Sunday, January 29, 2012

250th Celebration Concludes

Four bus loads of pilgrims departed from Long Island at 7 am and travelled to the National Shrine of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception for the conclusion of the Chaminade Year.
Above the final bus arrived at the front steps of the Basilica
Marianist Brother Robert prepares the liturgy music at the organ console of the Crypt Chapel.
Dr. William Mattison gave the keynote address yesterday. His  study of the life of Blessed Chaminade contributed to his address, but his personal experiences of the legacy of Blessed Chaminade  was more influential.
Many contributed to the festivities of the day. Above, some members of the Gregorian prepare the music for Adoration.
Mrs. Peggy Clores participated in the General Intercessions for Mass.
The four banner carries pause for a photo.