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Advent and “Rorate” Masses

Advent is just days away.   Another liturgical year closes, another begins. Advent burgeons with beautiful customs.  One of the loveliest is the Rorate Mass. These Masses are generally offered during Advent on Saturdays, which is the customary day of the … Read More

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Your RORATE MASSES – UPDATES

Some of you have written asking about “Rorate Masses” during Advent. This is a beautiful custom – making a come back thanks to the spread of tradition – whereby Mass is celebrated illuminated only by candlelight. They are usually before … Read More

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Rorate Mass

Recently we had a Rorate Mass at St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff. We started Mass so as to end more or less at sunrise. Here are few shots:

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Advent Rorate Masses

Some of you have written asking about “Rorate Masses” during Advent. This is a beautiful custom whereby Mass is celebrated illuminated only by candlelight. They are usually before dawn. The Mass is a Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin, and … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Rorate Masses in Advent

Some of you have written asking about “Rorate Masses” during Advent. This is a beautiful custom whereby Mass is celebrated illuminated only by candlelight. They are usually before dawn. The Mass is a Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin, and … Read More

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