Monday, June 19, 2017

SOLEMN LATIN MASS IN AUGUSTA JULY 9TH


Father West, Sacred Ministers, & Servers

The restoration and renewal of the Catholic Faith in the Augusta area continues under the inspired leadership of Father Renaurd West, pastor of Our Lady of Peace. There will be a solemn high Latin mass at Our Lady of Peace in North Augusta on Sunday July 9th at 1:00 pm. Please come and bring a friend to immerse yourself in the rich Catholic heritage we all have. Help spread the word. We need a large crowd to demonstrate that there is interest in the traditional Catholic Faith. If you want these masses to continue then please help support it by getting involved. If you would like to help out in any way by ushering, helping with the after mass social, singing in the schola, altar serving etc., please contact Dr. Seiters at: thomas.j.seiter@gmail.com

Location & phone contact:

856 Old Edgefield Rd, North Augusta, SC 29841

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST BONFIRE-UPDATED

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Institute of Christ the King priest blessing bonfire

The parish of St Francis de Sales in Mableton (Atlanta Diocese)will have the annual Blessing of the St Johns fire at 5:30 pm Saturday June 24th and invites all Catholic men to come (please note this is a MALE ONLY event-if you are a father you can bring your son)  Bring a lawn chair, we will cookout, smoke cigars, enjoy a beverage, and burn old sacramentals, sing and pray. A FSSP priest will be in attendance for conversation. Immerse yourself in Catholic culture. For directions see www.francisdesales.com

UPDATE: There will be a high mass on this day (this Saturday) at 9:00 am for this Feast Day, at Saint Francis de Sales.

One of the most ancient blessings in the Roman Ritual is the Blessing of a bonfire on the Vigil of the Nativity of St John the Baptist. ( The Vigil is June 23rd). Pursuant to Summorum Pontificum you can ask your priest to utilize the Roman Ritual (in addition to the Missal &Breviary) and can ask him to perfom this blessing at your Church

If you are able to have your priest bless a bonfire here is the english translation of the Blessing for you to follow along:

 BLESSING OF A BONFIRE

on the Vigil of the Birthday of St. John the Baptist

conferred by the clergy outside of church

In the Church's veneration of her saints the cult of John the Baptist had from earliest times and continues to have a most prominent and honored place. John gave testimony of the true light that shines in the darkness, although he proclaimed in utter humility: "He must increase, but I must decrease." And the Master also spoke in highest praise of His precursor: "I say to you, among those born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist." Attuned to the words of the Gospel the Christians of former times were filled with love and enthusiasm for this saint, and expressed a justifiable conviviality at the approach of his feastday by lighting a bonfire the night before in front of their churches, in the market-place, on the hilltops, and in the valleys. The custom of St. John bonfires, indicative of a people with unabashed and childlike faith, continues in some places to this day.

P: Our help is in the name of the Lord.

All: Who made heaven and earth.

P: The Lord be with you.

All: May He also be with you.
Let us pray.

Lord God, almighty Father, the light that never fails and the source of all light, sanctify + this new fire, and grant that after the darkness of this life we may come unsullied to you who are light eternal; through Christ our Lord.
All: Amen.

The fire is sprinkled with holy water; after which the clergy and the people sing the following hymn (for the music see the music supplement):

Hymn: Ut queant laxis

O for your spirit, holy John, to chasten

Lips sin-polluted, fettered tongues to loosen;

So by your children might your deeds of wonder

Meetly be chanted.

Lo! a swift herald, from the skies descending,

Bears to your father promise of your greatness;

How he shall name you, what your future story,

Duly revealing.

Scarcely believing message so transcendent,

Him for a season power of speech forsaketh,

Till, at your wondrous birth, again returneth,

Voice to the voiceless.

You, in your mother's womb all darkly cradled,

Knew your great Monarch, biding in His chamber,

Whence the two parents, through their offspring's merits,

Mysteries uttered.

Praise to the Father, to the Son begotten,

And to the Spirit, equal power possessing,

One God whose glory, through the lapse of ages,

Ever resounding.

P: There was a man sent from God.

All Whose name was John.
Let us pray.

God, who by reason of the birth of blessed John have made this

day praiseworthy, give your people the grace of spiritual joy,

and keep the hearts of your faithful fixed on the way that leads

to everlasting salvation; through Christ our Lord.
All: Amen.

Friday, June 9, 2017

HISTORIC LATIN MASS RICHMOND HILL GEORGIA-UPDATED


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HISTORIC LATIN HIGH MASS RICHMOND HILL GEORGIA
 
Father McDonald pastor of St Annes Catholic Church will celebrate the first Latin Mass since the changes following the Second Vatican Council at his parish on the Feast of the Sacred Heart. The mass will be at 7:00 pm on Friday June 23rd 2017. Please spread the word and come to this mass and a bring a friend to show Father there is support for tradition and hopefully this will lead to future traditional masses. Make sure you thank Father McDonald for doing this.
 
