Tag Archives: Latin

QUAERITUR: Can you confess in Latin?

From a reader: I know that the use of Latin is good for large international Masses (and for parish Masses, too…!), but what if, say, a priest and penitent didn’t speak the same language? Could a confession be made in … Continue reading

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NASA and Latin

This is pretty cool. From the Beeb: Mars images to go on social media feeds in Latin By Zoe Kleinman Pictures of the surface of Mars, taken from Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), are to be captioned in Latin on … 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 … Continue reading

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Of Latin and Sunday collections

I was alerted to an interesting point found in a parish bulletin. Old Saint Mary’s in Cincinnati provides information about the weekly totals for the collections at Masses.  The totals for 26 May were interesting.  HERE Given that the 11 … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Use of Latin in the Ordinary Form

From a reader: I thought you may be interested to know that our priest, for certain Daily Masses in the Ordinary Form, is using Latin for the majority of the Mass. We use English for the readings, the collect, postcommunion, … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: “No more terrible Latin.”

From a priest: I regularly use a limited amount of Latin in the OF at weekend Masses. Most parishioners really appreciate it, but after catechesis and so on a few just won’t give up their protest. Last Sunday I preached … Continue reading

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4-10 Aug: very cool summer “Church Latin” workshop – Veterum Sapientia 2013

I bring to your attention a summer Latin workshop from 4-10 August at Belmont Abbey College, Charlotte, NC. Veterum Sapientia 2013 The teaching faculty includes the legendary Fr. Reginald Foster, Fr. Daniel Gallagher (Foster’s successor at the office of Latin … Continue reading

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A priest asks about exorcisms

From a priest: I am a young priest in the Diocese of ….. A number of months ago you posted from a conference on exorcism you attended in Tulsa. In one of those posts you said something to the effect … Continue reading

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The rediscovery of dignity in Sacred Music

I have in the past mentioned Sr. Joan Roccasalvo, CJS, who has some intelligent things to say (about which I agree for the most part) about sacred music.  She has another offering at CNA, to which I want to point … Continue reading

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Latin names of Cardinals. We’ll hear one of these from the loggia of St. Peter’s!

Today I was planning on posting something about the Latin versions of first names of Cardinals whom the Electors may chose as the next Pope.  The first indication will be the former Cardinal’s first name, in Latin, in the accusative. … Continue reading

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HEY LATIN STUDENTS! Conventiculum Viomingense (very cool)

The other day I shared a photo of the Wyoming Catholic College display at the Legatus Summit.  This was one of the t-shirts. Is that cool, or what?   And now comes this!   CONVENTICULUM VIOMINGENSE  We are happy to … Continue reading

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Hopeful vibrant continuity v. the grim liberal watchmen

Over at Views From The Choir Loft there is a good post about music, and Latin, and our heritage in the Latin Church.  The writer is Dr. Peter Kwasniewski who teaches at Wyoming Catholic College. Vatican II says that “care should … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Rituale Romanum from Nova et Vetera

The nice people at Nova et Vetera sent me an edition of their reprint of the Rituale Romanum. Their site says:  This is the first edition of the Rituale Romanum since 1957. It is based upon the last Editio typica … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Laudamus Te – The Magazine of the Extraordinary Form of the Latin Liturgy of the Roman Rite

Many of you subscribe to or know the small booklet Magnificat, an aid for the post-Conciliar form of Holy Mass.  It is pocket-size and it is sent to you each, I believe, month. There is now a similar aid for the Usus Antiquior, … Continue reading

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“Whatever they don’t like, whatever they don’t understand, is a heresy.”

Via the Laudator: Erasmus, letter to Albert of Brandenburg (November 1, 1519), tr. Robert Blackley Drummond: Nunc alia res est haereseos crimen, et tamen ob quamlibet levem causam, hoc statim habent in ore, ‘Haeresis est, haeresis est.’ Olim haereticus habebatur … Continue reading

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