Daily Archives: 23 March 2015

ASK FATHER: Extraordinary Form “Dialogue” Masses

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Your post of Archbishop Sample’s remarks and the subsequent discussion in the remarks section rekindled an interest I have in the liturgical reforms instituted by Pope Pius XII, specifically encouragement of the dialogue Mass when Low Mass is celebrated. … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can confessions be heard during Mass in the Extraordinary Form?

From a reader: Is it appropriate for a priest to be hearing confessions while Extraordinary Form Mass has started? My priest seemed to think it was never done in the “old” days as he called it. Yes, confessions were often … Continue reading

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English translation problem on Vatican website of key paragraph of an important document

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I was reading an article on the SSPX website on Religious Liberty last night. In it, they quoted Dignitatis Humanæ of the Second Vatican Council. Interestingly, the part the SSPX would particularly object to is missing on the … Continue reading

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Great news!

I received some great news today. The Benedictine monks in Norcia, Italy have finished recording some 30 tracks for a forthcoming music CD of Gregorian Chant. The target time for release is early June 2015. I will post links as … Continue reading

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