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  • Priests from Nebraska lead rite's resurgence of Latin Mass [Ecumenical]

    05/31/2008 4:23:54 PM PDT · by NYer · 43 replies · 569+ views
    Calibre ^ | May 31, 2008 | Christopher Burbach
    May 31--LINCOLN -- A cardinal from the Vatican, surrounded by 50 priests. Gregorian chants floating through clouds of incense.A 3 1/2 -hour Mass, sung in Latin mostly by priests facing the altar.A cathedral packed to standing-room-only with lots of families with lots of children, women and girls in veils, men in suits, boys in neckties and close-cropped haircuts.Catholics kneeling to take communion.The ordination at Lincoln's Cathedral of the Risen Christ on Friday seemed oh-so-retro. But it was hardly an exercise in nostalgia. It was more like back to the future for a small but growing minority that seeks a louder...
  • Ite, Missa Est (Interest in ‘Extraordinary Form’ of the Mass Growing on Campus)

    02/18/2008 3:34:50 PM PST · by NYer · 10 replies · 388+ views
    NCR ^ | February 19, 2008 | VALERIE SCHMALZ
    When Pope Benedict XVI loosened restrictions on celebration of the pre-Vatican II Latin Mass last July, Notre Dame University’s campus ministry immediately began planning how to implement the change. Notre Dame is just one of a number of Catholic colleges and universities that viewed the Pope’s July 7, 2007, Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum as a signal that the form of the Mass dating to 1570 should be available on their campuses. Others, such as Jesuit-run Fordham University in New York, began offering the Mass of Blessed John XXIII at the behest of students.“It’s actually been a lot of fun to...

    06/27/2007 10:50:27 AM PDT · by GCC Catholic · 143 replies · 2,027+ views
    What Does The Prayer Really Say? ^ | 6/27/2007 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    On Wednesday afternoon the Secretary of State, Tarcisio Card. Bertone gave the Motu Proprio to 30 bishops from around the world on Wednesday afternoon in the Apostolic Palace. The bishops were explicitly chosen and invited for this. (I am guessing that they were heads of Bishops Conferences.) Pope Benedict XVI later came to the meeting. The document is three pages long, though what the format is in not revealed. It is clear from the way this was done that the Holy Father wanted to make sure that bishops got this document in this way, rather than having to read about...
  • Boston's Indult: An Expensive Move

    04/04/2007 9:47:44 AM PDT · by Serviam1 · 5 replies · 662+ views
    Robert R. Quagan | 4 April 2007 | Robert R. Quagan
    BOSTON – April 4 – The Archdiocese of Boston announced on Sunday, March 25th that beginning Sunday, April 22, that the traditional Latin Mass will move from the historic Holy Trinity Parish in Boston's South End. Parishioners plan to appeal the move. At this time, the plan approved by His Eminence, Sean Cardinal O'Malley appears to be proceeding. The March 25th announcement calls for removal of the Latin Mass parishioners of Holy Trinity (German) Church ( in Boston's South End, which represents three quarters of active parishioners to be transferred to Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Church ( in Newton Upper...
  • The President of the Ecclesia Dei Commission, Cardinal Hoyos hopes for reconciliation

    02/09/2007 8:54:06 AM PST · by Gillibrand · 158+ views
    Catholic Church Conservation ^ | 8 February 2007 | Gillibrand
    What are the consequences of the release of the old Mass? The Holy Father has an enormous sensitivity to liturgical spirituality and would like to retain a treasure of the Church – not for the museum but as a living inheritance for society so that people who have sensitivity towards tradition will be able to savour this richness. I am constantly surprised that young people who have not known the Old Rite before discover the peace and mystery of the Old Mass. What is important is that the two Rites do not oppose each other but one should see the...
  • Indult for Latin Mass- Radio Vatican

    01/27/2007 11:01:51 AM PST · by Gillibrand · 8 replies · 544+ views
    Catholic Church Conservation ^ | 27 January 2007 | Gillibrand
    A Radio Vatican commentary from Father Eberhard von Gemmingen SJ, Director of German Speaking Programmes. The aristocratic Jesuit is often on German TV and was granted an early exclusive interview with the new Pope, who he studied under at the University of Tübingen. Weekly Commentary In all probability Pope Benedict will give the permission to celebrate again the traditional or Tridentine Rite. It would however be completely wrong if Catholics started to quarrel over this, some of them full of joy about this reversal, the others full of anger.
  • Some Thought From Boston: "Be Respectful But Stand Your Ground"

