Wednesday, February 19, 2014

LMS Pilgrimage to Ramsgate with Bishop Schneider

2010 08 12_7343
Bishop Schneider celebrating Mass in Downside Abbey for the LMS in 2009
As well as speaking at the LMS One Day Conference (book here) on Saturday 24th May, Bishop Athanasius Schneider will lead the first Latin Mass Society Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Augustine in Ramsgate, on the Feast of St Augustine of Canterbury which providentially falls on Monday 26th.

Church of St Augustine, St Augustine’s Road, Ramsgate, CT11 9PA
Pontifical High Mass at 12pm,
followed by Veneration of the Relic

Mass will be preceded by a procession at 11am with the Relic of St Augustine.
The procession leaves the Shrine and takes a route along the cliffs and back to the church.

Pilgrims who have bought a packed lunch will be able to eat it in the church's has a cloister or a room, and there is also a cafe close by.

Another procession along the cliffs in honour of St Augustine

In the evening, at 7pm, there will be Rosary and Benediction. There will also be a reading from St Bede's account of St Augustine's bringing the Catholic Faith to England.

The Shrine at Ramsgate is a stunning Pugin church, near Pugin's own house. The Shrine has been created only recently, but the present Custodian, Fr Marcus Holden. Here's a video news story about Fr Holden's successful big for Lottery money to restore the church.

1 comment: