Exsúltat gáudio pater Justi, gáudeat Pater tuus et Mater tua, et exsúltet quae génuit te.
On 9 February 2014, second Sunday in February, feast of the Holy Family in many parishes in the Philippines, most especially the Parish of the Holy Family, where the Traditional Latin Mass is celebrated regularly by Reverend Father Michell Joe Zerrudo, chaplain and spiritual director of the Societas Ecclesia Dei Sancti Ioseph – Una Voce Philippines. On this day, a Solemn High Mass, also known in the Philippines as the misa de tres, or, in rare occasions, the misa de dalmática.
[Note: The Traditional Latin Mass is celebrated regularly by Father Zerrudo on Sundays at 2:00 p.m., and on weekdays at 7:30 a.m., in his parish, the Parish of the Holy Family, in the Diocese of Cubao.
For a treatment of the subject on why the feast of the Holy Family is celebrated on the second Sunday of February in many places in the Islands, please refer to this.]
Holy Mass began as usual with the aspersion, after which proceeded the prayers at the foot of the altar. At the incensation of the altar
At the Glória
At the Epistle
At the Gospel
At the sermon
The Credo was sung after the sermon.
From the Offertory until before the Consecration
At the Consecration
From after the Consecration until before the Communion of the faithful
After Communion, the ablutions were made, and the Communion was recited, followed by the Postcommunion. After the dismissal and the final blessing, the last Gospel was read.
At the recessional.
Ut in omnibus laudetur Dominus.
All photos © Maurice Joseph Almadrones