    01/17/2007 5:38:03 PM PST · by Serviam1 · 1 replies · 197+ views
    In illo tempore Blog ^ | 13 Dec 06 | Hans Jaegerstatter
    Holy Trinity has a rich history that makes it part of not only Roman Catholic German-Americans heritage, but of the collective historical inheritance of Bostonians and all Americans. Technically the property "belongs" to the Archdiocese, but rightfully it belongs to those parishioners whose blood, sweat and tears (and that of generations gone before) built and maintained the property with love and devotion to the glory of God. The parish is solvent from what I understand. Why close it? For what possible reasons? To turn the church building into condos? I hope that members of Holy Trinity will not "go" quietly....
  • Advice -- Preparing a group to attend a Tridentine Mass (Vanity)

    11/05/2006 7:49:15 AM PST · by GCC Catholic · 11 replies · 459+ views
    11/5/2006 | GCC Catholic
    (This post is predominately addressed to Indult Mass attendees, but anyone with constructive suggestions is welcome) The Erie TLM Apostolate is celebrating a special High Mass next Sunday to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Apostolate. (N.B.: I can pass along more details to anyone in the area who is interested.) A group of students from the Newman Club here at Grove City College would like to attend, and I've decided to be the one to try to organize everything. This brings me to a few questions that I had in making sure that everyone that will be going is...
  • Offering The (Traditional) Latin Mass Behind Bars - a story you will not soon forget

    09/23/2006 3:08:56 PM PDT · by NYer · 19 replies · 1,697+ views
    The Wanderer (no link) | September 14, 2006 | Fr. Richard J. Rego, STL
    There is a slow but steady increase in appreciation for the Church’s ancient liturgy. Requests for the Traditional Latin Mass continue to grow and, much to the delight of Latin Mass devotees, some bishops now are establishing Latin Mass parishes in their dioceses. St. Gianna’s Latin Mass Community in Tucson is a stellar example. Fascinatingly, the bulk of the interest comes from young Catholics. Who would have diivined this development 35 years ago when the “old Mass” seemed destined to become passe? Recently, I received a surprising request from an unlikely place: Arizona State Prison. One of the inmates -...
  • The liberalizing document in [for the Traditional Latin Mass] ... November ?

    09/11/2006 7:52:29 PM PDT · by Petrosius · 1 replies · 282+ views
    Rorate Caeli ^ | Monday, September 11, 2006 | New Catholic
    The French national newspaper Le Figaro reports today some interesting words from the first Superior of the new Institute of the Good Shepherd, said at Mass yesterday: Father Laguérie is convinced that the Roman wind blows in the right direction. And he even believes he knows that "Rome is about to publish a document destined to restore the Traditional rite to its place, to liberalise its usage."When would this document come? Just read Father Laguérie's exact words in the church of Saint-Eloi, in Bordeaux, transcribed by the Centre Saint-Paul of Paris (thanks to Le Forum Catholique): " may say,...
  • Alexandria (VA) Church Filled for First Latin Mass

    05/04/2006 6:26:10 AM PDT · by NYer · 66 replies · 865+ views
    Catholic Herald ^ | May 4, 2006 | Mary Frances McCarthy
    Last weekend the first of the weekly Tridentine Masses was celebrated at St. Lawrence Church in Alexandria. In March, Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde granted permission to two parishes to celebrate the pre-Vatican II form of Mass. The Mass was offered on the feast of Pope St. Pius V. The Tridentine form is celebrated in accordance with the 1570 Roman Missal promulgated by Pope Pius V for the Latin West and revised in 1962. Ancient rites, those older than 200 years, were able to retain their traditions. Following the Council of Trent, Pope Pius wanted to standardize worship in...
  • Vatican and traditionalists: rumors continue

    04/21/2006 2:24:47 PM PDT · by NYCCatholic · 9 replies · 323+ views
    Apr. 21 ( - During a closed-door meeting on March 23 with the College of Cardinals, Pope Benedict XVI (bio - news) indicated that he plans a move to allow broader use of the old Latin Mass. The exact nature of the Pope's move, and its timing, remain matters of intense speculation. As the French bishops concluded their annual assembly on April 7, Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard revealed that the Pope is expected to issue directives "in the coming weeks or months" that would appeal to traditionalist Catholics. The French cardinal confirmed that Pope Benedict is particularly anxious to find ways...
  • Vatican prelate foresees new structure for traditionalists

    04/21/2006 2:22:03 PM PDT · by NYCCatholic · 2 replies · 227+ views
    Vatican, Apr. 21 ( - An influential Vatican prelate has expressed cautious optimism about the prospects for an eventual restoration of full communion between the Holy See and the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X (SSPX). Cardinal Jorge Medina Estevez, the former prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, told the I Media news agency that Pope Benedict XVI (bio - news) is keenly interested in restoring normal ties with the Lefebvrist group, and confirmed that the topic was discussed at length during a March 23 meeting of the College of Cardinals.

