for the Seventh Sunday After Pentecost 2019
Today we mark the seventh Sunday after Pentecost. The Gospel is taken from the Sermon on the Mount, and
the epistle from the Romans, and both speak of the fruits of good and evil lives. If we use the imagery of a tree
as Christ does, each [ ... ]
Sermon for the Sixth Sunday After Pentecost 2019
Today we mark the sixth Sunday after Pentecost, and, as is the case with so many of the summer
Sundays, while the Epistle and Gospel are worthy of meditation, the Collect is a perfect example
of Roman brevity and poetry: “O God of [ ... ]