Daily Archives: 28 October 2007


In another entry someone asked if maniples can be used also for Mass with the Novus Ordo. So… can they?   (The answer is yes, but… you can post some details.) Please stick to maniples for this discussion.  Thanks!   

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 59 Comments

Washington Times: the older Mass for the younger congregation

The Washington Times has a positive article about Summorum Pontificum. My emphases and comments. Article published Oct 28, 2007Mass appeal to Latin tradition October 28, 2007 By Kristi Moore – Roman Catholic churches nationwide are rushing to accommodate a surge … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 41 Comments

Naples, FL: implementing Summorum Pontificum

In the wake of Summorum Pontificum, we need patience and foresight in exercising our rights.  Lot’s of patience.  In that light, check out this nice story is in the Naples [Florida] Daily News.  My emphases and comments.   A new … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 17 Comments

PODCAzT 47: Augustine on how to pray; how to treat newcomers at the older Mass

Today St. Augustine (+430) talks to us about how to prayer, especially in light of the Our Father.  We take an excerpt from his letter 130 to an elderly Roman widow, Proba, who was refugee in North Africa after Alaric … Continue reading

Posted in Patristiblogging, PODCAzT, SESSIUNCULA | 1 Comment

Richard McBrien’s insight into Summorum Pontificum and people who want the older Mass

Notre Dame University’s dissident Richard McBrien has an article circulating about the older form of Mass and Summorum Pontificum. I got this in the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, The Tidings.  He references… or better yet simple cribs… … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 2 Comments