Solemn Pontifical Mass for St Philip's Day
It was a great joy to have the Right Reverend Bishop Robert Byrne, Cong. Orat. celebrate and preach for his first St Philip's Day as a bishop.
The first reading:
The second reading:
The Canon of the Mass:
The chalice used for St Philip's Day comes originally from the Chiesa Nuova. Every year on 26th May, the Mayor of Rome presents the Roman Oratory with a chalice in honour of St Philip.
Hartwell de la Garde Grissell acquired this one in the nineteenth century. How? This print may give a clue!
The final blessing: