Total Eclipse Planning

Posted June 5, 2017 4:03 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Total Eclipse Planning

I am giving strong consideration to the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse.
Plans are to be made.
A strong contender must be in Missouri, near to St. Joseph and to Gower, which the wonderful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles are to be found.

However, it may be that it is too late now to organize some large Eclipse/Blognic.
That said… I’m thinking a special Solemn Eclipse Mass with custom vestments.  A friend of mine wrote:
“Black with a moon face?”
To which I responded:
“Black with a black circle surrounded by wavy gold and silver?”
Thus, he:
“Here’s a pattern we can use. Maybe we can borrow the monstrance.”

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