ONE JOYOUS AND ONE SAD OF TWO FIRSTS FOR ME AND THE CATHEDRAL.
I was the main celebrant for the TLM's Solemn Sung Mass for the Immaculate Conception, December 8, 2019, with deacon and subdeacon at the Cathedral's high altar, not used since about 1966 nor had this version of the TLM been celebrated at the Cathedral since the 1970 Roman Missal became mandatory.
The Traditional Latin Mass is moving from the Cathedral in Savannah, to Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Savannah, about six blocks away for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost, the first Sunday in August. I am sadly blessed to be the celebrant for the last Sunday TLM at our Cathedral. It has been there for almost fifteen years.
Sacred Heart Church, too, is a Neo-gothic/Romanesque church and quite beautiful although I pray that one day it will be restored to its original look. It has a fine pipe organ and choir loft too.
Before and after:
December 8, 2019, The Solemn Sung TLM for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception at Savannah Cathedral's high altar: