Mater Dei Traditional Latin Mass Community

O Mary, you are truly Mater Dei! “Behold thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and shalt bring forth a son; and thou shalt call his name Jesus. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the most High” (Luke 1:31,32).

Our_Mother_of_Perpetual_Help_002Mater Dei Traditional Latin Mass Community was founded on 01 January 2016 as an option for the Catholic Faithful of the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie who seek to attend the Sacrifice of the Holy Mass in the Traditional Latin (Tridentine) Rite (Extra-Ordinary Form).

Pastor:  Pater Vincenzo Fiore (Fr. Vince Fiore)

All Masses will be offered at St. Casimir Church, Sudbury (210 Paris Street).

Weekly social and refreshment follows the Sunday Mass in the lower hall.



Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Missa Recitata

Thurs. 08 December 2016

11:00 A.M. (Confessions, 10:00 A.M.)

Mater Dei Christmas Mass Times (at St. Casimir)

christmasSat. 24 December
In Vigilia Nativitatis Domini (Christmas Vigil) – 11:00 A.M. (Recitata)

CHRISTMAS DAY – Sun. 25 December

In Nativitate Domini in nocte (Mass during the night) – 12:00 A.M. (Cantata)
In Nativitatis Domini in aurora (Mass at dawn) – 7:00 A.M. (Cantata)
In Die Nativitatis Domini (Mass during the day) – 2:00 P.M. (Recitata)


You are only required to attend any ONE of the Masses on Christmas Day, although, YOU ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED to attend all three.  Traditionally, the “go to” Mass would be the Midnight Mass.  Reception of Holy Communion, however, is LIMITED ONLY TO ANY TWO OF THE THREE Christmas Day Masses.

* * * NO MASS AT 5:00 P.M. * * *



Devotion to Our Lady





Mater Dei, ora pro nobis!

Bishop’s Visit to Mater Dei

On Sunday, 17 April 2016, the Bishop of Sault Ste. Marie, His Excellency, Marcel Damphousse was present in choir dress for the Third Sunday After Easter.  As well, Mater Dei welcomed Fr. Marion Struc of the Eastern – Ukranian Rite and Fr. Neil Campbell, Pastor of Holy Family Parish – Britt, Ontario, to this Mass.

Video of the Mass


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