Tag Archives: SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM

SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM: 6th Anniversary!

Today, Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, is the 6th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum going into effect.
You might say a prayer for Benedict XVI and also thank God for this important gift to the people of God.
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QUAERITUR: My teen wants to attend the Extraordinary Form. How to ask the parish priest?

From a reader:
My teen daughter loves Gregorian chant and has been asking me to take her to an Extraordinary Form Mass. We found out today that an associate pastor at a nearby parish has celebrated Extraordinary Form Masses in the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: New bishop against Traditional Latin Mass, persecutes priests.

From a reader (edited):
I just read your post about a group approaching the local ordinary for the Latin Mass wherein you recommend skipping this step and going directly to (able and) willing priests. We here in the diocese … have … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How to obtain more celebrations of the TLM in the diocese? Holy “lío”!

From a reader:
As you know on 30 April 2011 the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei issued the instruction Universae Ecclesiae of 30 April 2011, to clarify some aspects of Summorum Pontificum.
The two sections of this document that are of interest to … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: “Why I’m Not a Traditionalist (But We’re Going to Latin Mass Anyways…)”

From the blog The Back of the World, comes a blog post worthy of everyone’s attention.  I’ll add this fellow to my blog role.
Here it is with my patented Fr. Z treatment (you know… emphases and comments):
Hi, my name is Ryan. … Continue reading

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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 Collectio … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate and restrictions on the TLM

You will remember the hang-wringing and anxiety prompted by the restrictions on the use of the provisions of Summorum Pontificum placed on the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate by the Congregation for Religious.
Reminder: The friars had been using the Usus Antiquior … Continue reading

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Institutional collapse: a fruit of Vatican II?

At Harvesting the Fruit of Vatican II Louie Verrecchio posted a provocative piece about Ralph Martin’s recent article about the Church’s institutional collapse since Vatican II.
Here is a taste, and you can read the rest there.   There is some … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Pontifical Mass in the Novus Ordo?

From a reader:
This may be a stupid question, but in the Novus Ordo, if a bishop of the diocese celebrates Mass, would it technically be defined as a ”pontifical Mass” since he would be the pontiff?
Not a dumb-question at all.
Let’s get … Continue reading

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Msgr. Bux: Pope Francis will not restrict the Traditional Roman Rite

At the site of The Remnant there is a piece which quotes the great Msgr. Nicola Bux on Pope Francis’ attitude about the older, traditional forms of the Roman Rite.
Vatican Consultant Says Pope Will Not Hamper Traditional Latin Mass
By Alberto Carosa
ROME … Continue reading

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