Daily Archives: 24 December 2007

PRAYERCAzT 15: 3 Masses of Christmas – 1962 Missale Romanum

Welcome to another installment of What Does the Prayer Really Sound Like? 
Today we will hear the prayers for the three Masses for Christmas in the 1962 Missale Romanum.  I speak all the … Continue reading

FacebookEmailPinterestGoogle GmailShare/Bookmark
Posted in PRAYERCAzT: What Does The (Latin) Prayer Really Sound L, SESSIUNCULA | 1 Comment

What’s going on for Christmas

I am presently in St. Paul, Minnesota.  I grew up in the Twin Cities. 
Christmas Eve has been busy.  I didn’t have a morning Mass, so I went over to the chapel as the 8 am was ending.  Someone … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 19 Comments

Vigil of Christmas – Roman Martyrology

In the 2005 Roman Martyrology for Vigil of Christmas has a fascinating entry.  Here is the first entry of Christmas Eve day:
1. Commemoratio omnium sanctorum avorum Iesu Christi, filii David, filii Abraham, filii Adam, patrum scilicet, qui Deo placuerunt et … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 3 Comments

Chicago Tribune: Praise, concerns over Latin masses in Berwyn church

The Chicago Tribune has an interesting piece about the application of Summorum Pontificum Berwyn, IL.
My emphases and comments.

 
Praise, concerns over Latin masses in Berwyn church
By Margaret Ramirez
Tribune religion reporter
December 24, 2007
When Pope Benedict XVI eased rules earlier this … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 15 Comments

“within days” the explanatory “Note” from the P.C. Ecclesia Dei?

On the site Sacri Palazzi there is a splendid article by  .  It is in Italian.  I will see if I can get it translated for you, because it is worth reading.  However, these are not exactly empty days for … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 13 Comments

Chinese state church ordains Vatican-approved bishop

Chinese state church ordains Vatican-approved bishop

Beijing, Dec 24, 2007 / 10:32 am (CNA).- On Friday the state-recognized Catholic Patriotic Association ordained a bishop with the approval of the Vatican, the Agence France-Presse reports.
Father Joseph Li Jing, 40, was ordained bishop … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 3 Comments

WDTPRS – Vigil of Christmas

We have come to the Vigil of Christmas. 
Let us look rapidly at the three prayers for that Mass with the 2002 Missale Romanum.
For the Masses of Christmas, including the Vigil, we are instructed to genuflect at the words … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 5 Comments

“…if good music does not always save the soul, bad music never does.” – great article in National Review

The National Review has a very good article which all of you must read.
My emphases and comments:
 
Mysterious EncountersBenedict XVI resurrects the aesthetics of the Mass.
By Michael Knox Beran
In a recent address to the bishops and priests of St. Peter’s, Pope … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Posts, SESSIUNCULA | 44 Comments