Tag Archives: Extraordinary Form

QUAERITUR: My teen wants to attend the Extraordinary Form. How to ask the parish priest?

From a reader:
My teen daughter loves Gregorian chant and has been asking me to take her to an Extraordinary Form Mass. We found out today that an associate pastor at a nearby parish has celebrated Extraordinary Form Masses in the … Continue reading

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Be the…

MAQUIS!

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GUEST POST: First Extraordinary Form “Missa Cantata” or “Take the RED pill!”

I say, “Invite your friends to take the RED pill!“
From a happy reader:
I attended my first EF High Mass yesterday in the Diocese of Trenton.
I was left in a state of awe, really. And all I can think about today … Continue reading

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A teen talks about the Traditional Latin Mass – VIDEO

She is dead on about where the focus of the TLM is.  She also gets that true liturgical worship is hard.  Indirectly, she touches on the point I am constantly making about how Mass must bring about an encounter with … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: “Why I’m Not a Traditionalist (But We’re Going to Latin Mass Anyways…)”

From the blog The Back of the World, comes a blog post worthy of everyone’s attention.  I’ll add this fellow to my blog role.
Here it is with my patented Fr. Z treatment (you know… emphases and comments):
Hi, my name is Ryan. … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate and restrictions on the TLM

You will remember the hang-wringing and anxiety prompted by the restrictions on the use of the provisions of Summorum Pontificum placed on the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate by the Congregation for Religious.
Reminder: The friars had been using the Usus Antiquior … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Folding altar cards for travel Mass set, including Requiem Mass cards

The nice people at SPORCH… yes, SPORCH, sent me – some time ago mind you – their newly revised Roman Rite folding, travel altar cards (for the Extraordinary Form).
SPORCH is the Society for the Preservation of Roman Catholic Heritage.  Click … Continue reading

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A young person’s first Mass in the Extraordinary Form

On the site of the Archdiocese of Miami a young woman recounts her first experience of Holy Mass in the Roman Rite’s Usus Antiquior.  Here is part of it with my usual treatment:
Praying in the language of the saints
Blanca Morales
Sheer … Continue reading

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HELP FROM READERS: Spanish language TLM/Extraordinary Form resources

From a reader:
Do you know if there is something similar (and of the same quality) to the “St. Edmund Campion Missal & Hymnal for the Traditional Latin Mass”, but in Spanish?
Anyone and everyone?

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QUAERITUR: How to correct a priest who is getting the rubrics wrong?

From a reader:
A priest has started saying the Extraordinary Form Mass at a local church. The congregation is very thankful, and we make sure to let him know. [Excellent!]
Unfortunately, even though he is enthusiastic about the Extraordinary Form, he doesn’t … Continue reading

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REVIEW: St. Edmund Campion Missal & Hymnal for the Traditional Latin Mass – 2nd EDITION

Some time ago I reviewed the St. Edmund Campion Missal & Hymnal for the Traditional Latin Mass.  HERE.  It came out in 2012.
It seems that there is a new edition for 2013.  It is no longer from Corpus Christi Watershed.
I have lots … Continue reading

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Want some “lío”? I’ve got your “lío” right here!

¿Este será el ‘lío’ que quiere el Papa?
Some young people could be taking Pope Francis at his word when the other day he said, precisely to young people, “quiero lío en las dioceses… I want a mess in dioceses”.  Francis … Continue reading

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Card. Burke: liturgical abuses “strictly correlated with a lot of moral corruption”

Around here we say:
Save The Liturgy – Save The World
A preamble:
The Eucharist, its celebration and itself as the extraordinary Sacrament, is the “source and summit of Christian life”.
If we really believe that, then we must also hold that what we do in church, what … Continue reading

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“New Evangelization”, you say?

“New Evangelization”, you say?
I’ve some New Evangelization for you right here!
For your Brick by Brick file comes this from the Archdiocese of Miami.
Old form of Mass attracts new generation
Plenty of young adults attend weekly Mass in Extraordinary Form in Miami
CORAL … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: A 1st TLM experience

From a reader (some editing and my emphases):
I have been an avid reader of your blog and I really appreciate the seriousness of the Catholic issues that you present here, as well as your witty, and often humorous remarks.
I wanted … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Wouldn’t audible prayers in the Extraordinary Form be better?

From a reader:
I was born during Vatican II and until recently, had no exposure whatsoever to Mass in the Extraordinary Form. At the invitation of a friend, I have been visiting a local parish that offers the EF and … Continue reading

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POLLS: Latin and/or Vernacular at Low Mass (TLM)

Under another entry HERE I deal with the question of vernacular readings during the Low Mass of the Extraordinary Form.
A long-time reader and supporter of this blog suggested a poll.
Here are a couple POLLS coming at the question from two … Continue reading

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“nothing was required of me but to pray”

At Ignitum Today there is a entry by a gal who attended a “Traditional Latin Mass” for the first time in years.
The first part of the piece:
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This Sunday by happy accident (no one could find the 3 year old’s shoes until … Continue reading

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Laudamus Te Magazine. Fr. Z makes a proposal.

Sometime ago I wrote about the a fairly new publication called Laudamus Te, HERE.  You can find readers’ comments about it under that entry. One year subscription is $32 per year. They have a volume rate, which will help parishes and … Continue reading

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Fr. Perrone’s Sexagesima Sunday sermon on spiritual pride

On Sunday 3 February at Assumption Grotto parish in Detroit, my friend Fr. Eduard Perrone gave a fine sermon during the Sunday High Mass in the Extraordinary Form on forms of spiritual pride.
He touches on the topic of those who … Continue reading

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