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Archive for April, 2009

Easter Sunday 2009

The following photos are from the  9:30 AM Easter Sunday Mass.


Easter Vigil 2009

The following photos are from the first Easter Vigil in many many years at St. Josaphat according to the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.

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By His wounds we were healed….



Holy Thursday 2009

The following are some photos from our first Tridentine Holy Thursday Mass at St. Josaphat.  Some of you may remember a Holy Thursday Mass being held at St. Josaphat last year, however, that was done in Latin according to the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite. 

Shrine Photo Post III

The following photos include photos by William Yap and Paul Schultz. This is the final photo post for our series on the Tridentine Mass at the Shrine.

Indeed this was a very historic event in the history of the Shrine. We hope that many profited spiritually from the graces offered by God on that day. We invite you to post your personal comments about the Shrine Mass in our comments section.


Shrine Mass Instructive to Many
From the Tridentine Community News 3/22/2009

This past Wednesday, March 18, Royal Oak’s National Shrine of the Little Flower held an historic Solemn High Tridentine Mass as part of their Lenten Wednesday Liturgy series. Readers of this column who attended the Mass felt quite at home: Msgr. George Browne, Deacon Richard Bloomfield, and Fr. Peter Hrytsyk were at the altar, assisted by a joint group of St. Josaphat and Assumption-Windsor’s altar servers and choir members

Over 500 people attended, attracted in part, no doubt, by the article that Shrine pastor Msgr. William Easton wrote in the March 15 edition of their parish bulletin, available on-line at:

Fifteen Red Missals were sold, and the choir received several compliments, both encouraging signs of newfound interest in the Traditional Liturgy.A story and additional photos were posted on The New Liturgical Movement blog, at:, and positive reactions were posted on Catholic Answers’ Forum. It was an honor for our communities to be invited to participate in such an event.

Shrine Photo Post II

Well, here are more photos from Shrine.dsc00370