Monday 26 May 2014

Solemn Pontifical Mass for St Philip's Day

It was a great joy to have the Right Reverend Bishop Robert Byrne, Cong. Orat. celebrate and preach for his first St Philip's Day as a bishop.

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We were also honoured by the presence of the Bishop of Northampton, the Right Reverend Peter Doyle.

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The first reading:

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The second reading:

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The Gospel:

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The sermon:

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The Creed:

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The offertory:

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The Canon of the Mass:

The chalice used for St Philip's Day comes originally from the Chiesa Nuova. Every year on 26th May, the Mayor of Rome presents the Roman Oratory with a chalice in honour of St Philip.

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Hartwell de la Garde Grissell acquired this one in the nineteenth century. How? This print may give a clue!

Fr Manager C.O.

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The final blessing:

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