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Event: New Jersey TLM on EWTN

Great strides for the Traditional Latin Mass have been made in the Diocese of Trenton under the care of Bishop David O'Connell.  After the first Solemn High Mass was celebrated in the New Jersey Diocese on Feb. 19, 2012, the first Pontifical High Mass in the Diocese will be taking place on the Feast of the Miraculous Medal, Nov. 27, at 7:00 P.M.  It will be broadcast live on EWTN.  

This will be the 1-year anniversary of the weekly Traditional Latin Mass at the Church of St. Anthony in Hamilton, New Jersey.  Further information and details of the mass can be found here:


  1. Ryan Ellis8:29 PM

    Impressive. +O'Connell was considered quite the liturgical moderate when President of CUA, at least when I was there in the late 1990s.

  2. I have a ticket for this Pontifical High Mass next Tuesday.

    I can't understand the significance of the "one year anniversary" because I attended a monthly TLM at Immaculate Conception in Eatontown, NJ from the mid-90's onward. The celebration of the TLM is not new to the Diocese of Trenton by any means.

  3. If this is the anniversary of celebrating the TLM for 1 year at St. Anthony Church in Hamilton, why is it being celebrated at St. Hedwig Church in Trenton.

  4. @Moonshadow

    I believe the significance is the one-year anniversary at that specific parish, not in the whole diocese

  5. Perhaps the best way to sum it up would be the community/apostolate, led by Fr. Brian Woodrow. While the apostolate usually uses St. Anthony's, we have traveled to St. Vincent de Paul's in Yardville, and now St. Hedwig's.

  6. Thanks for clearing that up, Caroline. I figured the anniversary had to be tied to a person. Wasn't it a lovely mass?



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