Site of a most Holy Celebration
The environment of the Easter sunrise Mass on the beach in Brevard County Florida
Preparations for the Easter Celebration
The Priest and his assistants prepare the altar to celebrate the Rising of the Son at Easter
Waiting for the Procession
The altar awaits the beginning of the liturgy that will herald the Rising of the Son
The congregation stands for the processional of the celebrants to the Altar.
The Liturgy Begins
The celebrants (Priest and Deacon) begin the Easter Mass.
The First Lesson
A lector gives the first reading.
The Second Lesson
A lector gives the second reading.
The Gospel of the Lord
The Priest reads the Gospel to the Congregation which at the Easter Sunrise Mass on Canova Beach is approximately 10,000.
The Priest delivers the Homily
The Priest delivers the homily and, at the end, tells the congregation to turn to see the Son Rise.
THE SUN RISES
AS THE LORD ROSE SO DOES THE SUN -- ALLELUIA