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Since we are now in the midst of the second round of sessions of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, our readers might find interesting the traditional order for holding a synod, according to the 1595 Pontifical of Clement VIII. The...Show More Summary
There was a significant fire this morning at the Shrine of Christ the King Sovereign Priest (formerly the Church of St. Gelasius), the home of the Institute of Christ the King in Chicago. News reports are here and here. The Canons Regular at St John Cantius ask NLM readers for their prayers.
In the course of his Papacy, the fourth longest in history, Pope Leo XIII (1878-1903) issued eleven encyclicals on the Rosary, in the years 1883, ’84 and ’87, and then each year from 1891-98. All of them were published in September (except...Show More Summary
Kudos to Kevin DiCamillo, both for this very nice article published a few days ago on National Catholic Register, and the clever pun in the title. He recounts his discovery of the Extraordinary Form of the Mass, and the virtue of silence within it. Show More Summary
Entertaining, funny, easy to watch...and noble (mostly). This film offers us lessons in how to promote the New Evangelization and offer the Mass to the masses. Really, I mean it!The Intern is an entertaining and very funny feelgood movie which has a good story and along the way reinforces good traditional values. Show More Summary
One of the most hackneyed of all clichés is that “a picture is worth a thousand words.” But there’s a reason certain familiar sayings arise in the first place, and that’s because they express a truth beyond gainsaying. This past summer,...Show More Summary
I recently stumbled across this interesting new piece of work by Mr Nikola Sari?, a Serbian artist currently living in Hannover, Germany. It represents the martyrdom of the Coptic Martyrs of Libya, a group of Egyptian Copts who, as I...Show More Summary
According to the Bolletino at the Vatican, Monsignor Guido Marini was replaced as Papal Master of Ceremonies by a Slovak priest by the name of Jan Dubina. What is going on?
A very nice alternation of chant and polyphony, by the Ensemble Venance Fortunat. 1. Custodes hominum psallimus angelos,Naturae fragili quos Pater addiditCoelestis comites, insidiantibusNe succumberet hostibus.Angel-guardians of men,...Show More Summary
Fr Lawrence Lew, a long-time contributor to NLM and a diligent photographer and videographer, has just posted this video which he made to youtube. It has the singing of the antiphons at the end of Compline: Sub tuum praesidium, translated...Show More Summary
A good approach to re-establishing a cultural tradition In my recent posting about newest edition of the Adoremus Bulletin, I showed the cover photo of the publication, which is of a beautiful wall panel. I was delighted to hear just...Show More Summary
This guest article comes to us from Mr Andrew Meszaros, moderator of the Miami Chapter of the Familia Sancti Hieronymi, an organization which seeks to cultivate the use of Latin as a sacred and liturgical language, but also a living language of particular importance for Catholics. Show More Summary
The online Catholic Herald has just published a very moving commentary by an English doctor (written under a pseudonym), telling of his experience in treating patients dying of cancer, first as a “jolly pagan” with a “head was full of confusing, syncretist, New Age nonsense”, and then after returning to the Church and the Sacraments. Show More Summary
It is to be expected that the Renaissance would greatly admire the figure of St Jerome, second only to St Augustine as the most prolific writer among the Latin Fathers. Augustine himself describes Jerome as “learned in the Greek andShow More Summary
Full details given in the poster below: click to enlarge. Please note that there will also be Pontifical Vespers in the evening of the same day.
St Stephan Catholic Church in Portland, Oregon, will be hosting a Sacred Liturgy Conference from October 29th to November 2nd. Latin Masses will be celebrated daily in both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms, and many conferences will be given by a variety of priests, monks, laity, and Archbishop Sample. Show More Summary
The traditional title of today’s feast is “The Dedication of St Michael the Archangel”, a term already found in the 8th century Lectionary of Wurzburg, the oldest of the Roman Rite that survives, and in the ancient sacramentaries. The...Show More Summary
Information about this upcoming liturgical event in New York City was provided to us by Mr Patrick O’Boyle. On Sunday, October 4 at 10:00 a.m., an Italo-Albanian Greek Catholic Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at Most Precious Blood...Show More Summary
By the grace of God I’ve been a Catholic all my life, and during these decades, I’ve known and observed many priests going about their duties. One of the most fascinating differences among them is how they bear themselves before and after Mass. Show More Summary
I have received the itinerary for the Catholic Artist Society speaker series in New York City for the coming year.Amongst the very strong line-up there are two speakers whom I have had contact with in the past. First is Denis McNamara who is always interesting when he talks about beauty and architecture. Show More Summary