Photos taken by Tom Gilbrough on the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul.|
Bishop Mark Pivarunas, CMRI prays the Secret before beginning the Canon of the Mass. Note the magnificent relief of Our Lady of the Poor above the altar and the beautiful stained glass window of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque receiving the Tweleve Promises of the Sacred Heart from our Lord. To the right below the main pulpit is the special statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Photo by Tom Gilbrough.
His Excellency raises the Sacred Host after confecting the bread into the Body of Christ as altar server Michael Cain ceremoniously lifts the back of the Bishop's chasuble at the elevation. Photo by Tom Gilbrough.
At the Elevation of the Sacred Blood, Bishop Pivarunas raises the chalice as the alter Christus in offering to the Father the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of the Son on behalf of the faithful while Mr. Cain rings the bell at this august moment. Photo by Tom Gilbrough.
A panorama of the altars of St. Michael's interior with three Masses underway at various times in the Holy Sacrifice. On the left at the Blessed Virgin Mary altar, His Excellency says the Domine, non sum dignus in preparation for placing the Sacred Host on Mr. Cain's tongue. At the Main Altar, Father Raul Macias recites the Judica me Prayers at the Foot of the Altar, while on the right at the Holy Family Altar, Father Brendan Hughes, CMRI officiates in reading the Epistle of the day. Photo by Tom Gilbrough.