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The Easter Procession Encounters With the Risen Christ by J. Michael Thompson

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Published by Liturgical Press .
Written in English


  • Christian devotional theology,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Christian Life,
  • Christian Rituals & Practice - General,
  • Holidays - Christian,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General

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Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL8044043M
ISBN 100814629822
ISBN 109780814629826

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Mar 25,  · Gospel Procession. Q: My question relates to the Gospel procession at the Easter Vigil. Since the Gospel Book is not carried in procession at the beginning of this liturgy our parish had a practice of having a thurifer lead a person carrying the Book from the ‘back of’ the church to the priest in front of the altar during the Gospel procession. The Deacon, after incensing the book and the candle, proclaims the Easter Proclamation (Exsultet) at the ambo or at a lectern, with all standing and holding lighted candles in their hands. The Easter Proclamation may be made, in the absence of a Deacon, by the Priest himself or by another concelebrating Priest. At the Easter Vigil, the deacon or celebrant bears the lighted Paschal candle and leads the congregation in procession to the chancel. The Great Litany may be said or sung in procession. The BOS provides forms for a Candlemas Procession for use immediately before the eucharist on the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple and for a Rogation Procession. The Holy Week and Easter season focuses attention on the powerful Gospel accounts of the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus. The liturgies of the week, particularly Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday, are among the most well attended liturgies of the year. Throughout the week, in many cultures, an even grander scale spectacle of passion plays, processions and other reenactments tell the stories of.

In earlier times a series of processions were usually made to the font after Vespers upon every day of Easter week (Morin in “Rev. benedict.”, VI, ). Traces of this rite lingered on in many local churches down to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but it finds no official recognition in the Roman service books. Religious and triumphal processions are abundantly illustrated by ancient monuments, e.g. the religious processions of Egypt, those illustrated by the rock-carvings of Boghaz-Keui, the many representations of processions in Greek art, culminating in the great Panathenaic procession of the Parthenon Frieze, and Roman triumphal reliefs, such as those of the arch of Titus. These celebrations have centuries of history and a great artistic wealth in the Easter processions. Literally hundreds of Brotherhoods pass the figure of Jesus and the Virgin, as well as other scenes of the passion and resurrection of Christ meanwhile large . Easter at Walt Disney World can be a great way to celebrate the holiday. There is so much to do from the Egg-stravaganza Scavenger Hunt, Easter Procession, dining options, meeting the Easter bunny, and more. This year Easter falls on Sunday April 12 If you happen to be in the parks around this time of year this guide will tell you everything you need to know.

A Holy Week procession is a public ritual march of clergy and penitents which takes place during Holy Week in countries which have a Catholic culture. Various images of the saints, especially the Virgin Mary, and most importantly the image of the crucified Christ are carried aloft by foot as a penance;. Feb 23,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Easter Proclamation (Exsultet) - New Translation (Roman Missal 3rd Edition) Practice Recording YouTube Easter Proclamation - Exsultet - . Jul 07,  · We are used to community parades, graduation processions, and wedding processions. Not everyone is used to a procession in worship at church. However, even though many modern churches or traditions don’t process anymore, it is an ancient and important Christian practice. In many Anglican churches, as the worship is starting, the ministers process to the front of the church, . Easter in Sorrento is known for its historic religious processions featuring solemn hooded figures who silently walk the streets on the Thursday and Friday before Easter Sunday in a number of towns on the Sorrentine Peninsula. This is an ancient custom dating from the s, and very important to the local culture; participants generally pass the tradition of the procession from father to son.