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From Monday June 30th through Friday July 3rd, the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, accompanied by His Excellency, Bishop Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, traveled to Alabama to spend a week with Mother Angelica, the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration, the Franciscan Friars of the Eternal Word, the Knights of the Holy Eucharist, and the Sister Servants of the Eternal Word.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Solemn Latin Mass in the Ordinary Form
Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 7:00 am

Fr. Frank Phillips, C.R. celebrated the Latin High Mass in the Ordinary Form on the Feast of the Roman Martyrs. Fr. Dennis Kolinski, SJC was the homilist. The brothers of the Canons Regular chanted the Latin Ordinary and Propers from the Graduale Romanum. This Mass was not recorded or televised.

Pontifical Solemn High Latin Mass in the Extraordinary Form

Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 7:00 am
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Bishop Joseph Perry, assisted by the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, offered the Pontifical Latin High Mass in the Extraordinary Form at 7am at the Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville, AL, in the presence of Mother Angelica and the Poor Clare Nuns. The schola cantorum of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius and the choir of the Poor Clare Nuns provided the music for this Pontifical Mass from the Faldstool, the first such Mass ever broadcast internationally. The nuns sang O Bone Jesu of Palestrina, Ecce Sacerdos of Stadler, Ave Verum of Mozart and the popular hymn, Glory be to Jesus, as a recessional. The schola cantorum from the Canons Regular sang Kyriale VIII, Credo III and the chant propers from the Liber Usualis.

EWTN Live
Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 7:00 pm
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Bishop Joseph Perry, Fr Frank Phillips, CR, and Fr. Scott Haynes, SJC, were interviewed about the restoration of the sacred at St. John Cantius by Fr. Joseph Wolfe, MFVA on EWTN LIVE. A live studio audience of 200 attended, including 60 parishioners from St. John Cantius in Chicago and St. Peter’s in Volo. The discussion covered the restoration of sacred music, the restoration of the convent, and the SanctaMissa Workshops in the Extraordinary Form.

Pontifical Solemn Mass in the Ordinary Form

Thursday, July 2, 2009, 7:00 am
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Bishop Perry and the Canons Regular celebrated the Ordinary Form of the Mass at the EWTN Studios in Irondale. Fr. Dennis Kolinski, SJC preached. The brothers of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius sang Gregorian chant for this Votive Mass of the Blessed Sacrament.

Latin High Mass in the Ordinary Form
Friday, July 3, 2009, 7:00 am
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Fr. Frank Phillips, C.R. and the Canons Regular celebrated the Ordinary Form of the Mass in Latin at the EWTN Studios in Irondale, Alabama. The brothers of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius sang Kyriale IV and the Gregorian chant propers from the Graduale Romanum for this festal Mass of St. Thomas the Apostle.