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Two Books for Children — One New and One Classic Reprint

M. Cristina Borges. Of Bells and Cells. Illustrated by Michaela Harrison. N.p.: St. Bonosa Books, 2014. 44 pp., paper. List: $13.50. Purchase at Montessori. The Mass Explained to Children. [Unaltered reprint of the original publication from Sheed & Ward, 1933.] Foreword by Rev. Show More Summary

The Feast of Ss Peter and Paul 2015

At that time: Jesus saith to Simon Peter: Simon son of John, lovest thou me more than these? He saith to him: Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith to him: Feed my lambs. He saith to him again: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me? He saith to him: Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. Show More Summary

Concelebration Tomorrow - From Dom Alcuin Reid’s Foreword to “The Holy Eucharist - The World’s Salvation”

Peter Kwasniewski just published a notice and review of “The Holy Eucharist—The World’s Salvation. Studies on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, its Celebration, and its Concelebration,” by Fr. Joseph de Sainte Marie OCD. This is the long-awaited...Show More Summary

The Feast of Ss John and Paul, Martyrs

The Passion of the Holy Martyrs Saints John and Paul, as recounted in the pre-Tridentine Breviary according to the Use of the Roman Curia. At Rome, (the passion) of John and Paul, brothers… when the Caesar Julian was taken by sacrilegious lust for money, he sought to color his greed by the witness of the Gospel. Show More Summary

Restoration Completed on “The Sistine Chapel of Milan”

Italian tour books and journalist will often call a church which is particularly impressive for its artworks as “the Sistine Chapel of” such-and-such a place, period or artist. The Scuola di San Rocco may be referred to as “the Sistine...Show More Summary

Book Notice: The Definitive Study of Concelebration

Joseph de Sainte-Marie, OCD. The Holy Eucharist—The World’s Salvation. Studies on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, its Celebration, and its Concelebration. With a Foreword by Dom Alcuin Reid, OSB. Leominster: Gracewing, 2015. xxxix + 557 pp. Show More Summary

Liturgical Notes on the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (Reprint)

This was the first in my occasional series of Liturgical Notes for major feasts. It is here reprinted with some adjustments to the original version; I have also added a video with a recording of the famously hymn for Vespers of St John’s Day Ut queant laxis. Show More Summary

“Historian Uses Lasers to Unlock Mysteries of Gothic Cathedrals” : An Interesting Article on NatGeo’s Website

The website of National Geographic has published just today an article about how an historian of Gothic art and architecture, Vassar College’s Professor Andrew Tallon, is applying laser technology to the study of some of the great Gothic cathedrals. Show More Summary

Chance for NLM Readers to Get Free Scott Hahn Book, and Up to 50% Off Emmaus Road Publishing Books

I have just been told about the news that Scott Hahn’s St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology has merged with Emmaus Road Publishing. They are also partnering with Lighthouse Catholic Media, whom many will know for the recorded talks sitting in racks at the back of churches. Show More Summary

Classics of the Liturgical Movement: Romano Guardini (2)

Two weeks ago we saw how masterfully Guardini spoke of the objectivity, preeminence, and emotional restraint of the sacred liturgy as the Church’s public prayer, and how tradition has bestowed on it a peculiarly balanced, well-rounded...Show More Summary

The Feast of St Aloysius Gonzaga in Rome

Each year on June 21st, the Jesuit church of St Ignatius in Rome opens up to the public the rooms where St Aloysius Gonzaga lived and studied while he was at the Roman College. (These rooms can be visited throughout the year, and priests...Show More Summary

NYC Procession was 'Religious Experience'

The term, "religious experience" is an oft-used expression in some quarters of our society, usually reserved for some performance or event that is moving to a person or group. It might be an "experience," but the chances of it having anything to do with religion are remote. Show More Summary

Drinking with the Saints : Some Excerpts from Dr Michael Foley’s New Book

Peter Kwasniewski just published a review here on NLM of Dr Michael Foley’s new book Drinking with the Saints: The Sinner’s Guide to a Holy Happy Hour (Regnery, 2015). Prof. Foley was kind enough to share some excerpts with us. Cocktails Named After the Saints By Michael P. Show More Summary

The CMAA Comes to Pittsburgh

The CMAA, the Church Music Association of America, will invade Duquesne University and Saint Paul Cathedral, Pittsburgh, PA, for the next two weeks. A Chant Intensive will be held June 23rd through June 26th, and the 25th Colloquium will be held from June 29th through July 4th. Show More Summary

Photopost Follow-Up

As a follow-up to various recent photoposts, here are some photographs covering some of the recent liturgical seasons and events: Ascension, Corpus Christi and Sacred Heart, along with Confirmations and Ordinations. St Mary’s Catholic...Show More Summary

First Solemn Mass of Fr. David Franco, FSSP – St Kevin’s, Warwick, R.I.

O n Thursday, June 11 (Feast of St. Barnabas), newly ordained Father David Franco, FSSP, celebrated his first Solemn Mass at St. Kevin’s Church in Warwick, Rhode Island (his home parish). These photos illustrate how the usus antiquior...Show More Summary

Book Review: Michael Foley's Drinking with the Saints

Michael P. Foley. Drinking with the Saints: The Sinner's Guide to a Holy Happy Hour. Washington, DC: Regnery History, 2015. Hardback. xx + 487 pp. List: $26.99. Available at (price as of today: $17.20). Also available in Kindle format. Show More Summary

A Show in Florence on the Oldest Codex of the Vulgate

From June 29 until October 3, the Laurentian Library in Florence will have a special show on one of its most important manuscripts, the Codex Amiatinus, the oldest complete text of St Jerome’s Bibilical translation, which we now call the Vulgate. Show More Summary

Corpus Christi 2015 - Third Photopost, from Sacra Liturgia in New York

Once again, we are grateful to Mr Arrys Ortanez for sharing some of his great photographs with us, this time from the celebration of Corpus Christi as part of the recent Sacra Liturgia conference in New York City. The Mass was celebrated by H.E. Show More Summary

Regular Weekly TLM Announced for the Diocese of Nashville, TN

Beginning on August 9, a regular celebration of the Mass according to the Missal of St John XXIII will be held every Sunday at 8:30 a.m., at the Church of the Assumption in Nashville, Tennessee, located at 1227 7th Ave. North. The parish’s...Show More Summary

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