Service of Ordination to the Priesthood
Deacon George Ortiz-Guzman will be ordained a priest in the Catholic Church on June 26, 2013, at 10:00am. Services will be held in the sanctuary of St. Margaret's Catholic Parish. Bishop Cirilo Flores will celebrate the Ordination Mass, assisted by Ordinary Jeffrey Steenson. A reception celebrating this historical moment will follow the service.
First Catholic Mass in the Anglican Tradition
Fr. George Ortiz-Guzman will celebrate his first Catholic Mass* in Anglican Tradition on Thursday, June 27, at 7:00pm, in the sanctuary of St. Margaret's Catholic Parish.
First Sunday Eucharistic Mass in the Anglican Tradition
St. Augustine's will celebrate its first Eucharistic Mass* as part of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter June 30, 2013. Services will begin at 12:45pm in the main sanctuary St. Margaret's Catholic Parish. Please invite others interested in becoming part of the Ordinariate to join us. A reception will follow this service.
Catholic Eucharistic Masses in the Anglican Tradition
Regular Sunday services* will be held at 12:45pm beginning July 7, 2013. Participants are invited to begin participation in activities in the Lion's Den at 11:30am. The following schedule will be in place for each Sunday:
11:30am Coffee Hour [meet and socialize with friends]**
11:45am Catechism [Christian Education during Coffee Hour]
12:00pm Singing/Saying of the 'Angelus'
12:15pm Conclusion of Coffee Hour [clean-up of meeting area]**
12:45pm Celebration of the Holy Eucharist [main sanctuary]
*WHO MAY RECEIVE COMMUNION?
Our fellow Christians
We welcome our fellow Christians to this celebration of the Eucharist as our brothers and sisters. We pray that our common baptism and the action of the Holy Spirit in the Eucharist will draw us closer to one another and begin to dispel the sad divisions which separate us. We pray that these will lessen and finally disappear, in keeping with Christ’s prayer for us “that they may all be one” (John17:21). Because Catholics believe that the celebration of the Eucharist is a sign of the reality of the oneness of faith, life, and worship, members of those churches with whom we are not yet fully united are ordinarily not admitted to Holy Communion. Eucharistic sharing in exceptional circumstances by other Christians requires permission according to the directives of the diocesan bishop and the provisions of canon law (Canon 844.4).
** The Communion Fast begins one hour before receiving Holy Communion, not before the beginning of Mass.
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