Tag Archives: Alcuin Reid

ASK FATHER: Metropolitan Archbishops and Pontifical Masses

From a reader…
QUARITUR:
I know Cardinals can celebrate pontifical high masses “at the throne” anywhere. Can metropolitan archbishops do so anywhere within the ecclesiastical province, or only within their own archdiocese?
According to the Usus Antiquior, the Extraordinary Form – call it what you … Continue reading

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22 June: Manhattan, NYC – Holy Innocents – Talk by dom Alcuin Reid

I received word of a great opportunity for those of you within striking distance of Manhattan. This, from a friend:
Dom Alcuin Reid, noted author and liturgist, will present a talk this Sunday, June 22nd, at the Church of the Holy … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Flowers and unveiling Mary’s statue on Annunciation, during Passiontide.

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From a reader:
Should everything remain veiled for the Feast of the Annunciation? Can we unveil Mary? Is it appropriate to have flowers on the altar?
Passiontide is a heavy liturgical time, especially in the older, traditional calendar, … Continue reading

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“The older rite is here to stay” – analysis of Universae Ecclesiae by Alcuin Reid

There is a piece on The Catholic Herald‘s site (full disclosure: I write regularly for CH now) about Benedict XVI’s provision in Summorum Pontificum and Universae Ecclesiae by Alcuin Reid who reedited Fortescue/O’Connell Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described.
My emphases … Continue reading

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“So long as its valid, we can do what we want! Right?”

Some people think that so long as Mass is valid, that the minimal elements of valid matter and valid form are used, we ought to be able to change all the other elements to conform to the needs or goals … Continue reading

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