The Octave Day of Christmas and Feast of the Circumcision of Our Lord will be observed on in a celebration low Mass in the traditional Latin form on Sunday, January 1 at 2:00 pm, at St. Stanislaus Church, State Street at Eld Street, New Haven. The Reverend Matthew Mauriello will be the celebrant.
The Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph will be observed at St. Stanislaus Church in a celebration of High Mass in the traditional Latin form on Sunday, January 8, at 2:00 pm.
We encourage our members and friends to partake of the graces that flow from the immemorial liturgy during this blessed season.
The first Sunday in Advent will be observed in a celebration of High Mass in the traditional Latin form on Sunday, November 27, at 2:00 pm at St. Stanislaus Church, State Street at Eld Street, New Haven. The Reverend Richard G. Cipolla, Pastor Emeritus of St. Mary’s Church, Norwalk will be the celebrant.
During the season of Advent, the Church reflects upon the twofold coming of our Savior: His birth at Bethlehem which will enlighten the world until the end of time, and His return at the last judgment when He comes to condemn the guilty to the flames and call the just with a loving voice to heaven.
Let us prepare for the Christmas feast by holy prayers and fasting and by reforming our lives, that we may be ready for that last great assize upon which depends the fate of our soul for all eternity. And all this with confidence for those “who wait upon the Lord will never be confounded” as expressed in the Introit, Gradual and Offertory of the Mass on this day.
Music for this service will include the Gregorian Mass Ordinary XI (“Orbis factor”), the Gregorian chant proper for the first Sunday in Advent (“Ad te levavi,” the hymn “Conditor alme siderum” by Guillaume Dufay, and the motet“Alma Redemptoris mater” by Felice Anerio.
The annual St. Gregory Purgatorial Society High Mass of Requiem will be offered this Thursday evening, November 10, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Church for members and friends of the Society as well as those enrolled in the Saint Gregory Purgatorial Society . The Reverend Robert L. Turner, Pastor of St. Ambrose Parish, North Branford, will be the celebrant. This beautiful Mass of the Dead offered in the traditional rite is one of the most edifying experiences to be had by a faithful Christian. We urge our members and friends to attend and to enroll departed family members and friends in the Purgatorial Society for 2022-23. Please click the ”Purgatorial Society” button to the left for further information and access to the enrollment form.
The Feast All Saints will be observed in a celebration of Low Mass at St. Stanislaus Church, State Street at Eld Street in New Haven, on Tuesday, 1 November, at 5:30 pm. The Reverend Peter Lenox, Episcopal Vicar for Liturgy and Worship, Diocese of Bridgeport, will be the celebrant.