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NEW VESTMENTS! Stunning new Pontifical Set has arrived!

It has been a long time coming, but the day has arrived. Today we received the new Pontifical Mass vestments from Rome. Gammarelli always packages things perfectly, with layers of poly/plastic to protect the contents. The shipment had been help … Continue reading

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Concerning vestments and the TMSM and YOU

One of the things I have tried to accomplish with the Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese of Madison (the TMSM is 501(c)(3)) is to provide worthy vestments for the celebration of the sacred mysteries. YOU readers, from all over … Continue reading

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Concerning beautiful liturgical vestments

The other day a friend and patron of this blog set a suggestion for a new set of vestments. Nice, huh?  Take a closer look! I am in the process of having fabrics, custom damasks, woven for upcoming sets of … Continue reading

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What the TMSM is doing with your donations

I want to let you know what our 501(c)(3) organization the Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese of Madison does with your tax deductible donations. A couple weeks ago, three new priests were ordained by the Extraordinary Ordinary for the Diocese of … Continue reading

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PHOTOS – New vestments underway for the TMSM!

As we get close to the end of the year, you may be thinking about tax-deductible donations. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE remember the Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese of Madison!  501(c)(3) I just received some photos from Gammarelli in Rome … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Reversible travel vestments progress

Here is a VESTMENT PROJECT UPDATE.  There is news about two projects, as a matter of fact. First, there is progress on the reversible, Shantung silk travel vestments. I have received a couple donations for these vestments.  I’ll embroider the names of the … Continue reading

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Fr. Z heading to Rome for Summorum Pontificum, also asks for input

A few items as the Labor Day weekend winds to a close. First, I will be in Rome for the Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage. I’m only there for a week and I will be REALLY BUSY for a lot of it. … Continue reading

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UPDATE: White Pontifical Vestments Project

  UPDATE 29 March: Progress I received photos from Gammarelli.  They are cutting the fabric. And so the process has started! UPDATE 14 Feb: The next phrase I just finished, with the help of the Vocations Director and his assistant, … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM UPDATE! Pontifical Vestments Project new PHOTOS

I have posted about our Society’s project to have a full Pontifical set of vestments made in glorious red silk damask with bright gold serpentine column trim. I posted photos of the fabric being cut at Gammarelli in Rome and … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Lace during Lent

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I was wondering what the rules are if any about wearing lace albs or cottas [surplices] by priests during Lent. Is there a prohibition on lace being worn during Lent? I don’t think there is. I … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Father says Mass in alb and stole

From a reader: A new pastor to our church celebrated the Sacrifice of the Mass dressed only in a white alb with a green stole this Sunday. It is my understanding a priest is always to wear proper liturgical vestments … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Do vestments really matter?!?

From a deacon… QUAERITUR: Does the kind, shape, color, and texture of vestments worn to celebrate the Mass really matter? Or, is it the person wearing the vestment is about building God’s Kingdom here on earth? Wow… interesting. I am reminded of … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM COMPLETED: Pontifical Vestments Fund Raising – ARRIVED!

19 January 2016: I returned today from my native place to find a large box by the door to the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue (which, ironically, has no heat right now).  Within were the new Pontifical set in purple! Opening the … Continue reading

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FOLLOWUP: Pontifical Mass vestments

On Monday, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, we had a Pontifical Mass at the Throne with the Extraordinary Ordinary, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison. Despite the horrid weather, and despite the Packers playing Atlanta … Continue reading

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ROME – Day 2: Vestments edition

This morning the group went off to the Audience and some time in the Museum, both of which I passed. On my way to meet a priest friend at Gammarelli I stopped at Sant’Eustachio.  Just a nice view, inside a … Continue reading

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