Friday, June 8, 2012

St Anthony Parish Centenary (or Centennial if you are American) celebrations

Detail of the statue of St Anthony of
Padua in our church
This year marks 100 years since the celebration of the first Mass in the basement of the as yet uncompleted church. The schedule of this week's celebrations is as follows (do come and join us):

Sunday June 10
Solemnity of Corpus Christi
11:00am      Mass followed by Procession of the Blessed Sacrament along Pine St (M-35) to the Peter Nordeen Park where there will be Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and luncheon provided by the parish Altar Society.

6:00pm        Vespers followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Forty Hours of Adoration.

Monday June 11
9:30am         Mass (Exposition will be interrupted for Mass)
Tuesday June 12
9:00am         Solemn Benediction and conclusion of Forty Hours
9:30am         Mass

Wednesday June 13
9:30am          Votive Mass of St Anthony of Padua (our Parish Solemnity is transferred to the coming Sunday)

Thursday June 14
7:00pm          Mass (Latin, 1962 Missal)

Friday June 15
Solemnity of the Sacred Heart
7:00pm          Mass and Consecration of the Parish to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Saturday June 16
The Immaculate Heart of Mary
10:00am        Mass and Consecration of the Parish to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Sunday June 17
11:00am        Mass of St Anthony of Padua, our Parish Patron Saint, celebrated by His Excellency the Most Reverend Alexander K Sample, Bishop of Marquette, followed by celebratory luncheon.

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