Monday, 26 March 2012

Pontifical Low Mass

The Emeritus-bishop of Christchurch NZ, the Most Reverend Basil Meeking, is once again visiting Australia and will be celebrating some of the Rites of the Holy Week Triduum at Saint Aloysius' Church, Caulfield North (Archdiocese of Melbourne).

In the adjacent photographs, His Lordship is depicted offering Pontifical Low Mass at the Caulfield Church, assisted by Fathers Glen Tattersall and Colin Marshall.  These photographs were taken by Dr Chris Steward and are the copyright of the Catholic Community of the Blessed JH Newman.

A chasuble made by the Saint Bede Studio is being worn by the Bishop.  It is in the Saint Philip Neri style and made from purple dupion silk.

A timetable of the Holy Week Liturgies at Caulfield, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form, may be found here.

Click on the images for enlarged views.