Rorate Caeli

Reminders of upcoming Masses

1) As previously reported, on January 10, 2010, the Bishop of Copenhagen, Czeslaw Kozon, assisted by the clergy of his diocese and by members of the FSSP (including Fr. Josef Bisig), will offer a Solemn Pontifical Mass from the throne. He will offer the Mass in his own cathedral, St. Ansgar's, in Copenhagen. This will be the first Solemn Pontifical Mass according to the 1962 Missal in the Scandinavian region since the liturgical reforms.

Bishop Kozon had also celebrated Mass according to the 1962 Missal on August 2, 2009, when he offered the regular (twice-monthly) Missa Cantata in the Jesu Hjerte (Sacred Heart) church in Copenhagen.

2) On Sunday, January 10, 2010, at 2 PM, a Tridentine Low Mass will be celebrated at the Co-Cathedral of St Thomas More, in Tallahassee, FL. Directions to the church may be found on the parish website.

As per our friend Eric Giunta: Any sacrifices one might make to attend would be most welcome. Future and more frequent celebrations, and at a more convenient hour, depend (at least in part) on good attendance and generous financial contribution. All monies collected at this Mass will go toward the region's Latin Mass apostolate.

Also, please place and/or keep our bishop, John Ricard, in your prayers. He is still in serious condition, having suffered a stroke on December 22.

Do feel free to post news about upcoming Masses in the combox

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great news! This is a major event for all the Nordic countries as they form but one Bishops' Conference.

Indeed, Bishop Kozon has been the most encourageing bishop in our region. Bishop Arborelius of Sweden is also generous in granting the TLM, as long as the opposition can be managed.

Hopefully and God willing, the FSSP will be allowed to extend it's apostolate to the other Scandinavian countries, as many Catholics in Norway, Sweden and Finland are waiting to welcome them.

Of interest, Summorum Pontificum is only implemented with much difficulty in our region. Most parish priests just won't acquiesce to the dispositions so everything has to go through the Ordinaries, like the former indult. Bishop Kozon is thus leading the way by example.