Some TLM eye-candy

With a tip of the biretta to TNLM   o{]:¬)  I direct your gaze to a site called Christus Rex for some stunning photo of a Mass recently celebrated back on 14 September 2007:

And another well-dressed bishop:


About Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Fr. Z is the guy who runs this blog. o{]:¬)
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  1. Doug Gates says:

    Why do we think the deacon and subdeacon are wearing surplices rather than albs?

  2. Caeremoniarius says:

    The Deacon and Subdeacon are wearing albs. The Assistant Deacons have on
    surplices under their dalmatics, as the rubrics require.

  3. Ted says:

    What Church/Cathedral is that? Anyone know? I’d like to see more pictures of the building too! As always, thanks Father!

  4. Emilio says:

    Ted, it’s the church of San Isidro Labrador in Santiago, Chile:

  5. Emilio says:

    I should have noticed that the link I posted above (itself from the TNLM link Fr Z posted) is not a website of the parish pictured in it. The website is from a vendor of restored old vestments, etc. and presumably displays some of their wares.

  6. Fr. Scott Bailey, C.Ss.R. says:

    Question: Does the color of the bishop’s gloves (gauntlets?) match the color of the vestments?

  7. Alexander says:

    Original Source:

    Archbishop Bernardino Piñera Carvallo, Archbishop Emeritus of La Serena, Chile.

    Born, 22 Sep 1915 at Santiago de Chile. Age: 92.34 years old.

    Ordained a Priest 1947.
    Consecrated a Bishop on February 11, 1958, appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Talca, Chile, by Pope Pius XII.

    It is a great thing. But why is the good Bishop preaching from the pulpit? Should not a Bishop address the Faithful from below at Pontifical High Mass?

    It is sad to see however that apparently no Maniples were present or available anymore. I guess some post-conciliar modernist-revolutionary sacristans (I think clerics returning from Rome after the “Pastoral Orientation from the Council at the French College”) destroyed them. They sensed already early on that their “reform” would not last 50 years.

  8. Publius says:

    Is Msgr. really entitled to wear the pallium as “Archbishop Emeritus” of Serena?

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