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Monday, 11 March 2013

News Two-Opening Mass on Tuesday

MASS "pro eligendo romano PONTIFICE»
Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 10 am in the Vatican Basilica, as established by the General Congregation of Cardinals, will be celebrated Mass "for the election of the Roman Pontiff."
The Mass will be celebrated by Cardinal Angelo Sodano, dean of the College of Cardinals. Will concelebrate all the Cardinals.
The cardinals who are concelebrating, wearing a red robe, the spool and the mozzetta and carrying the miter white damask, are requested to meet for 9.30 am in the Chapel of St. Sebastian, to coat the holy garments.
All those who, in accordance with the Motu Proprio " Pontificalis Domus ", make up the Papal Chapel and wish to participate in the Holy Mass, are requested to meet for 9:30 am, at the altar of the Confession of St. Peter's Basilica for the post that will be indicated to them by the papal masters of ceremonies.
As for the dress take note the following:
- The Cardinals, Patriarchs, Archbishops and Bishops on the vestment proper to wear the spool, the mozzetta and cap;
- The Abbots and religious: the choir dress;
- The prelates: the spool and the cape, or a surplice over the purple robe with purple band, depending on their level;
- Chaplains of His Holiness the surplice over a black cassock with purple sash;
- The parish priests of Rome: surplice and red stole over a black cassock.
Vatican City, March 9, 2013.
By mandate of the College of Cardinals
Monsignor Guido Marini, 
Master of Papal Liturgical Celebrations