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A great multitude that was met together at the festival cried out to the Lord: Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest! (Processional antiphon of Palm Sunday) The Entry of Christ into Jerusalem, by Pedro Orrente, ca. Show More Summary
Tuesday of Passion Week - Station at Santa Maria in Via Lata The original station church for this day, Saint Cyriacus, was demolished in the late 15th-century, and the station transferred to nearby Santa Maria in Via Lata. The crypt of this church (seen in the first photo) is believed to be part of a building where St Paul lived. Show More Summary
A Call for Papers for the 2015 Meeting of the Society for Catholic LiturgyThe Liturgy: It is Right and JustOctober 1-3, 2015New York City?Keynote speaker: Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone?At the Sheen Center and the?Basilica of St....Show More Summary
Until the first part of the eighth century, the Thursdays of Lent were “aliturgical” days in the Roman Rite, days on which no ferial Mass was celebrated. A similar custom prevails to this day in the Ambrosian and Byzantine Rites, the former abstaining from the Eucharistic Sacrifice on all the Fridays in Lent, the latter on all the weekdays. Show More Summary
A stunning collection of photographs of Holy Week taken during the last ten years at St John Cantius Chicago has been assembled which you can see over at their website. As a preview, I have posted a few photographs below of Palm Sunday, Tenebrae, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday. Do go and have a look at the whole collection.
St. Theresa's Church, Trumbull, CT, celebrated its third Mass in the Extraordinary Form to mark Passion Sunday. The Rev. Shawn W. Cutler, parochial vicar, was the celebrant, assisted by the pastor, the Rev. Brian P. Gannon, S.T.D., as deacon, and Mr. John Pia as subdeacon. An estimated congregation of 200 attended the mass. The parish schola cantorum provided the music.
As reported last week on Vatican Radio and elsewhere, the Holy Father has elevated the Hungarian Greek-Catholic Church to the status of a sui juris church, as he did in January for the Catholics of Alexandrian Rite in Eritrea. The Eparchy...Show More Summary
As always, the high point of our photopost collection is Holy Week;. We invite you to send your photos (whether of the Ordinary or Extraordinary Form) to email@example.com for inclusion. We are also always glad to receive photographs of celebrations in the Eastern rites, as well as vespers and the office. Show More Summary
A schedule of Dominican Rite Holy Week Services at the Carmel of the Holy Family in Kensington (north Berkeley) CA may be found here. This link will be reposed before the Triduum.
As always, thanks to all of our readers who sent in photographs of their churches with veils for Passiontide. We are looking forward to seeing your pictures of yesterday’s feast, the Annunciation, followed by Palm Sunday and the rest of Holy Week, and then Easter. Show More Summary
Today is the beginning of our salvation, and the manifestation of the mystery from the ages; the Son of God becometh the Son of the Virgin, and Gabriel proclaimeth grace. Wherefore, let us also cry out with him to the Mother of God: Rejoice, O full of grace! The Lord is with thee. Show More Summary
From a press release just made public: The Monks of Norcia Sign with Recording Label De Montfort Music Distributed Worldwide Through Decca/Universal Music Classics Debut International Recording of Ethereal Chant March 23, 2015 (New York,...Show More Summary
Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent - Saint Eusebius In the historical lectionary, this was the day on which the Gospel of the Raising of Lazarus (John 11, 1-45) was read; the station was therefore kept at the church of Saint Eusebius on the Esquiline hill, right next to a very ancient Roman cemetery. Show More Summary
Why the beauty of the prayer corner in the family home is crucial to the New Evangelization The New Evangelization has become a buzzword of the age. Used by Pope St John Paul II, it refers to the need to reach the faithless in the West whose parents and grandparents were Christian. Show More Summary
Every year, we come back to the Holy Thursday ceremony of the washing of the feet -- and all the inevitable controversy that surrounds it when women are included among the group whose feet are washed, in spite of the use of the masculine word viri in the liturgical rubrics. Show More Summary
This article by our Ambrosian expert Nicola de’ Grandi was originally published on NLM on March 23, 2010. From time to time, we will be reposting earlier articles which may be of interest to our newer readers. According to the Ambrosian...Show More Summary
As always, our thanks to all those who sent in photos for Laetare Sunday and the feast of St Joseph. We also received from Northern Ireland some photos of a Mass for St Patrick’s Day, and a nice image of a Cross decorated for the Third Sunday of Lent in the Byzantine Rite, the Sunday of the Veneration of the Holy Cross. Show More Summary
Our next major photoposts will be for the feast of the Annunciation, March 25; please send your photos (whether of the Ordinary or Extraordinary Form) to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion. We are also always glad to receive photographs of celebrations in the Eastern rites, as well as Vespers and other parts of the Office. Show More Summary
Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent - The Four Crowned Martyrs Scroll down for some especially nice pictures of the procession through the church’s cloister. Once again, thanks to our friend Agnese for sharing them with us. I have posted...Show More Summary
A new monthly Traditional Mass has begun in Diocese of Dunkeld, Scotland, at the behest of the recently appointed bishop, His Excellency Stephen Robson, supported by the work of Una Voce Scotland. Bishop Robson had been approached by...Show More Summary