Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Laudetur Iesus Christus and blessed feast of Our Lady’s nativity! The great Benedictine liturgist, Dom Prosper Gueranger has an entry for her feast day which we share today: has some interesting articles on today’s feast day, which traditionally marked the unofficial end of summer:

Latin Masses today

There will be a 6pm Low Mass at St. Ann this evening to commemorate the Blessed Virgin Mary’s nativity, who was born on this day in Jerusalem in 16 BC.

Charleston Bishop 30-day Novena begins today September 8 – October 7

As noted on Sunday’s update, the Columbia Traditional Latin Mass Society is organizing a 30-day novena to St. Joseph’s Holy Cloak for the appointment a saintly bishop. The current bishop is retiring and a new bishop may be announced sometime soon. The novena is here:

The novena is for readers in all the Carolinas, as we all would certainly benefit from a growth of Latin Masses “south of the border” (Ft. Mill, Rock Hill, Lake Wylie, etc.), if a Latin Mass friendly bishop is named.

Juventutem – Mass of Ages Movie Night – Friday September 10, 6:30pm

Juventutem, the new Young Adults group centered around the Traditional Latin Mass is hosting a movie night, featuring the new Latin Mass documentary, the Mass of Ages. It will be held at 6:30pm at the St. Patrick Family Life Center (1621 E. Dilworth Road, Charlotte). Juventutem is open to young adults 18-35 (married or single). For more information visit: