Father Gabriel’s Mass of Thanksgiving at Saint Patrick

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Father Gabriel incenses the altar.

 

 

Asperges me

Asperges me

 

 

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Father Daniel proclaims the Gospel.

 

 

 

 

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Father Daniel delivers a stirring homily on the priesthood.

 

 

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Father Gabriel waits to receive the bread and the wine.

 

 

Incensation of the gifts

Incensation of the Gifts

 

 

Incensation of the priest

Incensation of the priest

 

 

elevation of the host

Elevation of the Host

 

 

 

Elevation of the Chalice

Elevation of the Chalice

 

 

Mememto Domine...

Memento, Domine…

 

 

Preparation for Holy Communion

Preparation for Holy Communion

 

 

Ecce Agnus Dei

Ecce Agnus Dei

 

 

 

Father Gabriel distributes Holy Communion to the Children's Choir.

Father Gabriel distributes Holy Communion to the Children’s Choir.

 

 

At the end of the Mass Father Gabriel expressed his joy at becoming the pastor of Saint Patrick, much to Father Daniel's surprise!

At the end of the Mass, Father Gabriel expressed his joy at becoming the pastor of Saint Patrick, much to Father Daniel’s surprise!

 

 

The recessional

The recessional

 

 

 

recessional

The serves lead the Canons out of the church.

 

 

 

First blessing

Father Gabriel imparted his blessing during the reception in the parish hall.

 

 

Father Gabriel cuts the cake

Father Gabriel cuts the cake