Category Archives: Universae Ecclesiae

Revising and updating the 1962 Missale Romanum

Sandro Magister at Chiesa has in interesting piece about the activity of the Holy See. Here is a little bit of what he offered. VATICAN CITY, September 19, 2011 – “The activity of the Holy See” is a hefty volume … Continue reading

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When diocesan priests choose to use exclusively the Extraordinary Form. Fr. Z rants, a lot.

Our friends at Rorate have an interesting piece, which you should read in toto over there. Here are some salient points. Can one be a diocesan priest and celebrate the traditional Mass exclusively? A true motivational example [We [Rorate] consider … Continue reading

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Diocese of Great Falls-Billings issues amazing document about Benedict XVI’s Summorum Pontificum

UPDATE: There has been a change to the document. Read THIS. _____ ORIGINAL POST: I thought this sort of thing over, and long in the past. A reader sent me a copy of and link to a document issued by … Continue reading

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Archbp. Conti of Glasgow tells people not to kneel to receive Holy Communion

I wrote about the GIRM for the USA and standing or kneeling for Communion here. From CNA: Scottish archbishop tells Catholics not to kneel for communion By David Kerr Glasgow, Scotland, Aug 30, 2011 / 12:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The … Continue reading

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TLM in D. Madison, WI: a growing minority

From the Madison State Journal: Growing number of Catholics push for return to Latin Mass DOUG ERICKSON | derickson@madison.com | 608-252-6149 Ellie Arkin doesn’t speak Latin, so upon entering Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Madison on a recent Sunday, the … Continue reading

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Houston: Extraordinary Form PARISH to be established by Card. DiNardo

Speaking of Houston, I just noticed that our friends at Rorate posted this. For your Brick by Brick file. Wonderful news for the faithful of the largest city in the great state: a full Parish, exclusively dedicated to the Traditional … Continue reading

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WYD and the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite

Via Eponymous Flower and Messa in Latino comes something from World Youth Day not covered by the mainstream Catholic media.  And one must ask why that is. My emphases: Traditionalist Bishops [Not the SSPX bishops. Bishops with actual faculties and … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Getting permission for Extraordinary Form in a parish

From a reader (edited): I have a friend whose priest performs the extraordinary form of the mass, but was only able to get it on Wednesday mornings. He does the ordinary form in a very traditional manner. He said that … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Extraordinary Form “vigil” Mass on Saturday afternoon or evening?

From a reader: Is it permissible to have a Extraordinary Form Vigil Mass on a Saturday evening? Yes, I believe it is.  I believe so… again… I believe so. Permission to say Holy Mass in the evening was granted before … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Pastor threatened by bishop after making liturgical changes

From a reader: We were very recently assigned a new priest, and he has only finished his second week at our church. He wanted to make some changes that would put us more in line with the new liturgical movement. … Continue reading

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