Category Archives: REVIEWS

FILM REVIEW: The War of the Vendée

“They have killed our temporal king. Now they want to kill heavenly king. Who is worth fighting for, and even dying for, if not Him?”
That is a line from the soon-to-be released film by Navis Pictures called The … Continue reading

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REVIEW: St. John Cantius (Chicago) instructional DVD for “Sacred Rites and Ceremonies”

I recently received a couple instructional DVDs produced by the canons at St. John Cantius in Chicago and I have had a chance to look at “Sacred Rites and Ceremonies of the Roman Rite, featuring the use of the 1962 … Continue reading

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REVIEW: New 3-volume (Extraordinary Form) Roman Breviary in Latin and English from Baronius Press

Have you wanted to use the older form of the office, the Roman Breviary, but haven’t been able to do it because your Latin isn’t strong enough or you couldn’t figure out how to do it?
You are in luck.
Today I … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald notes

In the digital edition of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, I saw a great pieces.
First, and I think this is only on the full, digital edition and not on the website, there is an article by Edward … Continue reading

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Movie night

I am settling in for a movie and supper.  Tonight I’ll watch an old favorite, the 1998 Les Miserables with Geoffrey Rush as Javert and Liam Neeson as Jean Valjean.  No movie would get everything that Victor Hugo pressed into … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Convenient TLM “travel” altar card set for Mass kits. GREAT! Hey, Father! Check ‘em out!

Want to promote the New Evanglization?
Looking for something to give a bishop, priest or seminarian?
Want to complete that Mass kit or home altar?
The “Society for the Preservation of Roman Catholic Heritage” (SPORCH … yah, I know) has developed extremely convenient … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Roman Catholic Ceremonial: Volume I. The Ordinary Ceremonies by Jeffrey Collins.

Liturgical worship should be reverent, careful and the best we can accomplish.  The expanding use of the Extraordinary Form will help to correct many of the aberrations inflicted on people through the Ordinary Form.  Therefore, every priest, every seminarian, as … Continue reading

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REVIEW: FSSP TLM ORDO

The nice people at the Fraternity of St. Peter’s offices sent me a copy of their Ordo.
I looked at the Angelus Press Ordo recently and posted about it.
My initial observations about the FSSP Ordo are a) the FSSP is in … Continue reading

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A reading tip – Catholic Priests Falsely Accused: The Facts, The Fraud, The Stories

Not exactly light reading, but this is an important topic… and not just for priests and bishops!  Everyone should be concerned about this.
Check out David F. Pierre Jr.’s book Catholic Priests Falsely Accused: The Facts, The Fraud, The Stories.
It is … Continue reading

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REVIEW: iPhone “Advent App” from Magnificat

I was sent a code for an iPhone/iPad app for Advent developed by the folks who put out the Magnificat liturgical aid. Click HERE for a link to the app.  $0.99 in iTunes.
Advent Companion App is a fusion of … Continue reading

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