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Jamila Moss Easter Vigil Religion 232 Project


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Jamila Moss Easter Vigil Religion 232 Project

  1. 1. Triduum and Easter Vigil 2013Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church Jamila A. A. Moss Religion 232 Project April 15, 2013
  2. 2. Our Lady of Mount CarmelCatholic Parish100 Harpersville RoadNewport News, Va. 23601757-595-0385PastorFather John David RamseyPriest in ResidenceFather Peter TranPastoral AssociateRCIA InstructorJanet Hassan
  3. 3. RCIA ClassAlthough they differ from parish to parish theclasses cover:• The Life of Christ• The Holy Trinity• The Virgin Mary• Prayer• Scriptures• Catholic Tradition• The 7 Sacraments
  4. 4. TRIDUUM• Concludes Lent and begins Easter season• Begins on the Thursday before Easter at the Mass of the Lord’s Supper• Includes Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday (Easter Vigil)• Ends at evening vespers on Easter Sunday
  5. 5. Maundy or Holy Thursday• Derives name from Jesus’s “mandate” to love with humility by serving one another and to remember his sacrifice.• Joyful Ceremonies: – Blessing of the oils – Washing of the feet – Baptism of Neophytes – First Communion – Reconciliation of Penitents
  6. 6. Washing of the Feet
  7. 7. Blessing of the 3 Holy Oils
  8. 8. Blessing the oil for anointing the ill
  9. 9. Blessing of the Oil of Catechumens
  10. 10. Blessing of the Oil of Chrisum
  11. 11. Good Friday
  12. 12. Veneration of the Cross
  13. 13. Priests Prostration in Prayer before altar
  14. 14. Visiting of the Grotto Symbolizing the Last Supper
  15. 15. Holy Saturday Easter Vigil
  16. 16. Preparing the Paschal Candle with symbols Christ’s Wounds
  17. 17. Lighting of Paschal Candle from new fire
  18. 18. Procession into Church
  19. 19. Placing of Paschal Candle
  20. 20. Reading of the Gospel
  21. 21. Singing of hymn
  22. 22. The Reading of the Homily
  23. 23. Blessing the water for baptism with Paschal Candle
  24. 24. Rite of Baptism
  25. 25. Laying on of hands during Celebration of Confirmation
  26. 26. Anointing of OIl
  27. 27. Burning of incense
  28. 28. Blessing of the Lord’s Table
  29. 29. Candidates for the Rite of Election
  30. 30. Parishioners after service
  31. 31. Fr. Peter Tran, Priest in ResidenceFr. Peter (as he prefers to be called) has been a Priest for many years. Whenasked why be a priest, he simply stated: “Why not? “ Fr. Peter believes thereis nothing more important than the people in his parish. “I simply love themand guide them to a closer relationship with God.” Sister Mary Diana, O.P. I asked Sister Mary Diana when she knew she wanted to be a nun and she stated: “I always knew that I wanted to serve God, even as a small child I was drawn to him. It wasn’t until I was in High School that I decided to become a nun. I went to college and studied medicine so that I could help heal the bodied as well as the hearts and souls of God’s children.”
  32. 32. New Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina
  33. 33. The End
  34. 34. BibliographyBeecher, Patrick. "Homily." The Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol. 7., New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1910, Web, 4 Apr. 2013. < cathen/07448a.htm>Brion, Rev. Theresa Markley. “Easter Vigil.”
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  35. 35. Miller, Jennifer Gregory. “The Easter Vigil Liturgy.” Original Text (JGM), 2013, Web. 12 February 2013.< id=1043>Pillars of Catholic Faith: Video Series. Free online course offered by John Paul the Great Catholic University, Web. 14 February 2013. <>“Preparing For The Easter Vigil Liturgy: Reflecting on the Celebration of the Easter Vigil.” Creighton University Online Ministry, Web. 6 February 2013, < eastervigil.html>“Priests Vestments & Liturgical Colors.” St. Ronald’s Catholic Church, Web, 20 Feb. 2013, <>.Richert, Scott P. “Easter Triduum-Definition of Easter Triduum.” Web, 5 March 2013. < Triduum.htm>Saunders, Reverend William J. “The History of Lent.” Straight Answers, Answers to 100 Questions about the Catholic Faith, Baltimore, Maryland: Cathedral Foundation Press,Print, 1998.
  36. 36. “The Easter Liturgy (Easter Vigil] (Anglican and Catholic Rites).” April 13, 2006. Web. 7 February 2013. < focus/f-religion/ 1614452/posts>Trigilio, Jr., PhD, ThD, Rev. John and Rev. Kenneth Brighenti, PhD. Catholicism for Dummies, New Jersey: Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2003, Print. Pp.1-339.“Update Your Faith: Catholic Church Questions.” Web. 13 February 2013. < default.asp>Various reference pages on