Monday, October 11, 2010

Photos of Newly-ordained Father David Kemna, FSSP, Celebrating Mass at Saint Francis of Assisi Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri.

ORDAINED ON October 2nd, Father David Kemna of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter (FSSP), returned to his home parish of Saint Francis of Assisi, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, and yesterday celebrated the Holy Mass according to the Missal of Blessed John XXIII.

The small church was filled. Knights of Columbus served as honor guards, and seminarians, religious and Archdiocesan priests were in attendance as well as many of the faithful.  Both the External Solemnity of Saint Francis of Assisi, and the 20th Sunday after Pentecost were commemorated.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - Prayers at the foot of the altar

Prayers at the foot of the altar.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - during the Kyrie

During the Kyrie.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - members of the Kenrick-Glennon Seminary Gregorian Schola

Members of the Gregorian Schola of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - blessing before the Gospel

Blessing before the Gospel.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - Gospel reading

Reading the Gospel.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - homily

Fr. Kemna preparing to preach the homily.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - prayers before the Consecration

Prayers before the Canon of the Mass.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - Canon of the Mass

Prayers before the Consecration.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - final prayers

Knights of Columbus during the final prayers. Mass ended with the Te Deum.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - processing out

Procession out of the church.

Father David Kemna, FSSP, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, USA - clergy processing out

Clergy process out.

Photos of Father Kemna's ordination can be found here.

4 comments:

  1. Great job, Mark. I enjoyed visiting with you that day. Thanks.

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  2. Pardon my ignorance, but weren't the FSSP out of communion with Rome? Are they back in the fold?

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