Daily Archives: 17 August 2007

Diocese of Gaylord: Clarification about obligation to use English

A few days ago I posted an official statement about the decision of the Bishop of Gaylord that all parish Masses must be in English unless specific permission was granted to use another language. 
This stirred some strong reactions.
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EWTN: Live “Tridentine” Mass on 14 September

I am lead to wonder if the new Bishop of Birmingham is making his upcoming presence known.
Surely this will cause some folks to completely freak out.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA ADVISORY
EWTN to Televise Live Tridentine Mass Celebrated by the Priestly Fraternity … Continue reading

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Archd. of St. Louis: Two rural parishes planning to begin weekly Latin Mass in fall

And now for something completely different….
Folks, I do not enjoy parsing and "fisking" those cold reactions to the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum.  As a matter of fact, this WDTPRS thing isn’t primarily about the older form of Mass.  However, the … Continue reading

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Book Alert: A Guide to the Celebration of Low Mass

I got a little blurb from Alcuin Reid who says he wrote a forward to a new book on celebrating the older Mass in its "Low Mass" version.
If I can get a review copy, I will write on … Continue reading

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A Press Release: SanctaMissa.org

I received this Press Release and want to give it some visibility:
Online Multimedia Tutorial of the 1962 Catholic Latin Tridentine Mass 2007-08-17 By Rev. Scott Haynes, S.J.C. A new web site has been released  SanctaMissa.org For_Immediate_Release: … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Seattle’s elegantly harsh stand on the Motu Proprio

The Archbishop of Seattle, Most Reverend Alex J Brunett, made a statement about the implementation of the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum. 
The letter was addressed to priests.
What follows starts as a very smart, very theological approach to the Motu Proprio.  … Continue reading

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