Rorate Caeli

Event: Mass for the Feast of the Sacred Heart, Philadelphia


On Friday, June 24 a Missa Solemnis (Solemn High Mass) will be offered at 7PM at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 


All are invited to attend this special celebration in Honor of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Presuming Confession and Holy Communion, a plenary indulgence may be gained as the Act of Reparation to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Litany of the Sacred Heart will be solemnly prayed before the exposed Most Blessed Sacrament. 

Rev. Fr. Harold B. McKale, Chaplain of St. John Neumann Center, Phila, PA will be offering the Mass. Rev. Fr. Matthew Phelan, OdeM, Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes will assist as Deacon. Mr. James Griffin, Acolyte, St John the Baptist Catholic Church (Ordinariate), Bridgeport, PA  will assist as Sub-deacon. Rev. Fr. Phil Forlano, Pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Cornwell Heights, PA will preach.


All Reverend Clergy & Seminarians are welcome to attend in choir.

For more information contact Fr. McKale at,

or visit Our Lady of Lourdes website: