FOLLOW UP: Buy TLM learning materials for a “baby priest”

Do you remember that some time ago I asked you to pitch in and buy some resources for a “baby priest” who wanted to learn the Extraordinary Form? HERE

You really stepped up. You put into his hands what he needed, and generously so.

I received an update from him today:

Dear Fr. Z:

After going through a pile of books, DVDs and CDs, I have finally been able to say the EF Mass. It truly is a wonderful experience to pray the same way my forefathers did. Learning the EF has certainly affected my celebration of the OF. It has improved my postures, my tone of voice, the interpretation of some of the more vague rubrics (to see them in light of what they meant previous to 1969) and my ability to pray more fervently during mass. I look forward to seeing what the EF will continue to teach me about the Church!

Thank you again for your help obtaining these materials!

I pass along his message with my own thanks.

Ya’ done good.

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3 Responses to FOLLOW UP: Buy TLM learning materials for a “baby priest”

  1. ClavesCoelorum says:

    Brick by brick, priest by priest! :)

  2. Good for New Father. I have often said that I learned more about the Catholic faith from one TLM than I got out of 12 years of Catholic school.

  3. iPadre says:

    You could also sponsor him to attend a Latin Mass Workshop at St. John Cantius. A group of us are going, some first timers and others for more intense training – April 29th thru May 2nd.