High Altar at its most austere.
Fr. Roman leads the people in Gorskie żale.
The 11th Stations
I was particularly struck by the 11th station as I stood under it. The Lord's eyes looking back at you. "See how much I love you," they seem to say.
St. Josaphat before the Good Friday Liturgy in the Extraordinary Form
Bishop Reese and Abbé Connaughton before the Liturgy
Abbé Connaughton chants the lesson
Ecce Lignum Crucis, in quo salus mundi pependit.
Patrick arranges flowers on the high altar at St. Joseph
Dorothy tends to the altar cloths.
Relic of the true cross on the high altar.
Almost ready for the great vigil.
Sanctuary lamp is out.
Back to Sweetest Heart for a rare Good Friday Fish Fry.
Which ended up making us late for tenebrae.
Tenebrae ends at the tomb.
And so we wait. St. Joseph's tonight for the Great Vigil!