Category Archives: Universae Ecclesiae

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 Roman Liturgy … 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 authority.] Celebrate … 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 it was … 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 the 1962 Missale … 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.
These changes … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Does the SSPX say the Ordinary Form is invalid or not legitimate?

Universae Ecclesiae 8 says that those who request Mass and the sacraments in the Extraordinary Form “must not in any way support or belong to groups which show themselves to be against the validity or legitimacy of the Holy Mass … Continue reading

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NCFishwrap’s little problem with the Extraordinary Form and “altar girls”

NCFishwrap today surfed the little server girl issue over its mosh pit.
catholic reporters that that are, they left off attacking Bp. Finn for a minute or two to post – at long last- the news that the PCED has “ruled” … Continue reading

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The Archbishop of Glasgow on the Holy Father’s provisions in Summorum Pontificum

All day long people have been filling my email with requests for me to react to the opinions of His Excellency, nay rather, His Grace, Mario Conti, Archbishop of Glasgow, who has spoken about the Holy Father’s provisions in  Summorum … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Altar girls and the Extraordinary Form – the PCED clarifies the situation

The Instruction on the application of the provisions of Summorum Pontificum, entitled Universae Ecclesiae, in paragraph 28, says in an English version:
Furthermore, by virtue of its character of special law, within its own area, the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum derogates … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick! Pont. Seminary “Josephinum” and training in the Extraordinary Form

The ever alert long-time reader HE alerted me to a piece for your Brick By Brick file in Our Sunday Visitor.
We are here concerned with the Instruction Universae Ecclesiae about the provisions of Summorum Pontificum and the real necessity of … Continue reading

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