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Marian Procession in Chicago

Our friends at St. John Cantius in Chicago had a wonderful opening to their observances of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima.  Among the other festivities, they had a procession.
Here are a couple of videos.

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CHICAGO: Sat 13 May – O.L. Fatima 100th Anniv. Procession

My friends at St. John Cantius sent this:
This Saturday, May 13th, in the streets of Chicago, thousands will peacefully walk one mile praying for an end to violence—following Mary’s request to pray for peace, forgiveness, and conversion.
Beginning at St. John … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick: Priests learning the TLM

I had an interesting email today.
I got an e-mail today from Fr. Joshua, at St. John Cantius Church, who was good enough to share a group photo of several priests at their TLM workshop.
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Great news for Sacred Music promoters everywhere!

Firstly, did you know that the man who made the magnificent Garand rifle – which helped to win freedom for millions – was named John Cantius Garand?
Speaking of John Cantius, I received a note from St. John Cantius in Chicago … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 15 – Wednesday 2nd Week of Lent: Sins cause disorder

These daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season and to thank the benefactors who help me and this blog.
Today is Wednesday … Continue reading

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BRICK BY BRICK: A Communion rail restored in a major, historic church

I just received something interesting from a reader in Chicago, for your Brick By Brick file.
Perhaps you have at some time driven down the Kennedy Expressway.  Suddenly the Interstate bends sharply around, and very close to, the rectory of St. … Continue reading

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250 kneeling students sing Gregorian chant for ‘ad orientem’ Mass in motel bar

By now we have all heard about the March For Life pilgrims in the snow, the buses in the snow, the Masses in the snow, etc.
Here is an interesting article at Catholic Pop:
Stranded Pro-Life Group Holds Sung Ad Orientem High Mass … Continue reading

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VIDEO St. Maria Goretti arrives at St. John Cantius in Chicago

As you know, the body of St. Mary Goretti is on “pilgrimage” around these USA.  More HERE
She arrived in Chicago at St. John Cantius.
She will be coming to Madison, WI.
Here is the arrival of St. Mary in Chicago.

Remember that the … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! It’s time to order your 2016 Ordo (St. John Cantius)

It is that time of year again.  Advent is just around the corner.  That means that we have to get our new ORDO for 2015.
Every Latin Church sacristy should have an Ordo for both the Ordinary and the Extraordinary Form.
HERE
The … Continue reading

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Of the dropping of rose petals

Some years ago I posted photos of the Roman firefighters on top of the Pantheon (I shot them from my apartment’s window) as they prepared to drop rose petals through the oculus on Pentecost. HERE It’s a great custom.
I received … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: Time Lapse video of decorating a church for Easter

This is pretty spiffy, from St. John Cantius in Chicago!

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Get a free music CD of spectacular music of Lent from St. John Cantius

I had a great offer from the Canons at St. John Cantius which they want to extend to you, through my blog.
BIRETTA BOOKS – SPECIAL OFFER FOR LENT
Biretta Books has a special Lenten offer for Fr. Z’s Blog readers.
Visit www.BirettaBooks.com anytime … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Windy City Edition

I’m on a road trip.

Hmmmm… usually these vans are following me.
Right now I am in Chicago, at St. John Cantius.  Yesterday and today I gave some conferences on sacred liturgy.  We have had two, count ’em two, Solemn Masses in the … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: “I celebrated the Traditional Latin Mass before today’s exorcism…”

Time and again, priests tell me that when they learn the traditional form of Holy Mass and begin saying it, it changes them profoundly.
Today I received this note from a priest (slightly edited):
I finished the [Saint John Cantius in Chicago] … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Travel-size 1962 Missale Romanum – AT LAST!

Looking for a gift for a traditionally-minded priest?
Looking for a gift for a soon-to-be-ordained seminarian?
Looking for materials for your budding Extraordinary Form Mass group in your parish?
Looking for the right stuff for your own home’s private chapel for when Father … Continue reading

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