Advent News: St. Alphonsus Liguori National Shrine, Baltimore, MD - Rorate Mass, December 15th, 2018

The National Shrine of Saint Alphonsus Liguori in Baltimore will again celebrate a "Rorate Mass" on Saturday, December 15th, 2018.  This is the day before Gaudete Sunday, the Third Sunday of Advent.   The Mass is celebrated near sunrise and the entire Church is lit by candlelight.  Some of the quotes below are taken from the Parish's website.  Please note that even if you cannot attend, you may choose to donate candles which will be lit that day and burn for your intentions.

“Rorate, caeli, desuper, et nubes pluant justum, aperiatur terra, et germinet Salvatorem.”

Rorate Mass Proper

15 December 2018.  6:30 am.

"One of the most beautiful Masses of the year.  Offered in honor of Our Lady, and lit entirely by candlelight as we await the dawn – the coming of the Light to the world in the birth of Our Saviour.

Donate your candle now, to be lit that morning and to burn for seven days and seven nights in the Shrine for your intentions."

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