Laudetur Iesus Christus and Blessed Maundy Thursday! Today begins the most solemn 3 days in the Church’s calendar. To learn more about Holy (Maundy) Thursday click here: https://www.fisheaters.com/customslent13.html
St. Ann Online Latin Triduum Schedule (Pre-1955): As mentioned previously, St. Ann will generously offer a private Latin Triduum this year and it will be the Pre-1955 liturgy. While it is sad we cannot be present, the more important thing is the Triduum will be offered and an extra blessing it be the Traditional Latin (quite difficult considering all demands on our priests during this period). While there are many online Masses this Holy Week, we encourage everyone to support our local Triduum (via online) which Fr. Reid and the seminary priests are kindly willing to offer. They are offering it not just for the parish, but for the Latin Mass faithful. Let us support them.
To download the Propers for each liturgy please click on the booklet links below.
They will stream the liturgies online at these times:
- Holy Thursday Mass (April 9): 7pm (Holy Thursday & Good Friday booklets)
- Good Friday Liturgy (April 10): 3pm (Holy Thursday & Good Friday booklets)
- Easter Vigil (April 11): 8pm (Easter Vigil booklet)
- Easter Sunday (April 12): 12:30pm (1962 Latin Sunday Mass)
You can stream the liturgies online at: www.facebook.com/StAnnCharlotte
(You don’t need an account to watch on the parish Facebook page)
What is the Pre-1955 Holy Week? Learn more: https://charlottelatinmass.wordpress.com/resources/pre-1955-holy-week
Reminder: You can send your Guardian Angel to Mass by offering this prayer:
Supporting St. Ann: Also don’t forget to tithe to the parish during this time so it can continue its operations and minister to its parishioners & community: https://www.stanncharlotte.org/home/giving/
Divine Mercy Novena begins Good Friday – Easter Saturday (April 10-18): Good Friday begins the Divine Mercy novena which concludes on Divine Mercy Sunday April 19. St. Ann’s features a statue of the Divine Mercy of Our Lord in front of the parish, honoring the late seminarian & parishioner Michael Kitson who passed away on Divine Mercy Sunday a few years ago. As we have asked in prior years, for those who observe this devotion please consider praying for these intentions as part of your novena: For the suffering Christians in the Middle East; an end of abortion in our country; the reestablishment of the weekly Sunday Latin Mass at Sacred Heart parish in Salisbury; and for the regularization (resolution of the status) of the Society of St. Pius X.
Other Latin Mass & related news
St. Bernadine of Sienna Emblems against the Plague: A local company with ties to St. Ann (and CLMC) is giving away FREE St. Bernadine of Sienna’s emblems against plagues that we mentioned a few weeks ago. You can obtain one here: https://www.abcatholic.com/products/free-plaque-to-help-avoid-the-exterminating-scourge
What happened to Judas Iscariot?: Each Holy Week, we send around an article from the traditional Transalpine Redemptorists of Scotland, about the Church’s opinion (and the Saints) about Judas Iscariot’s fate. See attached article (here).
Live Stream of the Shroud of Turin: The Cathedral of Turin will live stream (beginning Saturday at 11am Eastern) the Shroud of Turin. I’m not sure of the link but one source mentioned the following link. https://www.sindone.org/diocesitorino/s2magazine/index1.jsp?idPagina=24122 If this link doesn’t stream it, please search online.
Message from Cardinal Burke: His Eminence Cardinal Raymond Burke has posted a beautiful Holy Week message to the faithful. https://www.cardinalburke.com/presentations/holiest-week
Large Outdoor Stations of the Cross: Chris reported that St. Joseph Vietnamese parish (4929 Sandy Porter Rd, Charlotte, NC 28273) has a large outdoor Stations of the Cross. If you want to make a stations with good social distancing, this might be an option.
We may have another update or to send out before Sunday, but on behalf of the CLMC, we want to wish everyone a blessed Holy Week, and a Happy Easter.