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Cardinal Lacroix to celebrate Confirmations in the Traditional Rite for Quebec parish

 Cardinal  Lacroix during the pastoral visit on March 9                                                             Photo: Jacinthe Soulard

His Eminence Cardinal Lacroix, Archbishop of Quebec, will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite at St. Zéphirin, a parish of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) in Quebec on Saturday, May 31 at 5:00 pm. It will be the first time since the introduction of the Pauline reform during Advent of 1969 that an archbishop of Quebec will administer this sacrament in the traditional rite.

His Eminence made ​​a pastoral visit to the parish on March 9. He attended Mass celebrated by Fr Gouy, FSSP assisted by Frs. Deprey, FSSP (Ottawa) and Huang, FSSP (Montreal) who served as deacon and sub-deacon respectively and he gave a sermon. The Mass was followed by a reception then a Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament by the Cardinal. Pictures of the pastoral visit are available on the website of the parish.

[Source: Notions Romaines, May 19, 2014]