Category Archives: SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM

End of year charitable giving and donations – An idea!

Sometimes people want to make donations, but they are not sure about how.  Is the organization doing something good?
Here’s a pitch for the Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese of Madison.  I am president of the TMSM.  It is a … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Anticipated” Traditional Latin Mass on Saturday evening with Sunday’s texts

From a reader…
Is it licit to celebrate Traditional Latin Masses in an anticipatory manner (i.e., an evening Mass but using the following day’s propers)?
I’m asking because a recent Rorate article implies the contrary yet I know priests who commonly say Sunday TLMs … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: How can I approach my Bishop about getting a Traditional Latin Mass? 

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
How can I approach my Bishop about getting us a Traditional Latin Mass because I keep running from one parish to another looking for Holy Mass?
It has been some 10 years now since Summorum Pontificum, Benedict XVI’s “Emancipation Proclamation”.  In that … Continue reading

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Do you have your 2018 Ordo?

It’s that time of year again.
Time to get your 2018 ORDO.
The new liturgical year begins with Advent on 3 December.canons
“Ordo” is a short way of referring to the booklet called Ordo divini officii recitandi sacrique peragendi” or else “Ordo Missae CElebrandae … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum in KOREAN

This came in with the huge email bag this morning.
I’m a Canadian living in Korea and I go to the once-a-month TLM every chance I get. I was hoping you could post a link to the Korean translation of Summorum … Continue reading

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CHICAGO 18 Nov: 1st Traditional Latin Mass at great North Side church in almost 60 years

The north side of Chicago has massive and venerable Polish churches.  Some have languished and were in danger of closure, such as St. John Cantius and St. Mary of the Angels.
What revived them?  Traditional Catholic liturgy and teaching.
I had a … Continue reading

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REASON #1883 for Summorum Pontificum!

We need a fuller, wider more dedicated implementation of Benedict XVI’s great gift to the Church, Summorum Pontificum.
Why?
Via CARA on Twitter:

US Catholics haven’t become more religiously active with age. Stay with habits of young adulthood. Other Christians have become more … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z rants… about and to diocesan priests

A while back, I posted a comment on the post of a young man who had, quite properly, praised the work of those orders, fraternities and institutes set up under the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei“.  He left out diocesan priests.
A … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: How early can seminarians start learning to say Traditional Latin Mass

From a seminarian…
QUAERITUR:
I recently read your post encouraging priests to learn the TLM. It made me think, how early should a seminarian begin to learn it? Would it be jumping the gun for someone in 1st Theology to begin watching … Continue reading

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How a priest was changed by learning the Traditional Latin Mass

My friend Fr. Jeffrey Keyes, whom I just saw in Rome during the Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage, with some of the wonderful Sisters in Santa Rosa, has this at his place.  HERE
He talks about learning the Traditional Form of Holy Mass, the Usus … Continue reading

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Coverage of Summorum Pontificum conference for 10th anniversary

The conference for the 10th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum has received some coverage.
For example, there is a highly tendentious and partial piece from AP, predictably from Nichole Winfield.
This is ludicrous and incomplete.

 
 
First, I am pretty sure she’s wrong about Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Thank you, Pope Benedict

Your Holiness, thank you for Summorum Pontificum.
Since the late 80’s I had the pleasure of speaking with you about these matters, and I think I know your mind on them and motives.
You gave us a great and timely gift.
Today, on this 10th … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 3: Summorum Pontificum 10 Years ONWARD!

I’m in the hall at the Angelicum for the day conference on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum going into effect.
As we start… in one view Martin Mosebach, Cardinals Burke and Müller.

The place is packed.

So we start.

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My View For Awhile: Anniversay Edition

I’m on my way to Rome for the Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage.  I’m taking happy thoughts of gratitude to Pope Benedict along with great hope for many more future benefits from this monumentally important gift to the Church.

Meanwhile, spoke by phone … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: 1965 Missal at Fontgombault

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I read this over at Tradinews [in French… my trans]:
When the Abbey of Fontgombault and the communities that were founded from it took up again the celebration of the traditional liturgy, they obtained permission from the Commission “Ecclesia Dei” … Continue reading

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