Tag Archives: Novus Ordo

Translators “often” accidently leave things out. This time the lacuna concerns the SSPX and the Novus Ordo.

Translation can be hard.  Even when it isn’t, translators are sometimes rushed or tired.  However, it is good to pay attention to get all the words, especially those pesky little words that can change completely the sense of a sentence. … Continue reading

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Card. Brandmüller on the liturgical reform of Vatican II

Our friends at Rorate noticed a piece at Vatican Insider in which His Eminence Walter Card. Brandmüller expressed himself about the Novus Ordo, aka “the Mass of Paul VI” and “the Ordinary Form”.   He says what we know is true … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Books for singing the Novus Ordo Mass in Latin

From a reader: I know that the Liber Usualis and the Graduale are the two main places to find the appropriate chants for any given feast day in the Extraordinary form of the Mass, but I was wondering where one … Continue reading

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For Lay People: Participation at Holy Mass: Which Form? WDTPRS POLL

Rorate has a poll going for their readers about participation at Holy Mass in the Ordinary Form, the Novus Ordo.   The way to know their readers, thought it is clearly gauged for lay people, not priests. I think that … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priests and a silent Roman Canon

In another post I wrote about an option for a silent Canon/Eucharistic Prayer in the Ordinary Form. This comes from a priest: I have had an interesting experience with the new translation of the Roman Missal. Since it arrived, I decided … Continue reading

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Card. Burke on “mutual enrichment”. Fr. Z rants.

When Benedict XVI promulgated his “emancipation proclamation” for the older form of the Roman Rite, his Motu Proprio  Summorum Pontificum, he wrote about a “mutual enrichment” between the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms which could take place.  For that to happen, … Continue reading

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A priest friend… EXPERIMENTING with Mass … oh… oh… oh….!

From Fr. Martin Fox of Bonfire of the Vanities: My Experimental ‘Spirit of Vatican II’ Liturgy Tonight, I did an experiment with the liturgy, in the (true) spirit of Vatican II. For the Solemnity of the Assumption, we had the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: SSPXers and CATHOLIC TRADITIONALISTS ONLY!

A discussion under a different entry prompts me to post a poll. I ask the help of “trad” blogs to get the word out and get a larger sample. I have rarely met anyone who is firmly attached, even fanatically … Continue reading

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A priest writes about his love of the Novus Ordo

Here is a counterpoint to the position many of the readers will have. You should also check out his blog.  You will find that he is a fellow traveler.  This fellow is no liberal. The Happy Priest: Why I Love … Continue reading

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A Jesuit theologian opines about the 60’s and Pope Benedict

An alert reader caught this and passed it along.  I am, as you can guess, unlikely to read The Huffington Post, on my own. The last response amused me. My emphases and comments. How The ’60s Transformed The Catholic Church … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 95: PART III – 40 years ago… Paul VI on the eve of the Novus Ordo

Based on your response to PODCAzT 93 & 94, and my own desire to drill more deeply into the issue, we welcome back as our guest Pope Paul VI (+1978). In PART I we explored Paul’s General Audience of 26 … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 94: PART II – 40 years ago… Paul VI on the eve of the Novus Ordo

Based on your response to PODCAzT 93, and my own desire to drill more deeply into the issue, we welcome back as our guest Pope Paul VI (+1978). In the last PODCAzT we explored Paul’s General Audience of 26 November … Continue reading

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Emended Missale Romanum, editio typica tertia

The April Newsletter of the USCCB’s Committee on Divine Worship is out. There is an interesting article about the new printing of the Missale Romanum.  There are corrections of spelling, grammatical and typographical errors. Holy See Issues Emended Missale Romanum, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: I was supposed to love the TLM, but I hated it!

From a reader with my emphases and comments: I’ve been following your blog quite attentively for a few months now and all my reading convinced me that I needed to give the Extraordinary Form of the Mass a try ASAP. … Continue reading

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