Daily Archives: 19 June 2008

QUAERITUR: Gregorian Masses and Gregorian Masses and Gregorian Masses

What’s up with the term "Gregorian Mass"?  Or "Gregorian Rite"? The other day in London Dario Castrillon Hoyos spoke of the Gregorian Rite saying "this is the just [correct] name for the Extraordinary Form,". I think we can call the … Continue reading

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PREVIEW: a GREAT new publication from Angelus Press!

  Every once in a while the nice folks at Angelus Press send me something to review.  For example, we have looked at their daily hand missal (which I see is on sale right now) and a spiffy little inexpensive … Continue reading

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George Weigel on the return of the TLM

The site of Newsweek has an article by George Weigel about Pope Benedict’s "revival" of the "Latin Mass". As you begin, keep in mind what WDTPRS has been saying since Summorum Pontificum was released.  This incredibly important document, perhaps the … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict annoyed at studied prelatial indifference?

After the Big Mass at Westminster, I got on the horn and called across the pond to His Hermeneuticalness to get his take on what happened.  Fr. Finigan was one of the deacons of honor for Card. Castrillon Hoyos’ Pontifical … Continue reading

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The Tablet reacts to Card. Castrillon’s Mass and remarks in London

You might remember that recently His Eminence Dario Card. Castrillon Hoyos celebrated a Pontifical Mass in Westminster Cathedral, London, in the Extraordinary Form, or Gregorian Rite, as some call it. There was a small press conference with His Eminence, and … Continue reading

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IRELAND: TLM in Fermoy, Co. Cork – 28 June

Here is an interesting event for those of you in Ireland. St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to announce that Holy Mass will be celebrated in the Extraordinary Form on Saturday, 28 … Continue reading

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