    04/11/2006 10:54:20 AM PDT · by xangel0228 · 23 replies · 577+ views
    Young Traditional ^ | 11 APR 06 | The Server X-Angel
    I by no means am a theological scholar. I am just a late twenties Catholic who came to his senses about the Novus Ordo in mid-2005, but I would be remiss if I didn't offer my comments on some things that are percolating in the Church right now. This Maundy Thursday may mark the “granting” of an “Universal Indult” for the Tridentine Mass (also known as the Traditional Latin Mass) by Benedict XVI which would allow a “freer and wider” use of the Tridentine Mass. The collective Traditionalist world is holding it’s breath in anticipation of this granting. My question...
  • 3 Named (by pope) to Work With Lefebvre Group

    04/10/2006 4:42:30 PM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies · 519+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | April 9, 2006
    VATICAN CITY, APRIL 9, 2006 ( Benedict XVI has appointed three new members to the commission that is working for a return to full communion for members of the Society of St. Pius X. The three appointed to the Pontifical Commission "Ecclesia Dei" are Cardinals William Levada, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Jean-Pierre Ricard, archbishop of Bordeaux and president of the French episcopal conference; and Antonio Cañizares Llovera, archbishop of Toledo and primate of Spain. The commission's president is Cardinal Darío Castrillón Hoyos, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy. The Commission "Ecclesia Dei" was instituted...
  • Pope may grant wider use of Pius V Missal during Holy Week

    04/10/2006 8:28:44 AM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies · 775+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | April 10, 2006
    Vatican City, Apr. 10, 2006 (CNA) - A source at the Vatican has told CNA that during Holy Week Pope Benedict XVI may grant universal permission to use the Missal of St. Pius V, the liturgical rite used in the Church before Vatican II. According to the source, the announcement could come “between Holy Thursday and Easter Sunday,” but the exact day has not yet been set.  Nevertheless, the source said the decision has already been made by the Holy Father and that it’s “only a matter of time” before it is publicly announced. “A minor official gesture by the...
  • The April 7 meeting of the Pope with the heads of dicasteries

    04/07/2006 1:11:35 PM PDT · by NYer · 11 replies · 383+ views
    various ^ | April 6, 2006
    What will this Friday's meeting of the Pope with the heads of dicasteries look like? In fact, nobody outside of the most exclusive papal circles knows for sure. From what we gathered and published in the past, this is what the meeting could look like. ___________________________ First option: a meeting for the ratification of a Papal decision: One of the possibilities is that His Holiness, with the results of the first consultative meeting (of February 13), and emboldened by the "free pass" (the "via libera") garnered at the pre-consistory meeting (of March 23), will announce some strong decisions regarding...
  • Indult Scorecard, Round Three (Updated List of Dioceses & Corned Beef Friday)

    03/04/2006 12:17:46 PM PST · by NYer · 27 replies · 563+ views
    WITL ^ | March 4, 2006 | Rocco Palmo
    The responses just keep pouring in. All thanks to everyone for being so kind and helpful.... As the list is growing long, I'm just going to name the precincts which are reporting, and whatever conditions have been placed upon the respective indults (and if you're late to the party, you can find Round One and Round Two at the links). The Corned Beef Indult for the Traditional Celebration of St. Paddy's Day has been conceded in the (arch)dioceses of: Springfield in Illinois -- provided "one other day is observed as a day of abstinence in its place."Jefferson City --...
  • 1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Second Sunday After Pentecost

    05/28/2005 9:25:49 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 11 replies · 438+ views ^ | May 29, 2005 | The Father, The Son and the Holy Spirit
    1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for the Second Sunday After Pentecost   Colors:  White   INTROIT  Psalms 17: 19, 20The Lord became my protector, and He brought me forth into a large place: He saved me, because He was well pleased with me. -- (Ps. 17. 2, 3). I will love Thee, O Lord my strength: the Lord is my firmament, and my refuge, and my deliverer. V.: Glory be to the Father . . . -- The Lord became my protector . . .   COLLECT - Make us, O Lord, to have both a perpetual fear and...
  • 1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/First Sunday After Pentecost (Trinity Sunday)

