Memorial Mass for Blessed John Paul II

Published on Oct 17th, 2011 by Austin Keith | 0
Bishop Felipe J. Estévez will celebrate a Memorial Mass for Blessed John Paul II on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. The Cathedral is located at 38 Cathedral Place across from the plaza in downtown St. Augustine.The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments on April 11, 2011, granted diocesan bishops permission to observe a liturgical memorial for Blessed John Paul II during the year following his beatification.

Bishop Estévez has granted permission that this memorial may be celebrated in parishes of the Diocese of St. Augustine on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. Check with your parish to see if a Memorial Mass is planned for this day.The observance is for this year only and is limited to Masses and liturgies for this day. The observance is not to be transferred to Mass of anticipation for the 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time.