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The Basilica of Ss Cosmas and Damian

For today’s feast of the martyrs Ss Cosmas and Damian, our friend Jordan Hainsey sent in some photographs which he took of the Roman basilica dedicated to them, which is one of the oldest in the city. In 2007, he did some work with the...Show More Summary

Two Items of Interest from Newman House Press

Speaking of prayers in preparation for Mass, Newman House Press wrote to let us know that they have available a prayer written for that purpose by the Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman, addressed to the Virgin Mary. This can be ordered...Show More Summary

EF Solemn Mass in Manhattan for St Michael

On Thursday, September 29th, the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, a Solemn High Traditional Latin Mass will be celebrated at 7:00 p.m. in the historic Church of the Most Precious Blood, located in New York City’s Little Italy. The intention of the Mass will be for the spiritual and physical well being of all police and law-enforcement officers. Show More Summary

Perfect Prayers for Before and After the Liturgy

Those who are familiar with the traditional Roman missal will know that it features quite a number of prayers of priestly preparation before Mass and of thanksgiving after Mass. Often a sampling of these orations, antiphons, psalms,Show More Summary

Early-Modern Reforms of the Dominican Liturgy

I recently posted the following item at Dominican Liturgy, but it has been suggested that readers here might also find it interesting. The Dominican Rite, both for the Mass and Office is famous for its stability and resistance to liturgical changes. Show More Summary

The Façade of Assisi Cathedral: Guest Article by Julian Kwasniewski

The Cathedral of St Rufino in Assisi, the third church to be built on the same site, was begun in 1140 A.D., about 40 years before St Francis was born. It is perhaps less visited than the major Franciscan sites in the city, but it was certainly very important in the early history of the Order. Show More Summary

New Spanish Video on Veiling (with English Subtitles)

Recently I reviewed the new book Mantilla: The Veil of the Bride of Christ. I was pleasantly surprised by the popularity of this post and by the many positive comments I received about it. Clearly, we are living at a time when it isShow More Summary

A Great New Recording of the Requiem Chants

For some years, Massachusetts-based hymn expert Peter Meggison has been working to keep classic devotional hymns alive by commissioning new recordings of them. Having made over a dozen sessions with choirs and small ensembles, he distributes the songs on CDs and on the web. Show More Summary

Eucharistic Procession in Cincinnati, Ohio, October 8

The Holy Name Society of St. Antoninus Parish in Cincinnati, Ohio, together with the Community-in-Formation of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri in Cincinnati and Old St. Mary’s Church will hold a men’s Eucharistic Procession on October 8th from 9 am to 11 am. Show More Summary

Thomas Merton on the Liturgical Reform

The Religion and Ethics section of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s website has posted a very interesting article by Gregory K Hillis, an Associate Professor of Theology at Bellarmine Univ., about the famous Trappist monk and writer Fr Thomas Merton, and his attitude to the reform of the liturgy. Show More Summary

Ambrosian Solemn Mass for the Exaltation of the Cross

Last Wednesday, the church of Santa Maria della Consolazione in Milan welcomed Mons. Luigi Magnanini, emeritus Archpriest of the Cathedral Chapter, for a Solemn Mass in the traditional Ambrosian Rite on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Show More Summary

Historical Recreation of a 15th Century Mass

Ben stumbled across this very interesting video which was published a bit less than two weeks ago, an historical reenactment of Mass as would it have been celebrated in a parish church in Sweden on Sunday, October 4, 1450. On the Youtube...Show More Summary

Guadalupe Chasuble Ex Voto

In thanksgiving to God on the fifth anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood, I celebrated a Low Mass in the Dominican rite. The vestment worn for the first time on this occasion, at a Saturday Mass of Our Lady, was a gift commissioned...Show More Summary

Upcoming TLM Events in Seoul, South Korea

The Traditional Latin Mass Community in Seoul, South Korea, has asked us to announce that on the weekend of October 1-2, they will host a special series of events with a visiting priest, including a visit to the Catholic Martyrs’ Shrine at Jeoldusan, “the beheading mountain,” in the Mapo-gu district. Show More Summary

How an Artist Creates the Illusion of Depth with Paint Alone

In good sacred art, even the look of the negative space around the figures is carefully controlled by the artist.The iconographic tradition portrays the heavenly realm, which is outside time, and crucially in this context, outside space. Show More Summary

Juventutem Event in DC for the Feast of the Rosary

If you are in the vicinity of Washington, D.C. you may be interested in this event organised by ‘Juventutem DC.’ There will be a Low Mass in the Dominican rite at the Lourdes chapel in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate...Show More Summary

Reclaiming St. Josemaría Escrivá for the New Liturgical Movement

St. Josemaría Escrivá (1902-1975), the founder of Opus Dei, celebrated the traditional Latin Mass all his life as a priest. He had mystical experiences in connection with it. He loved it so much that he obtained permission (it was thought...Show More Summary

Other Miracles of St Januarius

Today is the feast of St Januarius, who is also widely known by the Italian form of his name “San Gennaro”, as emigrants from Naples, of which he is the principle Patron, have brought the devotion to him wherever they have settled; the feast held in his honor in New York City is particularly famous. Show More Summary

Pre-Tridentine Ambrosian Breviary Online

Here is a very important discovery in the department of online liturgical resources: an Ambrosian Breviary printed at Venice in 1539 from A couple of pages at the beginning are damaged, but the rest seems to be in very good condition; the scan is the public domain, and can be downloaded in a variety of formats for free. Show More Summary

Votive Mass of San Gennaro Saturday

The month-long feast of San Gennaro in New York City's Little Italy is an iconic representation of the cultures Catholic immigrants brought from their native lands to the New World. Unfortunately, this very "Catholic" celebration has...Show More Summary

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