|Pontifical High Mass celebrated by Archbishop Alexander Sample at the Shrine of the Immaculate|
Conception on April 28, 2018 in thanksgiving for Summorum Pontificum.
Join us for a Solemn Pontifical High Mass, which is the first-ever celebration of the Mass of the Americas in Latin celebrated by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. Canon Avis is the Master of Ceremonies.
This Solemn Pontifical High Mass is free to attend. However, we ask for those attending to RSVP for planning purposes. Mass will begin at 10 a.m.
Parking is plentiful. The nearest Metro is about a 5-minute walk from Brookland CUA on the Red Line Metro.
[There are also afternoon workshops on liturgical music, art, etc. for those who want to participate. Here are some comments about past events. They are issuing tickets for Mass attendance so be sure to register!]
“I was ecstatic. You get the sense that something truly holy was happening there.” Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone
“This is what a flourishing religious culture looks like – piety being lifted up and sublimated in the actual liturgy of the Church.” Professor and Poet James Matthew Wilson
“The great Catholic tradition is alive and well, and is only waiting for courageous pastoral leadership and visionary patronage to continue its great story where it most belongs: in the bosom of the Church.” Professor and composer Mark Nowakowski
Questions and Press Inquiries can be directed to Maggie Gallagher - firstname.lastname@example.org
THERE WILL BE AN AFTERNOON CONFERENCE FOLLOWING THIS MASS. FOR INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE, CLICK HERE. NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THE CONFERENCE INCLUDES YOUR RSVP TO MASS, NO NEED TO REGISTER TWICE!
You can download a flyer to help us promote this extraordinary event HERE.