Thursday, June 18, 2009

Praise God!

S. Introibo ad altare Dei
M. Ad Deum qui laetificat juventutem

Press release from The Most Reverend Robert J. McManus, Bishop of the Worcester Diocese:

"In response to Pope Benedict XVI’s Summorum Pontificum, Reverend Father Thien Nguyen, pastor at Immaculate Conception Church in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, has generously invited Reverend Father David Phillipson to offer the Extraordinary Form Mass (the Traditional Latin Mass) every Sunday at 8am, beginning on June 28th and also on Holy Days according to the Traditional Calendar. Father will hear confessions at 7:30am before Mass, and the Rosary will be prayed aloud at that time.

Father will also hold spiritual conferences and traditional devotions, and administer the Sacraments according to the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. For more information, visit the parish website at Immaculate Conception Church is located at 59 Walnut Street in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. The parish will also continue to keep its regular schedule of Masses in the Ordinary Form (Novus Ordo Masses)."

I just spoke with Father Nguyen five minutes ago and he told me the website is currently under construction.

Praise be Jesus Christ!

1 comment:

Ellen Wironken said...

What terrific news for the faithful of Fitchburg. I will be praying that this will spark a renewal there. It is definitely a great start in that direction.

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