Saint Anne Catholic Church
1055 Ford Ave ( Hwy 144)
Richmond Hill Ga 31324
phone: (912) 756-3661
web site: www.StAnneRH.org
 
 

 
UPDATE: THERE WILL ALSO BE A HIGH MASS AT SAINT FRANCIS DE SALES IN MABLETON AT 7:30 PM, DIRECTIONS SEE: https://stfrancisdesalesatl.com/

Monday, June 5, 2017

AUGUSTA LATIN MASS HUGE SUCCESS


Father West, Sacred Ministers and Servers


HISTORIC SOLEMM LATIN MASS IN NORTH AUGUSTA

Father Renaurd West, pastor of Our Lady of Peace in north Augusta, celebrated the first ever solemn Latin Mass at his parish on Pentecost Sunday. There was a large and enthusiastic crowd of 200 souls (mostly young people) at the mass. Father West is truly renewing his parish and is an example of the new evangelization in the Church. He has set an example for other pastors to follow. Please make sure you take time out to thank Father for his efforts.

FUTURE MASSES
SUNDAY JULY 9TH AT 1:00 PM
SUNDAY AUGUST 6TH 1:00 PM (FEAST OF TRANSFIGURATION)
Please make sure you attend these upcoming masses, and make sure you spread the word and bring a friend, we need to show there is support for tradition so these masses will continue!!!!!!!

Contact Info:
856 Old Edgefield Rd, North Augusta, SC 29841

Monday, April 24, 2017

LATIN MASS RETURNS TO AUGUSTA


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Our Lady of Peace North Augusta

THE TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS RETURNS TO AUGUSTA

Great News!!!! The traditional Latin Mass is returning to the Augusta area. Father Renaurd West, new pastor at Our Lady of Peace is instituting the glorious return of the ancient Latin mass to the Augusta area. He truly has renewed his parish and engaged in the New Evangelization, and has set an example for others to follow. Father West will celebrate this mass initially monthly and will begin will a solemn high mass on Pentecost Sunday (June 4th) at 1:00 pm. Please make every effort to come and bring your friends. We need to show Father that there is support for traditional Catholicism. Please consider helping out by singing in the schola, serving mass, ushering etc.

Church Location: 856 Old Edgefield Rd, North Augusta, SC 29841.

For information or to volunteer to help out in any way please contact:
T.J. Seiter
thomas.j.seiter@gmail.com

ALTAR SERVER TRAINING FOR SAVANNAH DIOCESE (AUGUSTA AREA)

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Boat Bearer at Pontifical Mass

ALTAR BOY TRAINING SAVANNAH DIOCESE (AUGUSTA)

All MALES who have received First Holy Communion are invited to attend altar server training in the Augusta area. All positions are being trained: Master of Ceremonies, acolytes, torch bearers, crucifers, thurifers, etc. We are training to serve Solemn Latin masses. (Please see the above post concerning the return of the Latin Mass to the Augusta area.) Training will take place at Our Lady of Peace in North Augusta located at 856 Old Edgefield Rd, North Augusta, SC 29841. Classes are as follows:
MAY 13TH 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
MAY 27TH NOON-2:00 PM
JUNE 3RD NOON-2:00 PM
For further information of to RSVP for the taining please contact:

All those interested in serving please watch this video of Solemn Mass:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUEODk9Tvs0 ( 1940 solemn mass narrated by Fulton Sheen)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enWiFcsBqIE ( FSSP USA seminary Mass)
UPDATE- ALL SERVER CLASSES ARE CURRENTLY FULL, PLEASE CONTACT ABOVE FOR INFO IF YOU WANT TO LEARN TO SERVE AT ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY

Friday, April 21, 2017

FSSP SOUTH AMERICAN SUPERIOR TO VISIT


Father Alfaro preaching a sermon in South America

Spanish priest Father Angel Alfaro, FSSP, Superior of the FSSP apostolate in Colombia South America will be visiting the parish of St Francis de Sales in Mableton on Sunday April 30th. The FSSP operates a school in a rural area for the children of poor farmers. Father will give a presentation on the FSSP mission in Colombia. The talks will take place in the social hall after the 9:00 am and the 11:30 am masses. Father will also celebrate the 11:30 am high mass on this day. If you are interested in volunteering as a traditional Catholic missionary at the FSSP apostolate in Colombia please come and speak with Father. Likewise if you would like to make a donation to Father to help with the work of operating their school, Father will be happy to accept any help you can give.

For location see: https://stfrancisdesalesatl.com/contact/
587 Landers Drive
Mableton, Georgia 30126, USA
Phone: (770) 948-6888