What it’s all about in Rome… TLM… Cardinals… eye-candy…

I want to encourage you to visit Orbis Catholicus where my friend John Sonnen, whose parents I saw today after Mass, posted marvelous TLM eye candy from the visit of Card. Canizares to the Roman parish Ss Trinita dei Pelegrini.

Yah… we can enjoy all the lovely photos of clerics posed in vestments.


What it is all about…

About Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

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

    OK, this made my day. How beautiful to see the old tradition of kissing the hand of a priest. And of course, the vestments made me swoon.

  2. frere wilfrid says:

    The deacon should have told him to get that thumb and forefinger together!

  3. ssoldie says:

    How absolutely beautiful, after forty + years they are finally starting to get it right. Keep praying your rosary’s you trads, it’s working, thank you Blessed Mother.

  4. gloriainexcelsis says:

    Last October (2008), I was privileged to be on pilgrimage with the FSSP to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its founding. Our pastor from St. Stephen’s, Sacramento, Fr. Novokowsky, celebrated Mass for us at the now personal parish of the FSSP. What a wonderful old church is Ss Trinita dei Pelegrini. Its history is fascinating, as well. The huge depiction of the Trinity over the main altar by Reni is imposing. Cardinal Castrillon Hoyos presided at the final, solemn high Mass there for the pilgrims, German, French and English-speaking groups. To hear the organ, the schola and choir filling the air with beauty and reverence to end the barren feeling too long experienced even in our ancient churches gave me goosebumps.

  5. RichR says:

    The deacon should have told him to get that thumb and forefinger together! -frere wilfrid

    Yeah, that’ll work. A deacon telling the Prefect for Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments the rubrics of the Mass. I’m grateful His Emminence took the time to offer the Mass in all its complexity.

    A beautiful Mass by a prominent churchman in a beautiful church building! Thanks for sharing, Fr.Z.

  6. irishgirl says:

    Ah, how cool that is….’Little Ratzinger’ at San Trinita!

    I would have loved to see this!

  7. Clinton says:

    We’ve come so far back out of the desert in just a few years. Three years ago such a Mass celebrated by such a Cardinal would have
    been front page news across the globe. Now such a Mass is reported with less astonishment and more quiet satisfaction. Brick by
    beautiful brick….

  8. irishgirl says:

    Oops-my bad-I meant to say ‘Sanctissima Trinita’!

    Probably thought of ‘San Trinita dei Monti’, where the Spanish Steps are!

    Oh, well-what do you expect? I haven’t been to Rome since 1983-and I never got to see either ‘Trinitas’!

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