Friday, March 20, 2020

Live-Steam Masses and Liturgy at St. Albert the Great Priory, Oakland CA

Chapel of St. Albert the Great Priory, Oakland
Here in the Bay Area, the bishops have closed churches to public Masses.  To allow the faithful to participate, at least spiritually, in the community Masses inside our priory, the Western Dominican Province began last Sunday to simulcast our major services here on the Province Website.

For the convenience of readers wishing to view the Masses, here is the calendar of Masses to be simulcast through April, including the preachers:

3rd Sunday of Lent, March 15, 9:30 a.m.
    Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P., Prof. of History
4th Sunday of Lent, March 22, 9:30 a.m.
    Fr. Christopher Fadok, O.P., Prior Provincial
The Annunciation of the Lord, March 25, 5;00 p.m.
    Fr. James Thompson, O.P., Prior of St. Albert's
5th Sunday of Lent, March 29, 9:30 a.m.
    Fr. Bryan Kromholtz, O.P., Academic Dean
Dominican Rite Missa Cantata in Time of Pestilence, April 4, 10:30 a.m.
    Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P., Prof. of History
Palm Sunday, April 5, 9:30 a.m.
    Fr. John Marie Bingham, O.P., Vocations Director
Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper, April 9, 7:30 p.m.
    Fr. Christopher Fadok O.P., Prior Provincial
Good Friday Celebration of the Lord's Passion, April 10, 7:30 p.m.
    Fr. Michael Fones, O.P., Provincial Socius
Easter Vigil, April 11, 8:30 p.m.
    Fr. James Thompson, Prior of St. Albert's
Easter Sunday, April 12, 9:30 a.m.
    Fr. James Moore, O.P., Development Director
2nd Sunday of Easter, April 19, 9:30 a.m.
    Fr. Michael Sweeney, O.P., Catherine of Siena Institute Director
3rd Sunday of Easter, April 26, 9:30 a.m.
    Fr. Bryan Kromholtz, O.P., Academic Dean

Notc also that the Holy See has granted Plenary Indulgences for those ill with Coronavirus and their caregivers when they unite themselves to the Mass or Rosary through media like these streamed liturgies.

The Western Province intends to continue live-streaming of Sunday Masses and celebrations of major feasts for as long as the Coronavirum situation continues.

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