This evening at Holy Innocents NYC there will be First Friday devotions and Holy Mass following the afternoon’s daily Eucharistic Adoration at the 5:45pm Benediction

Following the Angelus at 6 bells the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is to be a  Missa Cantata of the Virgin and Martyr – Saint Agatha offered in red – with choir


Also for First Friday, tonight –  the lit exterior gothic castle and immaculately restored interior of Our Lady of Good Council on 90th between 2nd and 3rd Avenues will have it’s first All Night First Friday replete with Adoration and all the traditional Catholic devotions –

More details on the flyer link below

OLGC First Friday All Night Vigil

Honoring First Saturday Devotions


The Catholic Arts Society will host an in-depth lecture on Sacred Art and Architecture  – ‘The Incarnation & Transfiguration And It’s Implications For Art’ . Denis McNamara ! will give this lecture on rediscovering the iconic nature of Church buildings.

(7:30m this Saturday evening February 6th at the Catholic Arts Center at NYU on Thompson Street (to be followed by reception and traditional Office of Compline)

See flyer for more details on the link

_____ CAS Lecture Series The Spirit And The Flesh

Catholic Underground – First Saturday 

Traditional Holy Hour at 7:30pm

Followed by contemporary music in the Underground space followed by Compline

This month’s entertainment is the Catholic kids band ‘Pelican 212’

Pelican 212

See site for more details

Holy Innocents NYC

This coming first Sunday of February (February 7, 2016), at 10:30 AM, Holy Innocents will celebrate the 115th Anniversary of its Consecration

The photograph below shows the stellar, and to this day intact, High Altar where traditional Mass, also to this day, is offered. Additionally and sorrowfully it also depicts the gorgeous side Altars lost under the furry of the last iconoclasm era in post of the late 1960s.

______Holy Innocents 1901

In West Orange, NJ At Saint Anthony of Padua the Feast Mass of Candlemas will be re-offered at 11:00am and people can bring their house vigil and storm candles (if they are at least 51% beeswax) to the main Altar for the Rite of Blessing that will take place following an interior Candle procession Oratory Bulletin on the link

Click to access bulletin980084-01-31-2016.pdf

For those looking for the traditional Mass of Sunday(the 50th day from Easter)  for this Sunday, and /or  having already attended Candlemas on Tuesday

The Society of Saint Pius the X at Saint Anthony of Padua In North Caldwell, NJ will offer the Holy Sacrifice of The Mass in the Traditional Quinquagesima Sunday of the day as well as the Commemoration of Saint Ramuald (Appropriately the founder of eremitical asceticism)

On Monday February 8th, 2016

Catholic Philosophy Class – Series – (restarts) On The Sacred Tradition according to Saint Thomas Aquinas and the Baltimore Catechism with Father John Perricone PhD – This priceless class is a free will offering and held in the corner Church Hall of Saint Anthony of Padua, Jersey City from 7:00pm – to- 9:00pm

With alternating Mondays the full schedule is as follows

February 8, 22, March 7, 21, April 4, 18, May 2, 16, June 6, 20

*Reminder Notice*

For Pancake (Fat) Tuesday February 9th – Shrovetide ends at Vespers and in our secular world – internationally Carnivale’ season ends, bringing us to order after the 6 bells and the Angelus

Photograph of typical Carnivale’ crowds – in South America – 2015 -inset

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On Ash Wednesday February 10th, over 10,000 people will come in and out of various services and devotions at Holy Innocents NYC to recieve Ashes

In honor of this great day Holy Innocents will kick off daily 8:00am offering of Traditional Low Mass !!! (please stop in before work to support on some mornings !!!)

*High Mass continues at 6:00pm weekdays with choir and chant on Tuesdays and Fridays, and also of course with full choir for important non-Sunday Memorials and Feast days as well as  * 1:00pm Saturdays and regular Sunday morning High Mass *

Ash Wednesday February 10th, in Newark NJ

Solemn High Mass at 7:00pm at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel at 259 Oliver Street in the Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian section of the Iron Bound district of Newark.

The Reverend Monsignor Joseph Ambrosio will offer the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass  WITH  two seminarians from the Archdiocese ! as Deacon and Subdeacon and a contingent of Altar servers and traditional choir !

Hope to see you there !

On Saturday February 20th from 11:00am to 3:00pm

Saint Anthony of Padua, Jersey City, will offer a Lenten Day Of Reflection

Father John Perricone will host traditional Conference – Reflections – A Confessionals Sacrament of Penance –  Benediction – Rosary –  traditional Catholic devotions and Holy Mass

See flyer for more details on the link

Lenten Day of Recollection #4 ( February 20 2016 St. Francis Zurbaran)

Holy Innocents Candlemas

Ave Maria