Spiffing video of incensation for #sumpont2016

I haven’t seen many photos from the beautiful Pontifical Mass we had in the Basilica of St. Peter during the 2016 Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage.  However, I spotted this video of the undersigned, acting as Deacon for the Mass. HERE

I am grateful that he posted it! And slo-mo, too! Very cool. I wonder if there is more.


John Sonnen postes this:

And from ClavesCoelorum

Of the Kyrie from the pews:

Of the Gloria:


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  1. pannw says:

    So beautiful…I would have loved being there. Thanks for the images, Fr. Z. On a side note, that still shot of Archbishop Sample gave me quite a start. I instantly thought of Father Percy Franklin as Pope Sylvester III from The Lord of the World. That is just how I pictured him.

  2. Smells and bells, chant, the inimitable FrZ…life is good, God is greater…

  3. jameeka says:

    Re: Loïc Lawin’s video —“I wonder if there is more.” Me too.

  4. michael de cupertino says:

    I was so excited to smell incense when we walked into church this morning. Only to be flummoxed by the pre-Mass “procession of the binder of names of the dead” , led by a man with a Tibetan prayer bell, followed by a man and a woman each carrying aloft a smoking clay pot of incense. I wondered to my wife in which version of the Roman Ritual father found that!

  5. Mariana2 says:

    Thanks, Father, this has cheered me up no end!

    Why did people sit down halfway through the Gloria?

  6. CaliCatholicGuy says:

    Mariana – From my admittedly limited experience ar Missa Cantata at home – it’s because they are mirroring what the celebrant is doing. The celebrant recites the Gloria and then sits, so the faithful sit and the choir finishes singing the Gloria which takes longer than reciting it.

    If I am incorrect I trust one more experienced here will advise in fraternal correction.

  7. jazzclass says:

    I spy Fr. Barker FSSP!

  8. Mariana2 says:

    Thanks, CaliCatholicGuy! No Missae Cantate around here, but as it actually looked and sounded like our Novus Ordo Masses I temporarily forgot I was watching an EF Mass!

  9. CallZorbin says:

    I guess the Vatican will say this is all “too rigid”….bla,bla

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