Tag Archives: Sacrosanctum Concilium

50 years ago today: BUGNINICARE!

Today is the 50th anniversary of the promulgation of Sacrosanctum Concilium.
50 years.
FIFTY. YEARS.
I went back into the archives of the blog to find my post about…
Bugninicare!
UNIVERSAL SPIRITUAL-CARE REFORM FOR THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
(Socialized Worship)
Taking his cue from post-war European national … Continue reading

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Card.Cañizares: “It is normal to use the 1962 Missal.”

From Andrea Tornielli of Vatican Insider:
Cardinal Cañizares explains why he agreed to preside over [not just "preside over"] Saturday’s mass for faithful from the “Una cum Papa nostro” pilgrimage, in St. Peter’s Basilica
ANDREA TORNIELLI
“I gladly accepted to celebrate next Saturday’s … Continue reading

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What does Sacrosanctum Concilium 116 really say?

I saw on Sandro Magister’s site today a piece about Gregorian chant making a come back, a come back promoted by Benedict XVI himself through the Congregation for Divine Worship – whose brief he modified – and through his own … Continue reading

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Five wounds inflicted on Christ’s Mystical Body through our liturgy

Bishop Athanasius Schneider of Kazakhstan gave a speech on 15 January 2012 in which he listed  “five wounds” of the liturgical mystical body of Christ.  His whole address is on  Paix Liturgique.
His basic premise is that the rupture in our liturgical worship … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: No Stations observed on Fridays of Lent because that’s against Vatican II?

From a reader:
I am searching for a Church near me to pray the Stations of the Cross
this Lent. A few do not have the Stations during Lent until a week
before Holy Week. Another stated that while the Stations use to … Continue reading

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The intent of the liturgical reform?

A reader sent this.
Would that this Pope were heeded — and would that he heeded his own advice!
Paul VI on Liturgical Reform
The proper implementation of the Constitution on the Liturgy [Sacrosanctum Concilium] requires of you that the “new” and the … Continue reading

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MUST READ: Msgr. Pozzo’s comments on the Instruction “Universae Ecclesiae” in L’Osservatore Romano

The text of the Instruction Universae Ecclesiae appeared in the Saturday 14 May daily edition of L’Osservatore Romano.
In the Sunday edition of 15 May, there is a summary of a talk for the conference in Rome on Summorum Pontificum by … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT: Sunday Vespers, with lots of frills (Liber Usualis) – 3rd Sunday after Epiphany – Fr. Z rants a little.

Lots of frills this time, for the tired brethren.
However, I did something different time. I sang the whole thing from beginning to end using the Liber Usualis.
NOTE: Most of the year people will sing the Salve Regina rather than … 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 to Celebrate … Continue reading

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Wholly Ours

In a conversation with a friend today it became clearer and clearer to me how the Second Vatican Council’s document on liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium, is entirely the property of … on the side of the traditional/conversative argument.
The usual narrative which … Continue reading

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