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Missa Cantata & Blessing of Seeds – Birthday of the Virgin Mary
September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am EDTFree; Bring seeds, seedlings & flowers to be blessed
On Saturday, September 8, 2018, the Church Universal celebrates the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, nine months after the Solemnity of Our Lady’s Holy and Immaculate Conception in the womb of Saint Anne which we celebrate on December 8.
The Church celebrates the birthdays of three persons in it’s Liturgical Calendar, namely, Our Lord Jesus Christ on December 25, nine months after the Annunciation on March 25, The Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8, nine months after her Holy and Immaculate Conception on December 8, and the great forerunner and prophet Saint John the Baptist on June 24.
The Traditional Latin Sung Mass 1962 MR-EF will be offered at 10:30 AM. Following the Retiring Procession and Thanksgiving after Mass, Seeds, Seedlings and Flowers will be blessed at 11:30 AM. All are invited to assist at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and to bring seeds, seedlings and flowers to be blessed.
- Our Lady of Mount Carmel Pontifical Shrine and Parish Church
448 East 116th Street
New York, NY 10029 United States + Google Map
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