Sunday, August 03, 2014

Extraordinary Community News: Tridentine Mass-Inclusive Bus Tours to EWTN and the American South and to Historic Shrines of Eastern Canada

"I will go in unto the Altar of God
To God, Who giveth joy to my youth"

Tridentine Community News (August 3, 2014):
On the heels of last week’s announcement of the September 4 bus tour to Carey, Ohio’s Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, Mike Semaan’s Prayer Pilgrimages bus tour operation has announced that Tridentine Masses will be a part of two additional bus tours taking place over the coming weeks. Each tour includes daily Mass, sacred music concerts, meals, hotels, ample free time, as well as stops at major secular sights worth seeing.

Flyers with details about all three bus tours are available at the back of the church. To register for the tours or for further information, visit or call (248) 250-6005.

Sunday-Friday, August 24-29, a five-day tour to the American South will visit:

Alabama: EWTN’s studios in Birmingham, including seating in the audience for a broadcast of EWTN Live; Mother Angelica’s Our Lady of the Angels Monastery and Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville (with Tridentine Mass in the Lower Church); and St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman

Atlanta, Georgia: Cathedral of Christ the King; Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (with Tridentine High Mass tentatively scheduled as of press time) [pictured below]; and the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Nashville, Tennessee: St. Mary of the Seven Sorrows Church; Cathedral of the Incarnation

Cincinnati, Ohio: Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains

Kentucky: Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption; Church of the Mother of God; and the Fathers of Mercy Chapel (a traditionally-designed church, opened in 2008, pictured below)

Sunday-Friday, September 7-12, a five-day tour to the Historic Shrines of Eastern Canada will visit:

Quebec: Basilica of Notre Dame du Cap de la Madeleine; Basilica of Sainte Anne de Beaupré (with evening candlelight procession)

Quebec City: Notre Dame de Québec Cathedral Basilica (special Jubilee Year Indulgence), Notre Dame des Victoires Church; Ursuline Convent

Montreal: St. Joseph’s Basilica Oratory; Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral Basilica; St. Patrick’s Basilica; Notre Dame Basilica [pictured below]; Notre Dame de Bon Secours Chapel; Gesu Church

Ottawa: Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica; St. Patrick’s Basilica; Blessed Sacrament Church; St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Shrine

Tridentine Masses This Coming Week
  • Mon. 08/04 7:00 PM: Low Mass at St. Joseph (St. Dominic, Confessor)
  • Tue. 08/05 7:00 PM: Low Mass at St. Benedict/Assumption-Windsor (Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major)
[Comments? Please e-mail Previous columns are available at This edition of Tridentine Community News, with minor editions, is from the St. Albertus (Detroit), Academy of the Sacred Heart (Bloomfield Hills), and Assumption (Windsor) bulletin inserts for August 3, 2014. Hat tip to A.B., author of the column.]