Tag Archives: Novus Ordo

We Are Our Rites! Wherein Fr. Z rants after reading Peter Kwasniewski

At NLM, PK has a good offering.  (“Ho hum!”, you are saying, because I have to write that so often.)
Starting with Nietzsche and his famous “God is dead”, he spins up a good argument about “modern” liturgy, liturgists, etc., who … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Could it be a sin to attend a Novus Ordo Mass if you think the TLM is superior?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
If a lay person is presented with the option to attend either a Novus Ordo Mass or a Traditional Latin Mass, and, in turn,
(a) believes that the TLM is more substantively and consistently reverent to God, and
(b) faces … Continue reading

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NLM: Useful study of creation of the Novus Ordo Lectionary

Have you followed the tennis match back and forth that has resulted since Card. Sarah’s suggestion in La Nef that the Extraordinary and the Ordinary Forms of Mass should have a coordinated Lectionary?
Some were cool about that suggestion and others … Continue reading

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CRISIS: A reflection on differences of the Novus Ordo and Traditional Roman Rite

From the useful Crisis with my emphases and comments:
Worship Worthy of God
MICHAEL J. ORTIZ
July 7 is [already!] the tenth anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s Summorum Pontificum, a decree that allows priests to celebrate the form of the liturgy of the … Continue reading

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Wherein another reader does indeed “throw in the towel”

From a reader:
In light of your rather depressed email correspondent [HERE], I want to share a more uplifting story.
[…]
I have again become a Roamin’ Catholic. After decades as a “Novus Ordo Catholic,” I have thrown in the towel and decided … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can the Novus Ordo be “ad orientem”, in Latin, with Deacons?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Can a Novus Ordo be ad orientem with Latin, chant, a subdeacon and deacon in traditional vestments?
Not only can the Novus Ordo be celebrated ad orientem, it ought to be.  The rubrics indicate that this is the standard, the norm.  The … Continue reading

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This saint, after 1969, never said Mass using the Novus Ordo

Summorum Pontificum was a tremendous gift to the whole Church.  It was certainly one of the most – if not the most – important achievements of Benedict XVI, part of what I cal his Marshall Plan.  It is a great … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: What are the best arguments they have in the favor of the novus ordo?

From a reader… and please note that when I get emails with strings of questions I usually delete them instantly.  Answering this is an exception to the rule, which I indicate clearly on the ASK FATHER form.  If ya’ll want me … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Ordinary Form Mass very much in the Roman style

I was sent a link to a video of the Holy Mass in the Ordinary Form celebrated at the Proto-Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Seattle in Vancouver, WA for their Patronal Feast of St. James the Greater.
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ASK FATHER: Future spouse doesn’t want kids to attend Novus Ordo, but I do.

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I am engaged to a girl who was raised attending a SSPX chapel her entire life. We will be married by a diocesan priest in the traditional form. She is unsure whether she can receive communion at a … Continue reading

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When ‘experts’ interpret the wishes of the laity: What could go wrong?

Over at NLM my friend Gregory DiPippo has a fine essay with reflections on the imposition of the vernacular for Holy Mass back in 1969/70.  This topic has been on my mind lately, given that we have been at this … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzTs: Advent 1969 the Novus Ordo imposed by Paul VI – 45 years later

In conjunction with reading Peter Kwasniewski’s new, provocative book (which rather reads like this blog in many respects), I just reviewed three old PODCAzTs I made at the time of the 40th anniversary of the implementation of the Novus Ordo … Continue reading

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SAN DIEGO: Brick by Brick with Latin Novus Ordo with Spanish speakers

I recently posted about the good news in the Diocese of Raleigh where, in Dunn, NC, at Sacred Heart Church there are now Masses in the Extraordinary Form celebrated with Spanish re-readings and sermon.  HERE
For your Brick … Continue reading

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CHART: Correspondence of lectionaries, Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

A while back I asked for help, for a way to line up the readings on Sundays between the Novus Ordo and the Usus Antiquior.
For example, I want to see whether or on which Sundays the readings for the, say, … 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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Confusion about the term “Latin Mass”

I have been going on for YEARS – nay, rather, DECADES –  now about how trads and others should NOT use the term “Latin Mass”, just by itself, to describe Mass in the Extraordinary Form, the Usus Antiquior, the Pian … Continue reading

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A bottle of wine: “Novus Ordo”

From a reader:
When I was in Chicago, I picked up a bottle of wine called “Novus Ordo.”  When I brought it back home for a priest friend he insisted that we create an appropriate wine stopper capturing the “spirit” of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priests acting as deacons in the Novus Ordo

From a priest reader…
QUAERITUR:
In light of par. 22 of the Ceremoniale which states that presbyters are not to wear diaconal vestments but also in light of the return of cardinal deacons and the Vatican’s explanation of it, what can be done? … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Genuflections during the Novus Ordo Creed

From a reader:
I know that on Christmas and the Feast of the Annunciation in the Ordinary Form we are required to kneel during the words, “For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven, and by the … Continue reading

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Why don’t as many men go to church as women?

Today is the 50th anniversary of Sacrosanctum Concilium.
What great fruits the liturgical reforms have produced!  Jammed churches, long confession lines, full schools, lots of weddings and baptisms, convents bursting, seminaries churning out priests as fast as they can be ordained….
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