On Saturday, August 15, 2020 we celebrate the Assumption of our Blessed Mother. Our Mass schedule is the following:
Friday, August 14, 2020
5:15 PM Vigil Mass of the Assumption in the Chapel
Saturday, August 15, 2020
7:15 AM Mass of the Assumption in the Chapel
10:00 AM Mass of the Assumption in the Basilica in the Extraordinary Form. *
Mater Ecclesiae Parish’s Annual Mass of Thanksgiving. Solemn High Choral Mass.
12:05 PM Mass of the Assumption in the Chapel
All Masses are open to the public.
Parking available in the parking lot adjacent to the Cathedral on first come first serve basis, use entrance on 17th St. GPS address: 222 North 17th St. Philadelphia, PA 19103. High attendance is expected at the 10:00 AM Mass, Gateway Parking Garage is a good alternative a block away on 16th St, between Race and Vine Streets.
* Recommended resources on the Mass in the Extraordinary Form:
♦ Learn about the Mass in the Extraordinary Form
♦ Sancta Missa – Ordo Misae (Order of Mass)
♦ Traditional Latin Mass Heavenly Liturgy
♦ The Little Red Book – Excellent for beginners. This booklet provides a compact source for praying the old Mass in Latin as well as other traditional prayers and meditations. It has all of the parts of the Mass with the exception of the readings and short prayers of the particular day.
♦ Roman Catholic Daily Missal 1962 juxta typicam (typical edition) of the Missale Romanum
Past Celebration: Thursday, August 15, 2019
5:15 Vigil Mass, with Liturgical Music, in the Chapel (Wednesday)
7:15 am in the Chapel
11:30 – 12:00 PM Sacrament of Penance/Confessions
12:05 pm, with Liturgical Music, in the Basilica
12:35 pm, in the Chapel
5:15 pm, with Liturgical Music, in the Chapel
*7:00 pm in the Extraordinary Form, in the Basilica. Mater Ecclesiae Church will celebrate the Annual Mass of Thanksgiving; it will be a Solemn High Choral Mass. www.materecclesiae.org