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Photo: Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Dec 8 2011, St. Stephen Church

Monday, April 20, 2015

Another First Friday Mass

Thanks to a couple of friends of the TLM.......

Mary Queen of Peace,
4423 Pearl Rd, Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 749-2323

First Friday Mass…in the Extraordinary Form of the Holy Roman Rite will be on Friday, May 1st at 8 pm. This Mass is celebrated according to the rubrics of the 1962 Roman Missal. Eucharistic Adoration, the praying of the Holy Rosary and Confessions follow the Mass. 

Now, even though the quote indicates a date of May 1, this is a regularly celebrated First Friday Traditional Latin Mass.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Holy Week

The liturgical schedule for Wednesday through Easter Sunday:

Spy Wednesday
7am,  Immaculate Conception
6:30pm,  Immaculate Conception
6:30pm,  St. Stephen
   Office of Tenebrae follows the 6:30pm Mass at St. Stephen

Maundy Thursday
6:30pm,  Immaculate Conception

Good Friday
6pm,  Immaculate Conception

Holy Saturday
11:30pm,  Immaculate Conception

Easter Sunday 
8am,  Immaculate Conception
9:30am  St. Stephen
12pm,  Immaculate Conception
1pm,  St Sebastians

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Palm Sunday, St. Stephen

Just a quick and important notice for you who plan on going to St. Stephen for Palm Sunday: The liturgy for Palm Sunday begins at 9:15am. This is to permit enough time for the blessing of palms and procession inside the church.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mar 25, Our Lady of Lebanon Shrine

A message from a Friend at the Our Lady of Lebanon shrine.

Feast of the Annunciation
Wednesday, March 25
High Mass (TLM)
at the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon
2759 North Lipkey Road
North Jackson, Ohio, 44451 

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Presentation on the TLM and Spiritual Conference

Special news from Sacred Heart Parish.  

Friday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m.:  We will be joined by Canon Matthew Talarico of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, who will lead us in the Stations of the Cross and who will have an presentation on the Extraordinary Form of the Mass followed by Benediction.  Come and learn more about this rich part of our Catholic heritage.

Saturday, March 7th at 8:00 a.m.:  Canon Talarico will offer Mass in the Extraordinary Form, we will have our regular First Saturday Devotions and then Canon will present a Spiritual Conference to the Society of the Sacred Heart.  If you are not a member of the Society, you are still very welcome to come to the conference.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Death of the Sinner, St. Alphonus

It may be of benefit to us to ponder the words of St. Alphonsus on this Ash Wednesday, as we begin this Lenten season of self sacrifice, conversion and spiritual growth. 
Death of the Sinner

Ash Wednesday, Akron

St. Sebastian will offer High Mass at 5:15pm on Ash Wednesday.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Ash Wednesday

Masses for Ash Wednesday:

St. Stephen
   7am Low Mass

Immaculate Conception Church, Cleveland
   7am Low Mass. Ashes will be distributed before mass and after mass.

   6:30pm High Mass. Ashes will be distributed after the homily and after mass.

The purpose of Lent is to be a season of fasting, self-denial, spiritual growth, conversion, and simplicity. Lent, which comes from the Teutonic (Germanic) word for springtime, can be viewed as a spiritual spring cleaning: a time for taking spiritual inventory and then cleaning out those things which hinder our corporate and personal relationships with Jesus Christ and our service to him. Thus it is fitting that the season of Lent begin with a symbol of repentance: placing ashes mixed with oil on one's head or forehead. However, we must remember that our Lenten disciplines are supposed to ultimately transform our entire person: body, soul, and spirit, and help us become more like Christ. Eastern Christians call this process theosis, which St. Athanasius describes as "becoming by grace what God is by nature."

Monday, February 9, 2015


In the last couple weeks, I have been asked by some friends of the TLM --and I thank you for this-- about the lack of updates being sent out. Please accept my apologies and know that it means much to me to help in any way that I can to promote the TLM.

A serious medical condition in our family has not afforded me the time or inclination to maintain this blog. Hopefully, God willing, I will be able to get back to some degree of normalcy and keep this resource updated with pertinent information for all of you attached to the Traditional Roman Rite, even in the midst of our difficult situation.

Humbly, I ask for your prayers for our family and also for this blog, for which so many have expressed to me their appreciation. I thank those of you who have helped with posting content and do encourage you to still send accurate information for posting. I also thank all of you who have taken the time to register for email updates.  It has been very edifying for me to see the growth of the Latin Mass Faithful here in Cleveland.

And not only so; but we glory also in tribulations, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience trial; and trial hope; And hope confoundeth not: because the charity of God is poured forth in our hearts, by the Holy Ghost, who is given to us.
Romans 5: 3-5

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Epiphany, Correction

Just a quick note to correct the Mass time for the feast of Epiphany at St Stephen. The correct mass time is 6:30pm, not 9:30am.