There will be a Solemn High Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form to be celebrated by Fr. Alvin Yu (assisted by Fathers Joseph Illo and John Chung) on November 2, 2017 (Thursday, 6:30 PM) at Star of the Sea Parish (4420 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118). Please come and join us in offering our prayers in this mass for our beloved deceased.
Full HD video of Father Alvin Antonio Yu’s First Mass in the Extraordinary Form (Traditional Latin Mass) last month at Sts. Peter and Paul in San Francisco is now available for viewing by clicking here.
As part of his “First” Masses, he will be coming to St. Margaret Mary’s (1219 Excelsior Ave, Oakland, CA 94610) on August 6, Transfiguration Sunday, to celebrate the 12:30PM Mass in the Extraordinary Form. Potluck reception follows at the Father Kozina Hall (parish basement). Everyone is invited!
There will be a Solemn High Dominican Rite Mass tomorrow, Saturday (April 2), 10AM at the St. Albert the Great Priory (6172 Chabot Rd., Oakland, CA). The celebrant will be Fr. Anselm Ramelow, OP, Professor of Philosophy at the Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology. Recitation of the Marian Rosary will follow immediately. Visitors and guests are welcome; pew booklets with the text of Mass in Latin and English will be provided. There is ample parking on the street and in the priory parking lot next to the chapel.
It was a great joy to welcome back Fr. Eric Forbes, OFM Cap., last Sunday (November 8, 2015) at St. Margaret Mary’s on the occasion of his 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood that he is celebrating this year. The special event started with a Solemn High Mass with Father Forbes as the celebrant. Various seminarians from the nearby dioceses were on hand to assist at the mass in choro. After mass, a festive reception was hosted at the Father Kozina Hall. We had a chance to welcome back Fr. Gabriel Mosher, O.P., as well , who was also visiting that weekend. Click on the photo to view pictures on our smugmug gallery.
We were able to attend the Society of the Sacred Heart Annual Spiritual Retreat at the University of St. Mary of the Lake Conference Center, Mundelein, IL (also known as the Mundelein Seminary) last month. The Society is the lay association within the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest. This video is a recording of the Solemn High Mass of Ember Saturday in Pentecost Octave, celebrated by the Very Rev. Msgr. Gilles Wach, Founder and Prior General of the Institute. We will be posting some pictures from the retreat in the next few days or so.
Fr. Gabriel Thomas Mosher, O.P, celebrated his First Mass of Thanksgiving – A Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form (Roman Rite), at St. Margaret Mary’s Church (Oakland, CA) last June 14, 2015. The mass celebrated was the External Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, with the composition “Missa Cordi Sacro” by Frank LaRocca sung by the Pacific Collegium Choir. He was assisted by Fr. Donald Morgan (Deacon) and Abbe Kevin Kerscher (Subdeacon). Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P., was the homilist.
After mass, Father Gabriel imparted his first blessing. A festive reception followed at the Father Kozina Hall. Click on the photos for the full photo gallery of the Solemn High Mass, first blessing and reception. Video of the entire mass recorded by the Traditional Latin Mass Society of San Francisco will be posted shortly.
The newly ordained Fr. Gabriel Thomas Mosher, O.P, continued to celebrate his First Masses of Thanksgiving this past few days. On June 11, 2015, he celebrated a Solemn Mass in the Dominican Rite – A Votive Mass of the Holy Name of Jesus, at St. Dominic’s Church in San Francisco, CA. He was assisted by Br. Chris Brannan, O.P., (Deacon) and Fr. Peter Hannah, O.P. (Subdeacon). Fr. Michael Hurley, O.P., was the homilist. Br. Gregory Liu, O.P., was the Senior acolyte; Br. Joseph Selinger, was the Junior acolyte; Br. Damien Lach, was the Thurifer; and Br. Matthew Heynen, was the Crucifer. Music was provided by the St. Dominic’s Schola Cantorum.
Fr. Gabriel Mosher is scheduled to celebrate a Solemn High Mass (Roman Rite) at St. Margaret Mary’s in Oakland, CA on June 14, 2015, at 12:30pm. There is a special reception following the mass at the Fr. Kozina Hall.