|Beginning of the The Litany in Procession according to DIVINE WORSHIP|
|Procession for Lent 1 - Litany|
|Bishop Lopes - a powerful preacher: "You are Christ!"|
A wonderful FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT at STM with The Litany in Procession, Pontifical Solemn Mass and Reception into the full communion of the Catholic Church with the Sacrament of Confirmation administered by Bishop Steven Lopes.
|Facing the Holy Gospel - those received and confirmed with their family|
A great reception followed at which Bishop Lopes was presented with an inscribed copy of THE LION OF MUNSTER by the author, our friend and the Pastor of St. Vincent de Paul, Fr. Daniel Utrecht C.O.. The presentation was made by STM churchwarden Mario Josipovic; whose twin sons Byron and Brock were confirmed.
|Instituted Acolyte, Timothy Humphries, acts as Subdeacon chanting the Epistle.|
|Fr. John Hodgins welcomes Bishop Lopes, visitors and friends to the reception.|