Tag Archives: Alcuin Reid

ACTION ITEM & BOOK NOTICE: A “how to” manual of ceremonies for the PRE-1955 TRIDUUM and PENTECOST! Wherein Fr. Z rants on the times we are in, books you should buy, and why you should buy them.

I have an action item for you.  Below, I am pushing a couple of books, one old and one new.  Here on my treasure chest, this blog, I am channeling my inner Matthew 13:52. But first, a rant from your … Read More

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Sober thoughts about a rumored restricting of Summorum Pontificum. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Dom Alcuin Reid, has a good opinion piece at Catholic World Report about the rumored restrictions or retooling of Summorum Pontificum, Benedict XVI’s “emancipation proclamation” for priests and lay people regarding traditional sacred liturgical worship. My emphases and comments. Opinion: On liturgical … Read More

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UPDATE: Benedictiones Mensae – Table Prayers – Booklets available ON SALE

Some time ago I wrote a post and made a PODCAzT about how to sing your before and after meal prayers in Latin.  HERE It is important to bless food and to pray to God in thanksgiving for having any … Read More

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VIDEO: Building a new, traditional monastery in France!

I bring to your attention a lovely video about the new Benedictine monastery that is to be built for an international, English-speaking monastic community in the Diocese of Fréjus-Toulon, France. They use the Traditional Rites! This is a very good … Read More

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PODCAzT 176: How to sing Table Prayers in Latin

Today I talk about prayer before and after meals.  What inspired me is the recent arrival of beautiful little books – new – for singing the table prayers in Latin.  They are from the Monastery of St. Benedict, in southern … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Metropolitan Archbishops and Pontifical Masses

From a reader… QUARITUR: I know Cardinals can celebrate pontifical high masses “at the throne” anywhere. Can metropolitan archbishops do so anywhere within the ecclesiastical province, or only within their own archdiocese? According to the Usus Antiquior, the Extraordinary Form – call … Read More

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22 June: Manhattan, NYC – Holy Innocents – Talk by dom Alcuin Reid

I received word of a great opportunity for those of you within striking distance of Manhattan. This, from a friend: Dom Alcuin Reid, noted author and liturgist, will present a talk this Sunday, June 22nd, at the Church of the … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Flowers and unveiling Mary’s statue on Annunciation, during Passiontide.

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! From a reader: Should everything remain veiled for the Feast of the Annunciation? Can we unveil Mary? Is it appropriate to have flowers on the altar? Passiontide is a heavy liturgical time, especially in the … Read More

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“The older rite is here to stay” – analysis of Universae Ecclesiae by Alcuin Reid

There is a piece on The Catholic Herald‘s site (full disclosure: I write regularly for CH now) about Benedict XVI’s provision in Summorum Pontificum and Universae Ecclesiae by Alcuin Reid who reedited Fortescue/O’Connell Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described. My … Read More

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“So long as its valid, we can do what we want! Right?”

Some people think that so long as Mass is valid, that the minimal elements of valid matter and valid form are used, we ought to be able to change all the other elements to conform to the needs or goals … Read More

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