The Carmelite Monastery will hold the annual Triduum to St. Therese commencing September 29th with the Feast of the Archangels and concluding on October 1st on St. Therese's feast day. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Solemn Vespers with Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament at 4pm;6:30pm, recitation of the most Holy Rosary followed by the Litany to St. Therese, sacred music, and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at 7:30pm. The relic of St. Therese will be available for veneration following Mass on her feast day. The Avila Bookstore will be open after Vespers and Holy Mass and offers a comprehensive selection of Catholic literature, gifts and sacramentals.
The Carmelite Monastery is located at 66th Avenue and Old York Road in Philadelphia. There is ample on-street parking as well as parking in the lot adjacent to the Monastery on 66th Avenue.
On Sunday October 3rd St. Paul Church at 10th and Christian will celebrate the External Feast of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary with the Traditional Latin Mass at 12 Noon. Following Mass, the Rosary will be chanted in procession throughout the neighborhood surrounding St. Paul's Church. If you've never been to a Mass in the Extraordinary Form, why not make October 3rd your first time? You'll have an opportunity to bear public witness to your faith in a manner most pleasing to Our Mother in Heaven. And you'll see why Father Faber called this Mass "the most beautiful thing this side of Heaven".
In the sight of the angels, we'll praise Your Name o Lord
UPDATE: The priest celebrant for the Triduum to St. Therese will be Father Phillip Forlano