Daily Archives: 12 March 2008

Recent posts concerning the Triduum in some way or other

Here are links to a few posts that have something to do with the Triduum, one way or another.

Question about singing Good Friday Passion in Extraordinary Form
Pope Benedict may hear confessions on Good Friday
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Missionaries of Charity seek instruction about the TLM

This just in from the guys at St. John Cantius:
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Recently Sister Marcella, MC, the Regional Superior of the Missionaries of Charity in the North America, asked the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius to provide instruction in the Extraordinary Form … Continue reading

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Tag team Roman eye candy

Last year I shot a photo of the beginning of Holy Mass beginning at S. Maria Nova, on the Roman Forum, where the mortal remains of S. Francesca Romana are venerated.

Nice vestments, no?
This year, my friend John Sonnen, formerly also … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday Mass – optional washing of feet – only MALES

There is a translation point regarding the optional rite of washing feet (the “Mandatum” or “Command” – whence the word Maundy) on Holy Thursday.  
In many places women are invited to have their feet washed. 
This is against … Continue reading

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Pope speaks in Latin to students from Sweden

Today during his Wednesday General Audience, the Holy Father spoke in Latin to a group of students from Sweden: 
Sueciam deinde ipsam longinquam consalutare Latino sermone cupimus cuius hodie "Schola Cathedralis Scarensis" adest cum linguae Latinae discipulis viginti septem ac magistro … Continue reading

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