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  • Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral c. 1926

    06/25/2009 1:24:41 PM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies · 499+ views
    cmr ^ | June 25, 2009
    CMR readers who know Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral might be interested in this historic photo from the Mass held there for the famous 1926 International Eucharistic Congress (click image for larger view). The extraordinary decorations include not only the banners, the draped fabrics and swags of flowers, but also the turning of the front rows of pews in choir arrangement. The photo also shows many of the features of the cathedral before its renovation in 1969, including the stone pulpitm, the high altar and some of the murals. Holy Name as it exists today is shown below.
  • Benedict’s Pontifical Mass in St. Peter’s? Maybe 2 December

    09/30/2007 9:10:49 AM PDT · by Frank Sheed · 9 replies · 65+ views
    What Does the Prayer Really Say? ^ | September 30, 2007 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    30 September 2007 Benedict’s Pontifical Mass in St. Peter’s? Maybe 2 December CATEGORY: SESSIUNCULUM — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf @ 10:14 am Corriere della Sera’s Luigi Accatoli has an article about the possibility of Pope Benedict celebrating Mass in the Basilica of St. Peter with the extraordinary use of the Roman Rite he derestricted with Summorum Pontificum. Accatoli raises the interesting question of what would be done to substitute the old papal courtiers, abolished by Paul VI.  Here are a couple excerpts (in my translation): No Pontiff has usd the old Missal for 40 years: it could happen on 2...
  • Interesting news from Rome

    09/23/2007 7:44:02 AM PDT · by Frank Sheed · 37 replies · 361+ views
    What Does the Prayer Really Say? ^ | September 23, 2007 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    23 September 2007 Interesting news from Rome CATEGORY: SESSIUNCULUM — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf @ 12:52 am As you probably know I am in Rome right now.  I will be heading back to the USA via London early next week. During my all too brief Roman sojourn, I have been catching up with people and news. One of the very interesting things I have learned is that the Pontifical North American College, the seminary where most of the men from the USA live and receive their spiritual formation, is going to be … wait for it… training seminarians to celebrate...