Daily Archives: 16 December 2006

Letter of “Tridentine” support in Le Figaro

Biretta tip to blog participant Cathy of Alexandria for alerting us to a letter of support published in the French daily Le Figaro in favor of the restoration of the "Tridentine" Mass.   They actually says, "Gregorian Mass", which we must … Continue reading

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16 Dec: St. Haggai, prophet

Many Old Testament figures are accounted as saints by the Catholic Church.
Today is the commemoration of St. Haggai, one of the twelve prophets of the Old Testament.
Here is his entry in the Roman Martyrology:
1.  Commemoratio sancti Aggaei, prophetae, qui, tempore … Continue reading

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2nd Week of Advent: Saturday

Here is the Collect for the 2nd Week of Advent.
This prayer has its roots in Rotulus 19 published with the Veronese Sacramentary.  It is also in Gelasian Sacramentary.  It was not in any edition of the Missale Romanum before the … Continue reading

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