Tag Archives: Extraordinary Form

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¿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 I am baffled … 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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Archbp. Cordileone interviewed in the UK’s Catholic Herald. Comments on the TLM

In the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, the Archbishop of San Francisco, Most Rev. Salvatore Cordileone, offered some interesting comments.
Read the whole thing there, but here is something of interest concerning the older form of Holy Mass.  My … Continue reading

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