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Advent & Christmas Carol Services at the London Oratory and a concert

The Advent Musical Oratory is always held on the first Sunday of Advent at the Little Oratory in London and will take place this Sunday at 4.30pm. It is a service of Readings, Advent Hymns and Choral Music sung by the London Oratory Junior Choir, with medieval bells played by Dr Mary Remnant. Show More Summary

My Book of the Church's Year — A Children's Classic, Back in Print

Ever since I discovered Enid M. Chadwick's absolutely delightful, one-of-a-kind My Book of the Church's Year, I have been upset at the fact that it has long been out of print. The rare original copies still floating around fetch exorbitant prices on the internet. Show More Summary

Fourth Video on the Mass from the Liturgical Institute, Mundelein

Here is the fourth in the series called The Elements of the Catholic Mass, produced by the Liturgical Institute at Mundelein and presented by its director, Fr Douglas Martis.This one is about the church building. As Fr Martis describes, the Catholic Church is a sacramental Church, using the word sacramental as an adjective here, not as a noun. Show More Summary

Intorducing USUARIUM, A Massive New Database of Liturgical Books

We are very pleased to share with our readers news of the publication of an new electronic database of liturgical books, USUARIUM. I have already had occasion to peruse the database, and examine some of its contents; it is an absolutely invaluable resource, providing access to many rare texts which would otherwise be very difficult to get a hold of. Show More Summary

The Normativity of Ad Orientem Worship According to the Ordinary Form’s Rubrics

Ordinary Form Mass in Salt Lake City (Sacred Music Colloquium 2013) Today, most people who take a serious interest in liturgy know that celebrating Mass “facing the people” or versus populum was never mentioned even once in the documents...Show More Summary

Liturgical Notes on the Presentation of the Virgin Mary

The story of the Virgin Mary’s Presentation in the Temple comes to us not from Sacred Scripture, of course, but from some of the apocryphal Gospels. Although these are never read in the liturgy, some of what is written in them has been...Show More Summary

Laying A Few More Bricks in Switzerland

Fr Zuhlsdorf likes to use the phrase “brick by brick” to describe the slow and often painstaking process of building back up the Church’s liturgical life after decades widespread neglect and abuse. So here is another example of a few...Show More Summary

Denis McNamara on Sacred Architecture, Part 6 - Columns

Here is the sixth in the series of short videos by Denis McNamara, Professor on the faculty of the Liturgical Institute, Mundelein; his book is Catholic Church Architecture and the Spirit of the Liturgy. I found this one particularly fascinating. Show More Summary

EF Pilgrimage to Bologna for Dominican Jubilee

To celebrate the Jubilee of eight-hundred years from the establishment of the Order of the Preachers (November 7, 2015 - January 21, 2017), on December 7, 2015, a pilgrimage to the Ark of Saint Dominic will take place in Bologna, culminating with a Holy Mass sung in the Dominican rite. Show More Summary

The Dedication of Barcelona Cathedral

I am currently in Barcelona, and chose to today to visit the cathedral, jointly dedicated to the Holy Cross and St Eulalia, a local martyr of the persecution of Diocletian. I did not know ahead of time that today is the anniversary of...Show More Summary

Behold the Lamb of Advent!

Here’s an enterprising way to draw people into the liturgy, and to prepare for Advent, from Jesson Mata, who was recently appointed Director of the Office of Divine Worship in the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon, and also serves as Archbishop...Show More Summary

Third video on the Mass from the Liturgical Institute, Mundelein

Here is the second in the series called the Elements of the Catholic Mass, produced by the Liturgical Institute at Mundelein and presented by its director, Fr Douglas Martis.This one is entitled “the Role of the Parishioner” and discusses...Show More Summary

2016 Calendar from the Monks of Norcia

Following upon the monastic wisdom shared yesterday, courtesy of Norcia, today we can take a look at this remarkable community's 2016 Calendar.For several years running, I have been happy to announce the annual calendar produced by the Monks of Norcia. Show More Summary

“Convertere, Israël, ad Dominum Deum Tuum!”: A Benedictine Monk Defends Worshiping Eastwards

A monk of Norcia offering Holy Mass Fittingly, as we approach the season of Advent, NLM is pleased to make available to readers a new resource for explaining and defending ad orientem worship — a magnificent essay by one of the monks of the Benedictine monastery in Norcia, Br. Show More Summary

The Gregorian Introit for the End of the Year

The Lord sayeth, I think thoughts of peace, and not of affliction; you shall call upon me, and I will hear you, and I will bring back your captivity from all places. V. Lord, thou hast blessed thy land: thou hast turned away the captivity of Jacob. Show More Summary

Book Notice: Pope Leo XIII and the Prayer to St. Michael

I am coming to this task a little late (Rorate, LMS Chairman, and others have beat NLM to the punch!), but better late than never.A new, extremely interesting book has appeared from Preserving Christian Publications: Pope Leo XIII and the Prayer to St. Show More Summary

Juventutem Slovenia Welcomes Bp Athanasius Schneider

Juventutem Slovenia will welcome Bishop Athanasius Schneider to the Church of St Roch in Ljubljana (Sveti Rok in Ljubljana - Dravlje) for a lecture and two EF Masses, one low and one solemn, this coming Wednesday and Thursday. Bishop Schneider’s book Corpus Christi was translated in Slovenian and published there at their behest a few months ago. Show More Summary

The Feast of St Brice, St Martin’s Bad Disciple

St Martin, whose feast day we kept two days ago, was succeeded in the see of Tours, as he had predicted, by a monk named Brice, a singularly unpromising candidate to come after such a holy bishop. Martin spent as much time as his episcopal...Show More Summary

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