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Pontifical Mass sighting

I am hoping for an widespread outbreak of Pontifical Masses in the traditional form of the Roman Rite.
Thus, I was pleased to receive photos of a Pontifical Mass at the Throne celebrated by His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke when he … Continue reading

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VIDEO 1950 – Pontifical Mass in Westminster Cathedral

A reader sent me a link to some 1950 Pathé film of a Pontifical Mass in Westminster Cathedral, London.
Check out the TWO cappa recessional at about 5:15.
It skips around a lot and there are patches with no audio, but you get … Continue reading

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Great photos of Card. Burke’s Mass at Fontgombault

NLM has some spiffing eye-candy photos of Holy Mass celebrated by His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke in the beautiful medieval church at the French monastery of Fontgombault.  There are beautiful vestments as well.

And yes, there is a cappa magna.

Look at … Continue reading

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What a cardinal’s cappa magna looks like in the wild

The cardinal’s cappa magna is one of the most spectacular pieces of ecclesiastical equipment.
Recently the Institute of Christ the King had some ordinations and His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke did the ordaining.  Since this was with the pre-Conciliar Pontificale Romanum, … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke… cappa magna… ‘nuf said.

It may not be possible to have a Pontifical Mass in the Extraordinary Form in Washington D.C., but it is possible, apparently, in Sydney, Australia.
Cardinal Burke… cappa magna… ‘nuf said.

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Card. Burke pontificates with the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate

Here is some liturgical eye-candy for ya!

Go to the site of AirMaria for many more great photos!
His Eminence Card. Burke on 26 December pontificated in the Extraordinary Form at the seminary of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate in Rome. … Continue reading

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South African Bishop stands against Benedict XVI’s restoration of the Church

The National Catholic Fishwrap reproduced on its site a talk given by South African Bishop Kevin Dowling (about whom WDTPRS has written before).  I think they were especially interested to support Bp. Dowling’s talk, because he attacks what he called … Continue reading

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