Holy Week and Easter Week Schedule 2019
Note: Confessions will be heard in the Priory church on Holy Saturday, April 20th, from 9 am until 12 pm.
Sanctuary Renovation Campaign Begins!
February 21st, 2019
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 Second Sunday Of Lent 2019
Today we mark the second Sunday of Lent. The program of this holy period is summed up well in the verse of Gradual: Vide humilitatem meam et laborem meum, et dimitte omnia peccata mea — Look upon my humility and my labor, and forgive [ ... ]Read more...
Sermon for the First Sunday Of Lent 2019
Behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.
Most beloved in God,
originally the forty days of the Lenten fast was counted from this Sunday. Since the fourth century St. John at the Lateran Gate has been the “stational church” [ ... ]Read more...
Sermon For Quinquagesima Sunday 2019
Today, we mark Quinquagesima Sunday, the last Sunday before Lent begins. The Church has given us this season of two and half weeks, in order to prepare us for Lent, the season of penance and purification, for it is the acceptable time in which [ ... ]Read more...
Sermon For Septuagesima Sunday 2019
With this Sunday’s liturgy begins the season of Septuagesima, a 30-day period always beginning nine weeks before Easter. This liturgical season is a prelude to Lent, and a remote preparation for Easter itself. It serves as a time of [ ... ]Read more...