Pictures of recent events

Wednesday luncheon June 2019


EASTER VIGIL 2019

Before the Vigil

Before the Vigil in the loft

The Creation story begins...

The sea monster

"God made domesticated animals and wild animals"

God made people as well...

... and it was good!

Jackie Sutton singing "Go Down Moses" and other spirituals

Shirley O'Morrow telling the story of Exodus from the point of view of Myriam, the sister of Moses



Lighting the new fire

Incense in the thurible

Blessing the Paschal Candle

The Easter procession begins...


... and continues...





Fr. Gianluigi and Jan Aldrich singing the Exultet (in Jan's arrangement)

The presentation of Owen, the candidate to baptism. In the center: Alicia (mother) and Tim (father) with Andrew (brother)

Little Owen and his family, with Stephen (brother) in the foreground

People praying for Owen...

... more people praying for Owen

Owen's baptism

Procession back to the altar


Easter Collect

During the Epistle reading...

"In baptism, we have been buried and risen with Christ"


Gospel procession and Gospel reading

"Returning from the tomb, the women told all of this to the Eleven and to all the rest. It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with who told this to the apostles. But these words seemed to them an idle tale and they did not believe them. But Peter got up and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking i n he saw the linen cloths by themselves; then he went home, amazed at what had happened" (Luke 24: 9-12)


Lightening of the church


Lightening of the corona

Lightening and uncovering of icons and statues

Announcement of the Resurrection




Homily

Passing the peace


Offertory procession

Immixtio

Censing the gifts

Censing the gifts

Eucharistic prayer

Holy Communion

Blessing

The Blessed Sacrament is returned to the tabernacle

The sanctuary lamp is lit again

Recession

Dismissal: "Depart in peace, alleluia, alleluia!"

Happy priest, proud mother, and gentle baby Owen

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