    05/21/2005 4:56:23 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 11 replies · 521+ views | May 21, 2005 | The Father, The Son and the Holy Spirit
    1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/First Sunday After Pentecost (Trinity Sunday)   Colors:  White   INTROIT  Tobias 12: 6Blessed be the Holy Trinity and undivided Unity: we will give glory to Him, because He hath shown His mercy to us. -- (Ps. 8. 2). O Lord, our Lord, how wonderful is Thy name in all the earth! V.: Glory be to the Father . . . -- Blessed be the Holy Trinity and undivided Unity . . .   COLLECT - O almighty and everlasting God, who hast granted to Thy servants, in confessing the true Father, to acknowledge the...
  • 1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for Sunday After the Ascension

    05/07/2005 2:17:19 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 9 replies · 415+ views ^ | May 7, 2005 | The Father, The Son and the Holy Spirit
    1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for Sunday After the Ascension   Colors:  White   INTROIT  Psalms 26: 7-9 Hear, O Lord, my voice with which I have cried to Thee, alleluia; my heart hath said to Thee, I have sought Thy face, Thy face, O Lord, I will seek: turn not away Thy face from me, alleluia, alleluia. -- (Ps. 26. 1). The Lord is my light and my salvation: whom shall I fear? V.: Glory be to the Father . . . -- Hear, O Lord, my voice with which I have cried . . .   COLLECT...
  • 1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

    05/01/2005 10:00:49 AM PDT · by AAABEST · 17 replies · 594+ views ^ | May 1, 2005 | The Father, The Son and the Holy Spirit
    1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker   Colors:  White   INTROIT  Wisdom 10:17 Wisdom rendered to the just the wages of their labors, and conducted them in a wonderful way: and she was to them for a covert by day, and for the light of stars by night. [P.T. Alleluia, alleluia.] -- (Ps. 126. 1). V.: Glory be to the Father . . . -- Wisdom rendered to the just . . .   COLLECT - O God, Creator of all things, Who dost impose on man the law of work; grant...
  • 1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for the Forth Sunday After Easter

    04/23/2005 3:23:16 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 14 replies · 373+ views ^ | April 23, 2005 | The Father, The Son and the Holy Spirit
    1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for the Forth Sunday After Easter   Colors:  White   INTROIT  Psalms 97: 1,2 Sing ye to the Lord a new canticle, alleluia, for the Lord hath done wonderful things, alleluia; He hath revealed His justice in the sight of the Gentiles, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. -- (Ps. 97. 1). His right hand and His holy arm hath gotten Him the victory. V.: Glory be to the Father . . . -- Sing ye to the Lord a new canticle, alleluia . . .   COLLECT - O God, who makest the faithful to be...
  • 1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for the Second Sunday After Easter

    04/09/2005 4:17:35 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 15 replies · 794+ views ^ | April 9, 2005 | The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit
    1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for the Second Sunday After Easter   Colors:  White   INTROIT  Psalms 32: 5, 6The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord, alleluia: by the word of the Lord were the heavens made, alleluia, alleluia. -- (Ps. 32. 1). Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous: praise is comely for the upright. V.: Glory to the Father . . . -- The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord . . .   COLLECT -O God, who, by the humility of Thy Son, didst lift up a fallen world, grant...
  • 90 year old man Denied Indult Mass as Last Request

    03/05/2005 9:20:08 AM PST · by Cato1 · 6 replies · 211+ views
    SF Latin Mass Blog ^ | 03/05/2005 | SF Latin Mass
    90 Year old Man's Family Denied Indult Mass for Funeral As much as do not share most of the opinions of M. Matt's The Remnant, this is a fine article is about a Catholic who's last wish was to have a Indult TLM for his funeral. Something well within his rights as a Catholic. See Article here table width=265 height=42 border=0 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0> Original article from The Remnant < The bishop of New Ulm said that to allow the man's last wish to be buried using the Funeral Mass of 1962 would constitute an act of personal devotion, which is...
  • 1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for Sexagesima Sunday

    01/29/2005 6:51:28 PM PST · by AAABEST · 17 replies · 331+ views ^ | January 29, 2005 | The Father, The Son and the Holy Spirit
    1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for Sexagesima Sunday Colors:  Purple   INTROIT  Psalm 43: 23-26Arise, why sleepest Thou, O Lord? arise, and cast us not off to the end. Why turnest Thou Thy face away, and forgettest our trouble? our belly hath cleaved to the earth: arise, O Lord, help us and deliver us. -- (Ps. 43. 2). We have heard, O God, with our ears: our fathers have declared to us. V.: Glory be to the Father . . . -- Arise, why sleepest Thou, O Lord? . . .   COLLECT -O God, who seest that we...
  • The Traditional Latin Mass Online. Illustrated and Explained.

