Yesterday evening Canon Jean Marie Moreau, ICRSS, celebrated a farewell mass at Holy Innocents Church, New York. Canon Moreau has been in the New York area(New Jersey and New York) for five years; he is now heading to the island of Mauritius. After Mass there was an ongoing novena in honor of St. Ann, whose feast day is July 26. The ceremony included a procession around the church with a statue of St. Ann and the exposed Blessed Sacrament, Benediction and veneration of a relic of St. Ann. A reception for Canon Moreau followed in the church hall. (Information about the Novena to St. Ann at Holy Innocents posted here)
On Monday, July 18 (Feast of St. Camillus de Lellis), the parishioners of the Church of the Holy Innocents will have a Going-Away Party for Canon Jean-Marie Moreau — he has been assigned to go to Mauritius. It will start with Mass at 6PM and the reception will be in the parish hall after the Mass.
Anyone who would like to contribute toward this event should contact Mark Froeba (email@example.com) or Eddy Toribio (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite will be held at the Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist in Stamford on Saturday, July 16 at 9:30 in the morning to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Mt Carmel. This is the anniversary of the date the Church was declared a Basilica by Pope Benedict XVI and a special indulgence is granted to all who visit the Church that day and go to Confession, Holy Communion and recite prayers for the intentions of the Holy Father eight days before or after the visit.
Canon Jean Marie Moreau will lead a pilgrimage to the shrine of Blessed Miriam Teresa Demjanovich
When: Saturday, July 9, 2016 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Meet at the Holy Family Chapel
Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth, Convent Station NJ 07961
Beginning at 9:30 am – Stations of the Cross
Followed by a Solemn High Mass in the Extra-Ordinary Form (Latin Mass)
More Info: Canon Jean Marie Moreau, Institute of Christ the King
St. Anthony of Padua Oratory
1360 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
Wednesday, June 29th, in honor of the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, the newly formed Juventutem Chapter of Jersey City will celebrate a Solemn High Traditional Latin Mass at 7:00 p.m at St. Anthony of Padua Church. The mass features Haydn’s Missa Brevis, Tu Es Petrus by Palestrina for 6 Voices, Bone Pastor by Tallis, Exsultate Justi by Lodovico da Viadana.
This coming Saturday, June 25, there will be a Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool at 1 PM at the Church of the Holy Innocents.
His Excellency, the Most Reverend Matthieu Madega Lebouankehan, Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of Mouila, Gabon (Africa) will be in town and has graciously agreed to celebrate a Pontifical Mass at Holy Innocents.
Bishop Matthieu Madega is the president of Gabon’s Bishop Conference, and he was the representative of the African continent on the committee during the Synod on the Family to oversee the draft of the final document.
Additionally, Bishop Madega was one of the Bishops who signed the “Filial Appeal to His Holiness Pope Francis” asking the Holy Father to clarify and preserve Church doctrine on the family and the sacrament of matrimony.
At the end of the Mass, there will be a small reception in the parish hall where parishioners will have the opportunity to meet Bishop Madega.