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Brick by Brick: a new church for a TLM community in Kansas

Jesus did not found your parish. Our Lord personally founded the Catholic Church and promised that she would prevail against the forces of Hell.  He did not promise that the Enemy would not prevail where you live.  He made no … Continue reading

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A first TLM experience recounted

From a reader: At home for Christmas break from the seminary where I teach, I had occasion to meet with a single mother and daughter whom I befriended when working in a parish internship long ago. The daughter is now … Continue reading

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“The Latin Mass is like beer. You have to drink it in a few times to like it.” Why Taylor Marshall attends the TLM.

May I suggest that you trot like Chaucer over to Taylor Marshall’s place and read his reflection on why he now attends Holy Mass in the Usus Antiquior? Some highlights to whet the… you know… I’ve not always been partial … Continue reading

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Guest Post: First TLM report

This came by email: I’m a college student in Dubuque, Iowa (Loras College if you’ve heard of it) and after growing up on the Novus Ordo I thought it would be interesting to go to a Latin Mass. I found … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Vernacular Proper in the TLM?

From a reader: I am considering starting an EF daily Mass in my parish. I am considering offering it as per usual with the exeption of using the vernacular for the propers (introit, collect, gradual, communion, post communion) and the … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Follow-up about starting up a TLM in a parish

From a reader, as a follow up to my post Brick by Brick: How to get a TLM on the schedule at your parish, a reader sent the following: You kindly posted a blog on September 13th about my parish priest … Continue reading

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Some feedback

From a reader: I do not have any question to ask you, but I just wanted to say thank you for your promotion and education on your blog of the Extraordinary Form of the Mass. I have only been to … Continue reading

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9-12 Oct – MIAMI, FL: Low Mass (Extraordinary Form) training for Priests – no charge

I am informed that there is training in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite being offered for Priests – 9-12 October 2012 – by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (Low Mass)FREE OF COST at St. John Vianney College … Continue reading

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A reader’s impression of 1st TLM (Pontifical!)

A reader sent in impression of the first Holy Mass he attended in the Extraordinary Form, and not just a Low Mass, either: I attended my first TLM this past week. It was a beautiful Solemn Pontifical Mass said by … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: I went to a TLM and felt like crawling under a pew. But as Mass began…

From a reader: Thank you kindly, Father. I’ve been to the Extraordinary form once. My sponsor was the celebrant. There is something greater there than at novus ordo. Something heavenly and otherworldly was at play. I definitely felt the fear … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick: How to get a TLM on the schedule at your parish

From a reader: I wanted to drop you a note to tell you what a positive response I got from our pastor here in ____ when I asked about the St. ___’s hosting an extraordinary form Mass. He said yes … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can I attend an “Anglican Use” parish?

From a reader: My city has a an Anglican Use parish, and my understanding is their Mass is just like the TLM except, not in Latin. I can deal with that. Is it permissible for regular Latin Rite Catholics to … Continue reading

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BOSTON: Fri 7 Sept, TLM at Cathedral followed by talk “The Culture of the Traditional Liturgy”

A friend of mine from my many years in Rome, Greg Di Pippo (very learnéd fellow), is going to be giving a talk in Boston, at the Cathedral, on the Extraordinary Form. There will be Holy Mass in the Extraordinary … Continue reading

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Brick By Brick: Extraordinary Form training in seminaries – FOLLOW UP

From a seminarian: I responded before to your inquiry about what training was or was not being offered in seminaries in the celebration of the Extraordinary Form. At the time you inquired there was no training offered for the EF. … Continue reading

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Reason #5 for Summorum Pontificum: vocations to the priesthood

Yet another reason to thank Pope Benedict for Summorum Pontificum: A long-time reader and participant (and donor) sent an alert about the following, with this comment: Interesting that CNS included a segment on Tradition starting at 2:15, featuring one Michael … Continue reading

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