    01/05/2005 4:37:16 PM PST · by AAABEST · 48 replies · 1,248+ views ^ | January 5, 2005
    An online guide to the Latin Low Mass has been added to the Angelqueen site. Using a variety of sources, the Mass has been divided into sections with narrative explanation, illustration, history and background. The Latin is side by side with the English exegesis/translation. There are also sections on the altar setup,  the vestments, and the furnishings and equipment with photos and descriptions. You can start at the intro and click through the entire mass by hitting the "next" link on each page. Or use the table of contents to find various sections.One reason it was put together was to...
  • NEEDED: A "Coming Home Network" for Traditional priests.

    08/04/2004 3:37:34 AM PDT · by AAABEST · 11 replies · 1,497+ views ^ | 08-04-04 | Dr. Brian Kopp
    Recently the SSPX published a book titled "Priest, Where Is Thy Mass? Mass, Where Is Thy Priest." The SSPX mailed a free copy of the book to the Catholic priests in America, all 45,915 of them. Over 300 have actually begun correspondence with the priests involved and with the SSPX. A review of this book and discussion of the issues involved can be viewed on-line at Unfortunately, with priests with whom I've discussed this book the common concern was that the book underestimates the first and primary hurdle for any priest, especially our retired priests. These priests need to...
  • Tridentine Rite Mass to be offered (in Archdiocese of Detroit) beginning Oct. 3

    08/01/2004 6:39:10 AM PDT · by tridentine · 44 replies · 863+ views
    Michigan Catholic ^ | August 1, 2004 | Robert Delaney
    DETROIT — Regular weekly celebration of the “old Mass” will return to the Archdiocese of Detroit this fall, following Cardinal Adam Maida’s authorization of a celebration of the Tridentine Latin Mass at St. Josaphat Church, Detroit, beginning Oct. 3. In a July 16 letter to priests of the archdiocese, Cardinal Maida noted that a 1984 indult was given by the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship allowing the Tridentine Mass to be celebrated “for pastoral need,” and that Pope John Paul II has urged respect for the feelings of those attached to the Latin liturgical tradition by giving a “wide and...
  • Why not the Indult?

    06/30/2004 6:48:58 AM PDT · by ultima ratio · 7 replies · 88+ views
    Daily Catholic ^ | March 2003 | Mario Derksen
    Why not the indult? After my previous five installments demonstrating that Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre and Bishops de Castro Mayer, Tissier de Mallerais, de Galarreta, Williamson, and Fellay have not incurred ipso facto excommunication, nor created a schism, on account of the illicit 1988 episcopal consecrations, it is now the time to answer all sorts of objections to the theses advanced in my previous five installments. My answers will necessarily contain some repetition of what I have already written in my previous installments. Objection 1: The Pope said that Lefebvre's act of consecrating these bishops illicitly was schismatic. Since the Pope...
  • Interview with His Eminence Cardinal Castrillion Hoyos

    06/02/2004 5:14:31 PM PDT · by gbcdoj · 26 replies · 570+ views
    Seattle Catholic ^ | May 5, 2004 | Cardinal Castrillion Hoyos
    This interview is reprinted with the kind permission of The Latin Mass Magazine. Interview with His EminenceCardinal Castrillion Hoyos [This interview was granted by His Eminence Cardinal Castrillion Hoyos, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy and President of the Pontifical Commission "Ecclesia Dei" in Rome on May 5, 2004, Feast of St. Pius V.] Q: Eminence, nearly one year after the celebration in Saint Mary Major of the Mass in the Rite of Saint Pius V, what reactions have you have received from the so called "traditionalist" world, with regard to this event? A: I would say that...
  • What Ever Happened to the Counterrevolution?

