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Miami Jubilee Vespers + Primum Regnum Dei

September 28, 2008 Leave a comment

Tonight, at 4:30pm, the Miami Seminarians were at St Mary’s Cathedral in Little Haiti for Vespers (evening prayer) and a special recognition awards service started by Bishop Carroll called Primum Regnum Dei.

    

Miami vocation monstrance pilgrimage begins

Miami Vocation Monstrance @ St Mary\'s Cathedral @ VespersMiami Vocation Monstrance @ St Mary\'s Cathedral @ VespersToday begins a 2 week pilgrimage in the Archdiocese of Miami of a monstrance blessed by Pope John Paul II to encourage vocations, especially in this Golden Jubilee year.  It starts today at the Cathedral and travels to a different parish each day, ending on Sunday April 20 here at St John Vianney College Seminary. (flyer with all location here — pdf Acrobat file)

Today at 4pm, we were at St Mary’s Cathedral for Vespers (Night Prayer) with benediction & adoration with the visiting vocation monstrance.  A great sermon by Archbishop Favalora with a memorable exit (wave).

St John Neumann + Jubilee Vespers

MASS – (Fr Michael) — Today was our monthly Sunday parish visitation.  This week was 11am Mass at St John Neumann Parish in south Miami.  All 64 of us seminarians were in the front rows in our black suits in a beautiful parish (tour of their parish on their website here).  The homily highlighted the lives of both Pope John Paul II and the founding Archbishop Coleman Carroll.  We stayed after Mass to talk with parishoner and were treated to lunch.  — A great experience.  Special thanks to Fr Carmelo Romanello for concelebrating the Mass.
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JUBILEE VESPERS – (Archbishop Favalora) — today is the 49th birthday of the Archdiocese of Miami and the beginning of a yearlong celebration leading up to the 50th Jubilee of our diocese.  At 4pm, the Miami seminarians joined Vespers (evening prayer for Liturgy of the Hours) at St Mary’s Cathedral led by the Archbishop.  It was a beautiful service with clergy, religious and laity from all over the archdiocese praying vespers with cantors, organ & choir. 
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