Tag Archives: liturgy

Blog “New Liturgical Movement” under new management

Kudos to Jeffrey Tucker who has taken over the reins of the blog New Liturgical Movement! Click on the image and go spike their stats as a welcome gesture.

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GUEST POST: Gregorian Chant Will Save the World

Save The Liturgy – Save The Word has been a by word around this blog for a long time. I saw this on the blog The Back Of The World: Gregorian Chant Will Save the World A few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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HELP! A liturgy nerd is building a digital-calendar-generator for the TLM

Can you brilliant liturgy nerds help this… liturgy nerd cum computer geek? Thanks! From a reader: Hi father Z! I have spent the last two weeks constructing a digital-calendar-generator for the TLM/-62 (in Swedish, with celebrations according to the calendar … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Thursday 3rd Week of Lent – the “dying” the liturgy

Today’s prayer has roots in the Padua manuscript the so-called Gregorian Sacramentary and also the manuscript at Bergamo.  It was not in any edition of the pre-Conciliar Missale Romanum. COLLECT Maiestatem tuam, Domine, suppliciter imploramus, ut, quanto magis dies salutiferae festivitatis accedit, tanto … Continue reading

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Bp. Sample’s great Pastoral Letter on Sacred Music

My old friend now-Archbishop Alex Sample, before his translation to Portland, issued a Pastoral Letter on Sacred Music for the Diocese of Marquette.  It is called “Rejoice in the Lord” and it is a hit. First, remember his spectacular sermon … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Altar Boys

My friend Fr. Stephen Reynolds in Sugar Land, Texas has been doing some great things. Here is the latest in some videos about worship and the life of the parish. [wp_youtube]EXIWMh7v3Kg[/wp_youtube] Fr. Z Kudos to Fr. Reynolds!

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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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Unless you recover the words, you can’t recover the concepts.

When you change the words, you change the concepts. The liberal progressivist liturgical terrorist reformers were successful in changing our way of speaking about our sacred liturgical worship. For example, they made us – and no one asked them to … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on liturgical worship and our identity

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! This is GREAT. The Holy Father’s Wednesday Audience with my emphases and comments: VATICAN, OCTOBER 3, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave today in St. Peter’s Square. The … Continue reading

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The Holy Father’s General Audience on liturgical worship

Our Holy Father on what Mass means during his General Audience.  I have read the Italian, but the English isn’t available and I am not going to translate it right now.  Video HERE. <font color=”#ff0000″><b>[UPDATE: I found a translation.]</b></font> Vatican … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Applause during Mass

From a reader: One thing I have seen at several different parishes is the priest, during mass, after a song by the choir during mass either leading applause or in two instance saying something along the lines of ” How … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Elements of the Extraordinary Form in the Ordinary Form

From a reader: Can the Last Gospel and the prayers at the foot of the altar be a part of the Ordinary Form? Also, can the priest say, “May the body of Our Lord Jesus Christ preserve your soul unto … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald: The Church should make life harder for Catholics

Here is something for us all to think about as we approach the Year of Faith. From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, comes this good reflection.  It is on their regular site, but can be found in … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: Options for Divine Office sung in Gregorian chant – ONLINE

There are times when as I work or drive or walk I listen to the Office sung by Benedictine monks. For those of you who would like to get to know more about Gregorian chant, or start a schola, I … Continue reading

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Revision of English “Liturgy of the Hours” to begin

I noticed this in the newsletter of the USCCB’s Committee for Divine Worship: Liturgy of the Hours Among the many liturgical books affected by the implementation of the Roman Missal, Third Edition, none has generated more questions or interest than … Continue reading

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