Monthly Archives: November 2007

About the “Whither Latin Novus Ordo?” entry

I got a wonderful e-mail: Dear Fr. Z, Thanks for the thread regarding Wither the Novus Ordo in Latin? I think it’s the best thread this blog has ever seen. It is one that makes your blog/journal by far, the … Continue reading

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Question for those who usually attend Mass with the Novus Ordo

This question is directed at those who attend Mass usually with the Novus Ordo, in any language. Time and again I hear that people very rarely, if ever, hear the Roman Canon, Eucharistic Prayer I, in their parishes. If you … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald: Catholicism – young – fresh – vigorous – returning to… France?

There is an interesting article in The Catholic Herald which merits attention.  The topic: the revival of traditional Catholicism in France. This article is interesting especially because it juxtaposes the tired old cliches of the agin-hippies with a more optimistic … Continue reading

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Before and After: you decide

The Curt Jester offers a chance to reflect: You decide Marini I Marini II    

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L’Osservatore Romano: Mons. Guido Marini on the position of the Cross for the concistory

In L’Osservatore Romano today we read a description of the recent papal ceremonies for the consistory.  The one explaining them is the Master of Pontifical Ceremonies Mons. Guido Marini. My translation and emphasis. Monsignor Guido Marini explains the ceremonyIn tradition … Continue reading

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Fr. Welzbacher’s Pastor’s Page on the Univ. of St. Thomas (MN)

Usually when I post on the "pastor’s page" of a parish bulletin, the results aren’t very pretty.  Unless, that is, when I post the observations of the gentlemanly and erudite Fr. George Welzbacher of St. John’s in St. Paul. Here … Continue reading

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8 Dec: TLM in West Orange NJ

I received this notice from a kind reader about an upcoming celebration of the older form of Mass for 8 December.  It looks like it is simply from a bulletin.  So, if you want to go and you don’t have … Continue reading

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Zadok brings up some good points about the consistory

My friend Zadok has posted a good item.  Some of it bears quoting here.  My emphases and comm[]ents: Thankfully, [Zadok] did get inside the basilica and it certainly is wonderful when St Peter’s is used for these solemn liturgies. There’s … Continue reading

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The Roman Titles of the new Cardinals

The cardinalatial titles: Pubblichiamo di seguito l’elenco del Titolo o della Diaconia assegnati dal Santo Padre Benedetto XVI a ciascuno dei nuovi Cardinali nel momento della creazione: 1. Card. EMMANUEL III DELLY 2. Card. LEONARDO SANDRI, Diaconia dei Santi Biagio … Continue reading

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TLM news for Montreal, Quebec

Solemn Mass of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Saturday December 8th at 6:00pm Notre Dame de la Defense Parish 6800, avenue Henri-Julien Montreal, Quebecmétro Jean Talon Confessions to begin at 5:00pm Latin Rosary in thanksgiving for Summorum Pontificum at … Continue reading

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TLM news for Montreal, Quebec

Solemn Mass of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Saturday December 8th at 6:00pm Notre Dame de la Defense Parish 6800, avenue Henri-Julien Montreal, Quebecmétro Jean Talon Confessions to begin at 5:00pm Latin Rosary in thanksgiving for Summorum Pontificum at … Continue reading

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Washington Post: good article on the TLM

There is an article of interest in The Washington Post. My emphases and comments.   Latin Makes a ComebackYoung Catholics Are Leading a Resurgence of the Traditional Mass By Jacqueline L. SalmonWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, November 24, 2007; B09 Parts … Continue reading

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The correction of Milan

On Sacri Palazzi of Andrea Tornielli, we find an interesting piece about the vast and important diocese of Milan and the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum. Here is my translation, emphases and comments. Milan and the Motu Proprio, blame the press … Continue reading

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ZENIT Interview with Cardinal DiNardo: ties Patristics, Liturgy, Summorum Pontificum

I am looking with pleasure at an ZENIT interview with the new Cardinal, Daniel DiNardo.   There some great things in this piece, you must pay attention to.  His Eminence touchs on Patristics, Liturgy and Summorum Pontificum. I think it is … Continue reading

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Thrones

The throne used by His Holines for the consistory has been used before!    

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