Tag Archives: liturgical abuses

Thursday after Sexagesima: Solemn Feast of Reparation of Insults Offered to the Most Holy Sacrament

A reader sent this, and I offer it here. Perhaps you readers can dig around and find more on this.  It was not on the calendar after 1962.
Solemn Feast of Reparation of Insults Offered to the Most Holy Sacrament
This seems … Continue reading

FacebookEmailPinterestGoogle GmailShare/Bookmark
Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Writing to Rome when the bishop or pastor does nothing to correct liturgical abuses

Letter by letter.
At the blog Socon or Bust I saw a post about a woman who had been writing to her local bishop for some years about liturgical abuses at her parish.  The bishop, predictably, did nothing.
She wrote to the … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

From the Archive: Priest refuses to use new translation in consecration of Precious Blood. Invalid?

FROM THE ARCHIVE. (Since a couple people have recently asked about this through email.)
From a reader:
If I had to guess, there are probably many priests throughout the US who are refusing to celebrate the Mass according to the new translation.
My … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Linking Back, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Our Lord on Liturgical Abuses

Animi caussa!
Sent by a priest friend.

For Say The Black – Do The Red Stuff, click HERE.

 
 

Posted in Lighter fare, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

QUAERITUR: What to do about liturgical abuses?

I am under siege in email from frustrated people pouring our their tales of liturgical abuses, perpetrated or scheduled, for Holy Thursday. They ask “what am I supposed to do”?
Most of the time, there is nothing we can do in … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill | Tagged , | 41 Comments

Card. Ranjith works personally to improve liturgical worship in his diocese

I desire to redirect you to our friends at Rorate who have presented some exquisite reflections and directives from His Eminence Malcolm Card. Ranjith, Archbishop of Colombo.  May he be emulated far and wide.
You may remember that last year Card. Ranjith … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, Fr. Z KUDOS, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

QUAERITUR: Priest scandalizes religious ed students by disobedience.

Another form of clerical abuse.
From a reader:
I’m a DRE with an important question. Today at Mass, a visiting priest in the diocese indicated the following during his homily:
1. He is very much opposed to the new, more accurate translation.
2. He has … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , , , | 26 Comments

QUAERITUR: Before Mass ended the congregation blessed the priest

From a reader:
On Priesthood Sunday just before Mass ended, the resident nun took to the ambo and asked the congregation to extend their hands to bless the priest. She then led a fairly lengthy blessing. My wife and I were uncomfortable with this, … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , | 18 Comments

Bp. Coyne on what to do when priests don’t “Say the Black and Do the Red”.

A “Say the Black, Do the Red” sighting.
A few days ago I posted about an entry on the blog of H.E. Most Rev. Chris Coyne, auxiliary in Indianapolis.  I guess that that entry helped bring a lot of traffic to … Continue reading

Posted in Linking Back, Mail from priests, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , | 31 Comments

Concerning the “liturgical vigilante”

Be sure to check out Pat Archbold’s perspicacious and amusing piece over at the National Catholic Register entitled, “Liturgical Vigilantes“.
A few of good bits:
As general rule, vigilantes are not born, they are made. Their steely resolve to right the wrong, … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , | 62 Comments