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The FSSP’s publishing arm, Fraternity Publications, has issued their 2021 Ordo for the Traditional Roman Rite. Every sacristy, every priest, needs an Ordo. Every priest, even those who do not (yet) say the older, traditional Form, needs a traditional calendar … Read More
I recently received a pile of books from the nice folks at Romanitas Press. I’ll present them in due time. Speaking of time, however, here is their Ordo for 2021. An Ordo is indispensible. Every priest (at least!) and every … Read More
It is not to early to thinking about obtaining a liturgical Ordo for the upcoming liturgical 2018-2019 year. I received from the kind folks of the Latin Mass Society in England, their Ordo for the Extraordinary Form. BTW… I don’t … Read More
It’s that time of year again. Time to get your 2018 ORDO. The new liturgical year begins with Advent on 3 December.canons “Ordo” is a short way of referring to the booklet called Ordo divini officii recitandi sacrique peragendi” or else … Read More
Every Latin Church sacristy should have an Ordo for both the Ordinary and the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. Every sacristy… even if the older form of Mass isn’t celebrated at the church. A while back I posted about the … Read More
It is that time of year again. Advent is just around the corner. That means that we have to get our new ORDO for 2015. Every Latin Church sacristy should have an Ordo for both the Ordinary and the Extraordinary … Read More
From a priest… QUAERITUR: Our Canadian Ordo says we may use the sequence Victimae paschale laudes on this coming Second Sunday of Easter, which sequence I dearly love. Such was not the case in the Missal of St Pius V, … Read More
I have been wanting to post about a few useful items. Let’s start with what I received today. I have written in the past about the spiffy TLM travel altar cards from SPORCH. SPORCH is the Society for the Preservation of … Read More
The Canons of St. John Cantius in Chicago sent me a copy of their 2014 Ordo for use with the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. Every sacristy needs to have an Ordo for both forms of the Roman Rite! … Read More
The good people at the FSSP have sent me their Ordo for 2014. They are the first group to do so! Do you have your 2014 yet, Fathers? To order the FSSP’s Ordo, click HERE. This Ordo is especially useful … Read More
I posting from my mobile phone in an airplane, so I must be brief. The canons at St John Cantius in Chicago sent me a spiffy new Ordo for the Usus Antiquior. Here are some photos to give you an … Read More
Remember… Advent is coming…. FAST. Fathers… do you have your 2013 Ordo for the Usus Antiquior as well as for the Novus Ordo. The Roman Rite has two forms. You should have an Ordo for both.
FSSP Liturgical Ordo Correction: Sunday, October 21, 2012 October 17, 2012 A correction to the FSSP Liturgical Ordo for this Sunday, October 21: the Ordo specifies that this Sunday begins the 3rd Sunday in October for the Matins readings. However, … Read More
It is October, and therefore time to start thinking about getting a new Ordo for the 2012-13 liturgical calendar… for the Extraordinary Form, of course! I returned to the USA from my travel abroad to find waiting for me a copy … Read More
The nice people at the Fraternity of St. Peter’s offices sent me a copy of their Ordo. I looked at the Angelus Press Ordo recently and posted about it. My initial observations about the FSSP Ordo are a) the FSSP … Read More
Thanks to the kind folks at Angelus Press, I have a new Ordo for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. “But Father! But Father”, some people are about to ask, with a rising pitch: “Why do you write about … Read More
First, if you are not in the state of grace, don’t just go to Holy Communion anyway. That’s a sacrilege and a mortal sin. Those of you who are lax about Mass attendance need to remember that not going to … Read More
The nice people at Angelus Press sent me a 2011 Ordo… the Ordo Divini Officii Persolvendi Missaeque Sacrificii Peragendi Pro Anno Domini 2011. This Ordo is in accordance with the rubrics established by John XXIII in Rubricarum instructum of 25Jul … Read More
From a priest reader: Thank you for the work you do on your blog. I appreciate your wise counsels and good advice and of course your humor. Above all, however, I appreciate your fidelity to to the truth and the … Read More