Tag Archives: Extraordinary Form

GUEST POST: “I finally realized what appeals the most to me in the Extraordinary Form.”

From a reader: I finally figured out why I love the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. I attended the Requiem Mass for All Souls at ___ in ___ this weekend. The Priest and the servers were composed of the younger Priests in … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Holy Innocents, Manhattan

Let me tell you a little about Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan. I have written about the place many times but usually from the point of view of their upcoming Masses and events.  It has also been my honor to … Continue reading

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REQUEST: Buy some Extraordinary Form learning materials for a “baby priest”

I was contacted by a priest: Dear Fr. Z:  I am a baby priest (ordained 18 months ago) who would like to learn how to say the EF. I don’t have anybody to mentor me, so I need teach myself.  … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: An Eastern Subdeacon for a Roman Solemn Mass? A Clerical Bedtime Story.

From a reader: I have a friend who is a Eastern Catholic subdeacon, officially installed in his own rite. [installed?] Would it be possible for him to serve a subdeacon during a Latin Extraordinary Form Solemn high Mass? And if … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What would happen were the Pope to celebrate publicly the Extraordinary Form?

From a reader: What do you think would the effect be of a public Papal Mass in the Extraordinary Form, if were ever to happen? The quick answer is that it would send a strong message that a) it is … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … 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 … 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. … 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 … 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, … Continue reading

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