Daily Archives: 22 September 2007

ALERT TO PARISH PRIESTS: Interesting interview with a pastor on his experience of the Traditional Latin Mass

The traditionalist newspaper The Remnant interviewed by good friend Fr. John Echert, pastor of St. Augustine’s in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.  St. Augustine was the single parish in that Archdiocese where people could find approved celebrations of … Continue reading

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Archd. of New Orleans: guidelines for Summorum Pontificum

The Archdiocese of New Orleans has issued its guidelines for Summorum Pontificum. My emphases and comments. GUIDELINES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM The Holy Father wrote to the bishops with great trust and hope that his apostolic letter Summorum … Continue reading

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News article on implementation of Motu Proprio in St. Louis

Here is very interesting development.  This piece is from the St. Louis Review: My emphases and comments.     Archdiocesan priests attend meeting on Latin Mass rules     by Jennifer Brinker, Review Staff Writer     Priests of the archdiocese interested in … Continue reading

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Fr. Lang on Holy Mass “ad orientem”

One of the great liturgists of the 20th century, vastly under appreciated in his day, was Klaus Gamber.  When writing about the post-Conciliar reforms he held that perhaps the most damaging change made was the shift from celebration of Mass … Continue reading

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Card. Pell comments on the Motu Proprio

Here is an interesting little piece from Zenit with remarks made by Card. Pell of Sydney about the Holy Father’s Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum. Cardinal Pell: Pope Didn’t Turn Back Time SYDNEY, Australia, SEPT. 21, 2007 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI’s move … Continue reading

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