PHOTOS – 2 Nov – All Souls Day – Pontifical Requiem @MadisonDiocese

Posted November 2, 2017 11:49 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

PHOTOS – 2 Nov – All Souls Day – Pontifical Requiem @MadisonDiocese

This evening we had a lovely Pontifical Requiem at the Throne in the traditional form of the Roman Rite, celebrated for the intention of deceased priests and bishops of the diocese.
Here are some shots:

Introibo ad altare Dei…

Lots of this goes on in a Pontifical Mass.  Miters are important symbols.  In a Requiem, the bishop uses the plain white miter, trimmed with a little red.

The subdeacon sings the Epistle.

Heading to the altar.  The bishop wanted to use his own chasuble tonight.


The sermon follows Mass in the Requiem.  The bishop’s voice was giving out, so he asked the undersigned to say a few

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