Tag Archives: Martin Mosebach

Why we Say The Black and Do The Red

Let us begin with an understatement. The revitalization of our Catholic identity will be an opus magnum et arduum. Most of us reading this will not see but the first fruits. We have to be smart and persistent, using all … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z assigns some worthwhile reading

At First Things there are two outstanding pieces to which I direct your attention. Firstly, run, don’t walk, to read Martin Mosebach’s beautiful essay about “eternal Rome”.   The translator did a masterful job.  I read it yesterday on the airplane and … Continue reading

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BACK IN PRINT! The Heresy of Formlessness

I am delighted to report that The Heresy of Formlessness: The Roman Liturgy and Its Enemy (Revised and Expanded Edition) by the great Martin Mosebach is in print again… by the increasingly excellent Angelico Press. May I warmly urge everyone … Continue reading

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I have often lauded the important book by Martin Mosebach The Heresy of Formlessness.  I warmly recommend it.  US HERE – UK HERE  As a matter of fact, it was first on my suggestions for Lenten reading.  HERE First Things has published a … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Does the debate over liturgy overlook the plight of the Church and the world?

The Instruction Universae Ecclesiae 8, on the implementation of the provisions of Summorum Pontificum (the emancipation proclamation for the older form of the Roman Rite), states that the Extraordinary Form, the Usus Antiquior, is a treasure for all. With that … Continue reading

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Where is Pope Benedict’s liturgical vision getting traction?

The gentlemanly Sandro Magister has an interesting piece on Chiesa today about how liturgical vitality is found somewhere other than in Eurocentric regions. Ratzinger’s Best Pupils Are in Sri Lanka and Kazakhstan They are the bishops Ranjith and Schneider. They … Continue reading

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