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Happy Anniversary ‘Quo primum’!

Today is the anniversary of the Apostolic Constitution Quo primum of St. Pius V, by which – following on the workd of the Council of Trent – the saintly Pope promulgated the Missale Romanum in 1570. Quo primum set the … Continue reading

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Missale Romanum cum lectionibus – online

Just too cool.  For priests who want to have a mobile (on screen, at least) Latin resource for the Novus Ordo Missale Romanum, an enterprising priest has made use of existing pdfs of the Missale Romanum cum lectionibus, long out … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday 1962 Missale Romanum, the Missal of St. John XXIII! [puff… sip … puff]

Today is the 52th “birthday” of the 1962 Missale Romanum! Spiffy! And because it is the Vigil of my Name Day, I shall enjoy a cigar from a box of small Macanudo from one of you readers (a priest, as a … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z corrects some diaconal misinformation about the Missal of St. John XXIII – UPDATE

UPDATE 21 May: Rev. Mr. Ditewig has changed his original post around a bit and has apologized. ____ The usually sensible Rev. Mr. Kandra and the, well, I suppose less than always sensible (he seems to support women’s ordination and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Travel-size 1962 Missale Romanum – AT LAST!

Looking for a gift for a traditionally-minded priest? Looking for a gift for a soon-to-be-ordained seminarian? Looking for materials for your budding Extraordinary Form Mass group in your parish? Looking for the right stuff for your own home’s private chapel … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Ember Days during Octave of Pentecost… penitential?

From a priest: For those that follow the 1962 calendar or simply follow the traditional penitential days, are the ember days in the octave of Pentecost days of fast? It would seem not since the octave days, similar to Easter, … Continue reading

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Updating the Traditional Roman Calendar (Extraordinary Form)

Something has to be done. I am a firm believer that the Extraordinary Form must not be tinkered with right now.  We need a long period of stability so that the right sort of “gravitational pull” of the Ordinary and … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Bilingual TLM hand missals in Latin and Spanish

From a reader: I have a friend (she is learning to speak English) that attends our Tridentine Mass and needs a Complete Latin/Spanish Missal of the 1962 Mass. I want to buy one for her and I have been looking … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday 1962 Missale Romanum! [puff… sip … puff]

I must hand it to our friends at Rorate, who are always on top of this stuff. Today is the 50th “birthday” of the 1962 Missale Romanum! As per Rorate: The Decree of the Sacred Congregation of Rites establishing the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: St. John Cantius (Chicago) instructional DVD for “Sacred Rites and Ceremonies”

I recently received a couple instructional DVDs produced by the canons at St. John Cantius in Chicago and I have had a chance to look at “Sacred Rites and Ceremonies of the Roman Rite, featuring the use of the 1962 … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: With what level of voice should priests say those quiet prayers?

From a priest: A thought: In the rubrics of the Missal, would you agree that a change in a word signifies a change in action? Looking at the prayers that the priest says that are not directed to the congregation, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS REVIEW: Editions of the Roman Missal with the new, corrected translation

Several priests have asked me my opinion about editions of the Roman Missal with the new, corrected English translation. They don’t know which version to purchase and wanted my insights. One priest wrote with additional information. Here’s the list: Liturgical … Continue reading

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Revising and updating the 1962 Missale Romanum

Sandro Magister at Chiesa has in interesting piece about the activity of the Holy See. Here is a little bit of what he offered. VATICAN CITY, September 19, 2011 – “The activity of the Holy See” is a hefty volume … Continue reading

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What to do with obsolete ICEL Missals – “Sacramentaries”

People have been asking what to do with obsolete editions of the lame-duck Sacramentary. I have made some suggestions in the past. The Canadian Bishops gave their own suggestion. For real. De-commissioning the Sacramentary 1. After the Prayer after Communion, … Continue reading

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The live dog or the dead lion? About the saints, our prayers, and their intercession.

I just finished writing a column for The Wanderer.  In this week’s burnt offering I was looking at the intercessions made after the consecration during the 3rd Eucharistic Prayer.  Here is something of what I wrote: There is one mediator … Continue reading

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