Category Archives: Brick by Brick

Brick by Brick: Priests learning the TLM

I had an interesting email today.
I got an e-mail today from Fr. Joshua, at St. John Cantius Church, who was good enough to share a group photo of several priests at their TLM workshop.
Facebook tells me that this is embedded code.
As you … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, Brick by Brick | Tagged , | 3 Comments

For your Brick by Brick file.

And example of what young priests can do when they have a chance.
A chapel at a school: before and after.

Our “worship spaces” don’t have to be ugly.
Our churches and chapels reflect what we believe (or at least what the designers … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in Brick by Brick, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , | 15 Comments

BRICK BY BRICK in CINCY! ORATORY!

I received wonderful Brick By Brick news from Cincinnati.
An Oratory of St. Philip Neri has been officially established at Old St. Mary’s Church.  HERE  and HERE

Not bad, huh?
Here’s their Mass and Confession schedule.

Here’s the press release.

This is, of course, delightful … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, The future and our choices | Tagged , | 24 Comments

A Deacon’s First Holy Mass ‘ad orientem’ – Wherein Fr. Z issues an invitation

Here is something interesting from blogger Deacon Greg Kandra. He has had his first experience as a sacred minister for Holy Mass ad orientem.
Rev. Mr. Kandra was visiting a parish where Mass is said towards the liturgical East. Let’s see … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, Fr. Z KUDOS, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , | 11 Comments

Brick By Brick: a great East and West, “both lungs” development

Here’s some good news.  A reader alerted me to a great East and West “both lungs” development.
From The Sudbury Star in Ontario:
Church revives Latin mass
For a group of worshippers who gather at St. Michael’s Church in Coniston, moving forward also … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in Both Lungs, Brick by Brick, Fr. Z KUDOS, Just Too Cool, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged | 16 Comments

Brick By Brick: Terrific News! NEW Benedictine Monastery Established in IRELAND – ACTION ITEM!

UPDATE BELOW!  Photos
___
Originally Published on: Feb 25, 2017
Here is news to warm the cockles of my beady-black heart.
This comes from the Benedictines of Silverstream Priory in the Diocese of Meath. HERE
On 25 February 2017, they were formally, canonically established by the … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in Brick by Brick | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

Brick By Brick: Another parish goes ‘ad orientem’!

I had a note from a reader about excellent news from Star Of The Sea parish in San Francisco.
Firstly, as always, thank you for your blog! You are my first bookmark under my Catholic folder, immediately followed by ChurchMilitant.  [HA! … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in Brick by Brick, Fr. Z KUDOS, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Turn Towards The Lord | Tagged , | 18 Comments

Brick By Brick: A church gets a make over

Some parish churches are victims of awful post-Conciliar, faithless wreckovation. Some are awful because of budget problems when they were being constructed. Some are just plain awful.
There’s hope.
A priest friend of mine has given a make over to his church, … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Mail from priests, The future and our choices | Tagged , | 16 Comments

News from earthquake shaken Norcia and the Benedictine Monks

News has come from the monks of Norcia.  They have a huge challenge ahead as the rebuild.  Please support them.  They are a rock solid, worthy cause.   Some times it is hard to know if your monetary support is … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in Brick by Brick | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Brick By Brick – Altar By Altar: Turning again to the liturgical East again

In my email today I had more than one note about pastors shifting their sanctuaries to ad orientem worship.
One note said:
Starting this week, our Table altar is going into storage and all Masses at our parish will be ad orientem (OF).
I really … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in Brick by Brick, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Turn Towards The Lord | Tagged , , | 3 Comments