Tag Archives: Rituale Romanum

Question for Readers: Again about Spanish resources for the Traditional Roman Rite

I posted HERE a question about Spanish language resources for the older forms of the Roman Rite. A priest reader has written to ask if there is a Latin/Spanish version of a condensed Roman Ritual along the lines of the old … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Linking Back, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Mail from priests | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

QUAERITUR: What to do with occult objects?

From a reader: When you discover you have an occult or new age object in your house, do you burn it or do you douse it with Holy Water and throw it away? I know you are busy, but a … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , | 33 Comments

QUAERITUR: Blessing chickens

From a reader: I’m planning on hatching chickens in the next couple of weeks. I’m using shipped eggs which have a higher mortality rate from being through the mail system. (but I simply can’t get what I want locally) Is … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , , , | 44 Comments

REVIEW: Rituale Romanum from Nova et Vetera

The nice people at Nova et Vetera sent me an edition of their reprint of the Rituale Romanum. Their site says:  This is the first edition of the Rituale Romanum since 1957. It is based upon the last Editio typica … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM | Tagged , , , , , | 41 Comments

QUAERITUR: Do we have the right to ask for Traditional Form baptism?

From a reader: We are planning our daughter’s baptism next month and would appreciate your guidance regarding an issue that has arisen. Our parish does group baptisms twice a month outside of Mass. While our pastor was willing to do … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , , , | 53 Comments

ACTION ITEM! PRIESTS AND BISHOPS! Use the old Roman Ritual, Litany, prayers against storms!

ACTION ITEM! Please use the sharing buttons! My thoughts and prayers today are with so many of you in the way of the hurricane. May God and His Holy Angels protect you. PRIESTS AND BISHOPS! Use the old Roman Ritual … Continue reading

Posted in ACTION ITEM!, Urgent Prayer Requests | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

REMINDER of Seasonal Blessing: Assumption – Blessing of Herbs (and HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

Just a quick note to remind you that in the Rituale Romanum there is for the feast of the Assumption a special blessing of herbs and flowers. Click HERE for more. And the Assumption is, this year at least, a Holy … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Linking Back, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Wherein Fr. Z blissfully causes work for a harried parish priest. Another seasonal blessing: for Assumption.

I noted on the distinguished blog of the mighty Dean of Bexley, the Parish Priest of Blackfen, His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan that my post about blessing grapes on the Feast of the Transfiguration stuck pay dirt. H.H. whinges: Thanks … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

QUAERITUR: The “Churching” of Women after childbirth

From a reader: Can the Churching ritual be performed directly after the baptism, or should it be done on a different day? I ask this for clarity, as this will be the priest’s first time performing a baptism in the … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , , , , , , | 51 Comments

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

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, REVIEWS, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

REVEREND FATHERS! Epiphany is coming: We have special blessings we can use!

Remember that you can bless Epiphany Water, and chalk, and gold, frankincense and myrrh, and houses…. Lot’s of cool Catholic stuff can be done on Epiphany!

Posted in Just Too Cool, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

27 Dec: Today we bless WINE! HUZZAH!

The liturgical year guided and nourish and shaped Catholics for centuries.  It does so far less now.  But once, people not only followed the turning of the earth and the wheeling of the stars and the rising and setting of … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

QUAERITUR: Re-blessing things with older Rituale Romanum

From a reader: The prayers in the old Roman Ritual are sometimes much richer than the prayers found in the current Book of Blessings. Since the added exorcisms and petitions in the older prayers might make a sacramental more effective, … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Praying for rain

In the Extraordinary Form edition of the Missale Romanum there are texts for a Votive Mass ad petendam pluviam… to ask for rain. COLLECT (1962): Deus, in quo vivimus, movemur, et sumus: pluviam nobis tribue congruentem: ut, praesentibus subsidiis sufficienter … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments

Exorcism of a Community

Troops and officers who go into battle would do well to familiarize themselves with all the weapons at their disposal.  They should know a) that they have them, b) what they do and c) how to use them and when.  … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Mail from priests, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , | 24 Comments