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: https://sensusfidelium.us/the-liturgical-year-dom-prosper-gueranger/september/september-8-the-nativity-of-the-blessed-virgin-mary/
OnePeterFive.com has some interesting articles on today’s feast day, which traditionally marked the unofficial end of summer:
- Forgotten Customs of Our Lady’s Nativity: https://onepeterfive.com/forgotten-customs-of-our-ladys-nativity/
- Divine Intimacy: The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary: https://onepeterfive.com/divine-intimacy-the-nativity-of-the-blessed-virgin-mary/
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: https://www.knightsoftheholyeucharist.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Novena-Saint-Joseph-Holy-Cloak.pdf
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: https://www.facebook.com/JuventutemCLT