Friday, August 7, 2015

Friday, August 14: First Vespers of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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 Titian's Assunta (1516–18).

Friday, August 14, 19:00 (7:00 PM)

 First Vespers of  the Assumption 
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
with Benediction
Hebdomadary: Rev. Fr. André Ramos

Map of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church

Join us on Friday, August 14 in Ramona to start the solemnity of the Assumption with Vespers followed by Benediction. The Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory. Hear this mystery unfolded in Gregorian chant.

UPDATE: Please notice that the service will begin one hour later than previously announced. New starting time is 19:00 (7:PM).

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Pictures of the Weekend's Events

 Fr. Scott Settimo and the serving party for Saturday's Requiem Mass for his mother, Mrs. Dolores Settimo. The Brothers of the Little Oratory along with members of Chorus Breviarii San Diego and friends, were proud to sing and serve for Fr. Scott and his family, including the traditional interment service which was sung at the graveside in El Camino Mortuary Park, Sorrento Valley. May her soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

In the following three pictures, Brothers and Chorus Breviarii members sing Sunday Vespers followed  at Immaculate Conception Church in Old Town. Hebdomadary is the parish pastor, Fr. Richard Perozich. The service was immediately followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and the singing of the seasonal Marian anthem before the shrine of  Our Lady.

Photos are courtesy of Fratellino.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Sunday, August 2: Vespers of the 10th Sunday after Pentecost

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The Pharisee and the Publican by James Tissot, 1886-94

Sunday, August 2, 15:00 (3 PM)
 Vespers of the 10th Sunday After Pentecost 
with Benediction
Hebdomadary: Rev. Fr. Richard Perozich

Map of Immaculate Conception Church

Please join us for Vespers at Immaculate Conception on Sunday, August 2. The theme will be the parable of the pharisee and the publican. The Lord teaches us that it is only through contrition that we may obtain forgiveness of our sins. The humble publican, the collaborationist with the Romans who had occupied Judea, showed a sorrow of soul and a hatred of sin committed, with a firm purpose of not sinning in the future. Therefore he was justified, while the proud pharisee was not. Hear all this in Gregorian chant.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

500th Anniversary of the Birth of St. Philip Neri

St. Philip Neri (1515-1595)
Today is the fifth centenary of the birth of our patron saint, St. Philip Neri, was was born in this  house in Florence. On the following day, he was baptized Philip Romolus in the nearby church of San Pier Gattolino. Holy Father Philip, pray to God for us.