External Solemnity of Saints Peter & Paul

First Solemn High Mass of Fr. Michael Hendershott

Holy Ghost Church (Knoxville, TN) - June 28, 2015 

 

Photography by Roy Ehman

 

This Mass celebrated by Fr. Hendershott in the extraordinary form on the day following his ordination, and accompanied by the Knoxville Latin Mass Schola singing the Ordinary in the choral setting of Mozartís Missa Brevis in G, was a significant event in the life of the Knoxville Latin Mass Community. As a high school student back in 2005, he served our very first indult Mass in Knoxville which was celebrated by Fr. John Orr, who stood as the assistant priest at Fr. Hendershottís side as he himself celebrated the traditional Latin Mass for the first time. Click here for more at Fr. Zís blog.

 

 

Prayers at the foot of the altar

 

 

The incense is prepared

 

 

Celebrant blessing the deacon before he chants the Gospel

 

 

Preparing the offering

 

 

The subdeacon holding the veiled paten is incensed

 

 

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Adoration of the Body of Christ

 

 

Adoration of the Precious Blood

 

 

The deacon (at right) chants the 2nd Confiteor before Holy Communion

 

 

The final blessing

 

 

Chanting the Salve Regina at the close of Mass

 

 

The recessional

 

 

Sacred ministers, priests in choro, and servers kneeling

to receive the celebrantís blessing right after Mass

(Photo by Howard Hendershott)

 

 

After-Mass group photo taken with Fr. Michael Hendershott (celebrant) and Fr. John Orr (assist. priest)

(Photo by Howard Hendershott)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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