    07/21/2003 7:23:14 PM PDT · by Maximilian · 149 replies · 350+ views
    The Remnant ^ | July 21, 2003 | Michael J. Matt
    What Ever Happened to the Counterrevolution?by Michael J. MattWhile confirming the good based on the liturgical reform wished by the Second Vatican Council and initiated by Pope Paul VI, the Church grants also a sign of understanding to those persons "attached to certain previous liturgical and disciplinary forms" (motu proprio, Ecclesia Dei, n.5). It is in this perspective that one must read and apply the motu proprio, Ecclesia Dei: I desire that everything may happen in the spirit of the Second Vatican Council, in full harmony with Tradition, aiming at unity in charity and loyalty to the Truth. (Emphasis added)...Pope...
  • The SSPX (is a Cult?) (From EWTN Q&A)

    07/15/2003 7:59:29 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 144 replies · 335+ views
    EWTN Catholic Q&A ^ | 7/11/2003 | "Anne"
    SSPX Question from Anne on 07-10-2003: Dear Fr. Levis, Thanks so much for the work you do on this forum. I love reading Catholic Q&A, and you are my favorite expert. I’ve read quite a few postings on the SSPX lately, some of them regarding the possibility of their joining full communion with the Church. Some people have seemed interested in joining because they're fed up with abuses some priests and bishops do in the Novus Ordo. I belonged to an independent church, then the SSPX for 19 years, and through the grace of God am back in communion with...
  • Pope John Paul II, Assisi and Religious Liberty debated

    06/08/2003 7:57:03 AM PDT · by Theosis · 34 replies · 185+ views ^ | June 7, 2003 | John Pacheco vs. Bob Sungenis
    [JP=John Pacheco; RS=Robert Sungenis] RS: As for Assisi being justified by DH, first, apparently you have had a major shift in thinking since the last time we talked about this less than a year ago, and second, would you mind telling me what statement in DH supports the idea that Catholics are to direct pagans to pray to their gods for world peace? I hope, John, that since you offered DH as the justification, that you won't be tempted to dismiss my inquiry with a "I don't want to get into a discussion right now" kind of statement. If you...
  • Letter to the Editor: Time to bring back `old Mass'

    06/03/2003 3:17:24 AM PDT · by tridentine · 16 replies · 182+ views
    Schenectady Gazette | June 3, 2003 | Elizabeth Hughes
    For the 40 years following the Second Vatican Council, we have had to endure liturgical abuses, innovations on the part of the priest, experimentation, bongo drums, puppets, guitars, home-baked leavened bread, and "do your own thing" Masses. In the fall of this year, the Vatican will issue a major document that will call for a far wider use of the "old Mass" - the Tridentine Mass, as commonly known throughout the whole world. The new, stricter guidelines call for a mandate for weekly Latin Mass in every parish in the world. Cardinal Arinze of Nigeria said, "We want to respond...
  • The 65 Roman Missal

    05/03/2003 10:26:23 PM PDT · by JNB · 5 replies · 105+ views
    Web site ^ | 5/3/01 | Old 65 missal
    Missale Romanum 1965
  • Tridentine Mass, Eucharistic Ministers

    12/27/2002 2:16:03 PM PST · by ultima ratio · 73 replies · 688+ views
    Seattle Catholic ^ | December 27,2002 | Thomas E. Woods, Jr.
    Tridentine Mass, Eucharistic Ministers by Thomas E. Woods, Jr. The spirit of innovation of the past forty years has dulled the sensibilities of many churchmen to the seriousness and gravity of their almost routine ruptures with tradition. If it is pointed out to them that some innovation would obviously have been detested by the entire assembly of saints, they either do not care (an attitude that at one time would have been unthinkable for a Catholic) or they actually claim that we have made "progress" since their time. Such is the level of our spiritual idiocy that an age as...
  • Needless Antagonisms

    11/11/2002 7:58:57 PM PST · by ultima ratio · 5 replies · 121+ views
    Seattle Catholic ^ | November 11, 2002 | Thomas A. Drolesky, Ph.D.
    Needless Antagonisms The devil hates concord among Catholics. Indeed, Pope Leo XIII had a vision during Mass one day late in 1883 of the Devil being let loose to have a veritable field day in the Church for about a hundred years or so. One of the ways the Devil has been sowing discord and rancor among believing Catholics, no less among fallen away or a la carte Catholics, is by the novelties introduced by the Church since the Second Vatican Council, including the Novus Ordo Missae of Pope Paul VI and the Mason who served as the Secretary of...