Mass Times: Welcome to St. Lawrence Martyr R-C Church
Sunday, 12 May, 2013 + Ascension of the Lord + Dominica post Ascensionem ~ II. classis
Readings for English / Italian (Ordinary Form) Mass
First Reading: Acts 1.1-11 Resp. Psalm: Ephesians 1.17-23
Second Reading: Heb. 9.24-28; 10.19-23 +Gospel:John 13:31-33, 34-35
Mass Propers (to use with “Red Books”) for traditional Latin Extraordinary Form Mass
St. Lawrence Martyr Roman-Catholic Church, located in Toronto’s east end, offers Holy Mass in English (“Ordinary Form“) and Italian (“Forma Ordinario“) as well as the Traditional Latin Mass (according to the 1962 Missal). Long the centre of a vibrant and passionately-engaged faithful Italian community, September 2011 saw the establishment of a daily traditional Latin Tridentine (“Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite“) Mass.
SLTM Church is easily accessible by car or transit and is the only Roman-Catholic Toronto Church offering the traditional Latin Mass offering ample parking facilities for motorists behind the Church and is fully accessible via the side entrance.
Is this The Latin Mass? Sunday 1pm Mass satisfies Sunday Obligation for Roman-Catholics; Latin Low Mass (1962 Rubrics/Usus Antiquior). Confessions heard 15 minutes prior to all Latin Masses. All Roman-Catholics and visiting non-Catholics are welcome to come to St. Lawrence Martyr Church and hear traditional Latin Low Mass as it was said for over 400 years. Those interested to learn more about the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite are directed to the following off-site reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extraordinary_form_of_the_Roman_Rite[/wpspoiler]
Silently Praying the Mass Contemplatively–I don’t know Latin! The Traditional Latin Low Mass (Missa Lecta, or “Read Mass,” standardised by Pope Paul V in 1570 in response to the Council of Trent; hence, “Tridentine Mass”) is a perfect complement to today’s modern Mass of Pope Paul VI, which Catholics have known as “the Mass” since 1970. It emphasizes contemplatively praying the Mass with minimal interruptions; the Altar Servers provide vocal responses for the faithful in attendance, freeing you to focus on praying the Mass without the distraction of “keeping up” and giving responses at the same time as everyone else.[/wpspoiler]
Latin Mass Missals and Veils