Daily Archives: 3 April 2020

@BoiseBishop goes to the liturgical zoo. Attempts to forbid “ad orientem” worship, kneeling for Communion, etc.

I am at a point where I can react now, in a measured way, to the astonishing chutzpah of Bp. Peter Christensen of the Diocese of Boise since 2014.  Some time back he told priests of that diocese that they … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Ritual “solita oscula” in the time of coronavirus

From a reader… QUAERITUR: The solita oscula are deeply ingrained in the roman rite, however should these still be given in times of disease, like this coronavirus? Thanks for any answer you can provide. Solita oscula or “usual kisses” refers … Read More

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Friday after 1st Passion Sunday: Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows and the “Our Lady of Sorrows Project”

Today, Friday after 1st Passion Sunday, and a 1st Friday this year, we commemorate Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows.  Priests can say the Mass of Our Lady of Sorrows today, with counter-intuitive white vestments, a Gloria and other aspects usually … Read More

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WDTPRS: Collect of the new Mass “In time of pandemic” v. Collect of traditional Mass, “In time of pestilence”. Wherein Fr. Z rants

Remember: We are our rites. The way we pray has a reciprocal relationship with what we believe.  Change our prayers and our belief will, over time, shift and vice versa.   This dynamic is at the core of the phrase from … Read More

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3 April – Holy Mass (TLM) Seven Sorrows of Mary – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5) – With “fervorino”

NB: Mass today is offered for my benefactors, those who have donated or sent things from my wish list. I am grateful to all of you. I am again going to LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central … Read More

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