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.
Click on the photo above for the full photo gallery of the Solemn High Mass and first blessing.
This morning (June 8, 2015), the recently ordained Rev. Fr. Timothy O’Brien, FSSP, celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving (Solemn High Mass) at the Carmelite Monastery of Jesus, Mary and Joseph (Kensington, CA). Fr. O’Brien was ordained to the priesthood by the Most Rev. James Douglas Conley, Bishop of Lincoln, Nebraska last May 30, 2015 (Ember Saturday of Pentecost). Click on the photo above to view the photo gallery of the Solemn High Mass. The schedule for the remainder of his First Masses in California are as follows:
June 9: San Juan Batista Mission (8:30 am)
June 10: San Carlos Borromeo Mission (3 pm) (not in the main chapel)
June 11: San Miguel Mission (TBA)
June 12: St. Victors (LA) 7 pm
June 13: San Juan Capistrano Mission (9:00am)
A Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form was celebrated by Rev. Canon Matthew Talarico at the Oratory of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (San Jose, CA) on June 4, 2015, followed by an outdoor candlelight Eucharistic Procession around the church for the Feast of Corpus Christi. Click on the photo to view the photo gallery.