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Tridentine Confirmations 2014




Pontifical Baptism in the Extraordinary Form Photos

The following photos are from our recent Pontifical Baptism in the Extraordinary Form. The celebrant was Bishop Francis Reiss, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit. This is the first time that a bishop has celebrated Baptism according to the Old Rite since the liturgical reforms.
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The bishop changes from the purple vestments into the white or gold vestments for the Baptism of the child.daniel baptism-23daniel baptism-24daniel baptism-25daniel baptism-26daniel baptism-32daniel baptism-39

Extraordinary Form Confirmations 2013

On Pentecost Sunday we celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation. The celebrant for the Confirmations was Bishop Francis Reiss.

We had 16 Confirmandi comprised of young people from St. Josaphat Church and Holy Family Church in Columbus, OH.

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Easter Vigil 2013



More Photos from the Pontifical Low Mass with Bishop Reiss (Last Post)


More from the Pontifical Low Mass with Bishop Reiss

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Pontifical Low Mass with Bishop Reiss: Post I

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