Pontifical Mass for Christ the King
Posted in Apostolates on November 1, 2011
Bishop Joseph Perry

On the Solemnity of the Kingship of Christ, Sunday, October 30, Pontifical Mass was celebrated at the Shrine of Christ the King by His Excellency, the Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Before this solemn Liturgy Bishop Perry administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to some young adults of the Shrine community.

Pontifical High MassGroup picture with the confirmands


In the sermon His Excellency insightfully explained how the Kingship of Christ gives true perspective to life in our world of today. The Renaissance choral music for Liturgy was provided by members of Chicago Chorale, who sang beautifully a Mass setting by Tomas Luis de Victoria, as well as several other works of sacred polyphony. After the Pontifical Mass, His Excellency, Bishop Perry greeted the many faithful at a festive reception held in his honor.

Shrine of Christ the KingClassical Concert Series at the Shrine

To complete the day's festivities in honor of the Infant King, a concert of baroque music was presented by members of the Amadeus Consort. The musicians performed works of Telemann, Loeillet, Handel, and other composers from the period for violin, oboe, harpsichord and base. This fall finale concert is part of a series of classical concerts offered to the public free of charge as part of the cultural outreach of the Shrine to the local community and rapidly-developing neighborhood.

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