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On the Vigil of the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, June 28 2005 Archbishop Barry James Hickey dedicated the “Redemptoris Mater” Chapel before a large assembly of the Faithful representing all sections of the Catholic Church of Perth. The Rite of Dedication is similar to the Rite of Baptism, because the Chapel represents the living Church, the followers of Christ who in their own Baptism were consecrated to Christ and made Priests, Prophets and Kings. In the Liturgy, were the Baptismal symbols of water, light, incense, clothing with the white cloth and the anointing with oil. The Relics of Saints and a Blessed were inserted in the Altar. The Liturgy concluded with the celebration of the Eucharist.
The Deacon preparing the gifts on the Altar
Burning of Incense on the newly consecrated Altar
June 28 2005
The Order of Service which took place on this day in 2005:
• Archbishop enters the assembly in procession
following the Incense, Processional Cross,
Bible, acolytes and concelebrating
• Handing over of the Chapel to the
• The Sprinkling with Holy Water, which is
blessed by the Archbishop, of the People,
the Chapel walls and the Altar.
• The Liturgy of the Word.
• Depositing the relics of the Saints.
• Prayer of Dedication.
• Anointing of the Altar and the walls
of the Chapel (twelve wooden crosses)
• Burning of Incense on the Altar and the
incensing of the people and
internal space of the Chapel.
• Dressing of the Altar in white linen and
decorated with flowers as for a feast.
• Lighting of the Altar candles and the
twelve candles on the walls.
• Celebration of the Eucharist.
|What is a Redemptoris Mater Seminary?|
|Our Name and the Icon|
|Our Patron Saint|
|Map of Australia|
|The First Chapel|
|Homily of Archbishop B J Hickey|
|Decree of Erection|
|Article from "The Record"|
|The Initiators of the Way visit us|
|First Ordinations to the Diaconate|
|First Ordinations to the Presbyterate|
|Blessing of the cornerstone|
|Blessing of the Sanctuary|
|Archbishop celebrates in Sanctuary|
|Sanctuary of the Word|
|Bema and Burning Bush|
|Stained Glass Windows|
|The Bell Tower|
|The Blessed Sacrament Chapel|
|The Dedication of the Chapel|
|The Icon of the Chapel|
|Record Memorial 1|
|Record Memorial 2|
|Record Memorial 3|
|Record Memorial 4|
|A Day in the Life of the Seminary|
|How the seminary came to birth|
|Homily of the Archbishop on the occasion of the new library|
|A Day in the Life of the Seminary 2|
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