Tag Archives: Requiem Mass

ASK FATHER: I’m dying and I want for my funeral…

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I am dying and planning my funeral. I like the formulations in the old Latin funeral more than in the Novus Ordo. Can English translations of the old mass be substituted for parts of the new Mass? The … Continue reading

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Beautiful Requiem Altar Cards from SPORCH

The nice lady of SPORCH sent me a new set of Extraordinary Form altar cards for Requiem Masses! They are spectacular.  Your TLM community needs a set! They are pretty big. Here they are on the edge of a large … Continue reading

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D. Oakland, Bp. Barber: Novus Ordo Requiem, Latin, Black Vestments, Faure

The use of Latin in our liturgical worship must not be limited to the Usus Antiquior of the Roman Rite.  Latin is the language if the Latin Church.  That means Extraordinary and Ordinary Form alike. For this reason I object to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Christian funeral, burial for divorced, remarried?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Can a Catholic who is divorced and remarried without an annulment receive a Catholic Christian burial? Yes! Can. 1184 lists – exhaustively – those Catholics who may be deprived of a Church funeral: Can. 1184 §1. … Continue reading

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Fewer Catholics schedule funerals for their dead

A tip of the biretta to Pewsitter for this piece from the Worcester Telegram: Bishop McManus worried that some omit funeral Masses WORCESTER — Bishop Robert J. McManus is expressing concern that Central Massachusetts Roman Catholics are not scheduling funeral … Continue reading

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Omnium Gatherum: All Souls Masses where YOU are

2 November, All Souls, is around the corner. This solemn observance, while not a Holy Day of Obligation, has always aroused in the faithful a strong response and turn out. Many people have been asking me to post their parish’s … Continue reading

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Another bishop restricts eulogies

Sermons for the older form, Extraordinary Form, Requiem Mass are to be pronounced only with the permission of the local bishop and are to be delivered after Mass concludes, while wearing no vestments. There is a lot of wisdom in … Continue reading

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Wherein I write of Requiem Masses, of death and prudence and perennial wisdom

I had a useful and edifying experience today.  In a way what happened today dovetails with what I experienced a week or so ago when I carried the Blessed Sacrament for Corpus Christi in the streets of Manhattan.  But I’ll … Continue reading

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A reader’s first “Requiem Mass”

From a reader: Having attended my first Requiem Mass yesterday I must say that I am absolutely shocked they got rid of it and replaced it with the current funeral Mass. Going to Mass last night and actually getting to … Continue reading

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Remedial Catholicism through chant

I direct you attention to an entry at The Chant Cafe: Simple Propers for All Souls Posted by Adam Bartlett Download them here Note that the chants for the Feast of All Souls are the same as the Requiem (Funeral) … Continue reading

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