Category Archives: Liturgy Science Theatre 3000

Especially for discussion of liturgical abuses and wacky ideas

WDTPRS – 28th Ordinary Sunday: Fascinating Collect, seminar on grace!

The elegant Collect for the 28th Ordinary Sunday has been used for centuries on the 16th Sunday after Pentecost according to the traditional Roman calendar.  This is a lovely prayer to sing.
Tua nos, quaesumus, Domine, gratia semper et praeveniat et … Continue reading

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2nd Sunday of October: Votive Mass of the Good Thief in prisons, jails, etc.

As you may recall, 25 March is also the Feast of the Good Thief who, as Fulton Sheen said, “stole heaven”.
However, in your copies of the traditional Missale Romanum, in the back in the section on Masses for Various Places, … Continue reading

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Good News: 1939 Dominican Rite Altar Missale – REPRINTED

At NLM we have great news!
Dominican Rite 1939 Altar Missal Reprinted
FR. AUGUSTINE THOMPSON, O.P.
A piece of happy news has come to my attention. A hard-working friar of St. Vincent Ferrer Priory in New York City has gotten out a reprint … Continue reading

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Advice for #Synod2018 about young people and traditional liturgy

Julian Kwasniewski (any relation to…?   Nah… couldn’t be…) interviewed Archp. Sample of Portland and the transcript of the interview is parked at NLM.   The interview took place last June.
Archbp. Sample talks about why young people are attracted to traditional liturgical … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Liturgical idiots

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
 I was hoping to find your observations about the Sunday collect this week. What sense of meaning is one to make of the collect for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time which is given us in the Novus … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Why did Father skip blessing children at Communion?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
A priest blessing young children at mass, is it something that they should do? Is there a reason they would skip over a child? We had a homily today about the importance of blessing children and then our … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Convert -“Should I do as my fellow Romans do?”

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I am a recent convert to the Church from a Continuing Anglican Church.
I was a 45 year Anglo-Catholic.
I make what I consider to be the appropriate Signing and obeisances during the Gloria, Creed, Sanctus, Benedictus qui venit, Elevations, … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during your Mass to fulfill your Sunday Obligation?
Let us know.
For my part, I spoke about our roles in the terrible war raging in the Church today.

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Division, division and more satanic division

I have over the last weeks watched the Kavanaugh hearings.  This morning I listened to speeches of Senators before the cloture vote.  The cloture vote passed and the vote to confirm Kavanaugh’s nomination to SCOTUS will take place in some … Continue reading

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4 Oct – St. Francis of Assisi – TWO points

On this Feast of the great St. Francis of Assisi, I offer two things.
First, I invite all of you to pray to St. Francis to intervene and end the persecution of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate.
Next, this is what … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: 2018 traditional Confirmation in @MadisonDiocese ?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
The last two years about this time of year you have posted a letter from the Extraordinary Ordinary, Bp. Morlino, announcing that he will do Confirmations in the EF. Do you know if he will do them again … Continue reading

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Splendid Gregorian chant of Litany of Loreto

In my surfing about this morning, I found a stupendous recording of the Gregorian chant  version of the Litany of Loreto sung by all women.
The chant is easy.  This could be done in parishes.
First, I think that Gregorian chant sung … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 26th Ordinary Sunday: “man cannot live without love”

Our Collect for the 26th Ordinary Sunday, slightly different from its ancestor in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary, is also in the 1962 Missale Romanum for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost.
Deus, qui omnipotentiam tuam parcendo maxime et miserando manifestas, gratiam tuam … Continue reading

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29 Sept: Feast of Angels (and chapel veils)

In these days of The Present Crisis a few bishops took a step towards sanity and asked their people once again to pray the St. Michael Prayer after Mass.
I think we should bring the Leonine Prayers back… all of them. … Continue reading

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Court case, Seal of Confession, and requiring priests to break the Seal

From Lexology:
A note about the Seal of Confession and requiring priests to break the Seal:
State Could Not Require Priest to Breach Confessional Without Satisfying RFRA
In Ronchi v. State, No. 5D18-194, 2018 WL 2988975 (Fla. 5th DCA June 15, 2018), the … Continue reading

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