“Gregorian Mass” match ups: available priests with people who have requests

UPDATE 12 March 2024:

Please follow my instructions carefully.  I post them to ease the process and so that your request doesn’t get lost.

Also, priests are lacking at the moment, especially for the Traditional Latin Mass.  Be patient.


Some priests (older, students, in mission countries) really need intentions to help make ends meet. Consider being generous when you make your own arrangements.

NB: I will have nothing – zero – to do with you making your arrangements.

____ ORIGINALLY Published on: May 24, 2020

In the past I have played “yenta” and put lay people who want Gregorian Masses (30 consecutive Masses for a single intention – for the deceased.


If you can take such an intention write to me.  Drop me a note HERE

Put in the subject line


Not anything else.  Just that. Only that…. as in NOTHING OTHER THAN THAT.   Not “Free for Gregorian Mass” … not “I’m available”… not “Gregorian Mass request”… not “Free for Masses”.  (It’s amazing how many guys seem not to be able to follow this… and therefore I MISS THEIR EMAIL.)

  • In the body of the email, indicate (if you have one) what your present assignment/ministry is and where.  
  • In the body of the email, indicate if you can celebrate the Traditional Latin Mass or only the Novus Ordo.
  • I will forward to priests the email from the people who made the requests.
  • You work out stipends on your own.  I will have ZERO to do with that.  AGAIN: I will NOT help you to receive any money.  Work that out with the person who wants the Masses said.  
  • NB: Some people want only Traditional Latin Masses, some are indifferent as to which Missal is used.  Work that out with them.
  • Once I send you a contact, I will not be involved.


STOP AND READ THIS… do not go on without READING this.

If lay people want a Gregorian Mass set, write to me HERE.  Put in the subject line:


If you put something else in the SUBJECT line, I might not see your email.

I’ll try to match you up with an available priest.  No promises about when.

In the body of the email, provide these details:

  • Traditional Mass only or
  • Novus Ordo only or
  • either TLM or NO (this will probably result in a quicker response)

Gregorian Mass series are traditionally offered FOR THE DEAD.  They are intended to release souls from Purgatory.

REMEMBER: The Novus Ordo is VALID.  There will be a great many more opportunities for Gregorian Mass sets if you are willing also to have Masses in the Novus Ordo.  I’m just sayin’.

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