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Lenten Retreat in Allentown, NJ, Feb. 17-19

Father Carlos Hamel of the Fraternity of Saint Joseph the Guardian will preach a retreat based on the Ignatian Exercises, at the church of Saint John the Baptist, 1282 Yardville-Allentown Road, Allentown, New Jersey. The Spiritual Exercises...Show More Summary

Blessing of the Waters on Julian Epiphany

Yesterday was the feast of the Holy Theophany on the Julian Calendar, the commemoration of the Baptism of Christ in the Jordan. It is a tradition of the Byzantine Rite to bless not just water in vessels within the church on this day, but also large bodies of water such as lakes and rivers. Show More Summary

Ordinariate Evensong in the Philadelphia Area

On Friday, February 3rd, at 8 p.m., the church of St John the Baptist in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, a parish of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter, will begin a series of celebrations of choral Evensong and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, featuring the music of composers such as Thomas Tallis, Orlando Gibbons, Jacques Arcedelt and Tomás Luis de Victoria.

Tradition is for the Young (Part 5) : More from the FSSP’s German Seminary

On Sunday, I published some photos of the Fraternity of St Peter’s German seminary visiting Buxheim Charterhouse, and celebrating Mass there for the feast of the Immaculate Conception. That same day, the community celebrated VespersShow More Summary

Latin and the Latin Mass in Singapore

A regular reader from Singapore brought to my attention this article from the Straits Times (named for the strait that separates the island from the Malay Peninsula) about the TLM community there, and the presence and use of Latin in their small, multi-lingual nation.“Latin is also alive in St Joseph’s Church in Victoria Street. Show More Summary

The Two Feasts of St Peter’s Chair

The feast of St Peter’s Chair was originally kept on one of two dates. Some sources, going back to the fourth century, attest to it on January 18th, among them, an ancient Martyrology formerly attributed to St. Jerome. Others place it...Show More Summary

Dominican Rite Candlemas in Youngstown, Ohio

St. Dominic’s Church in Youngstown, Ohio, will have the blessing of candles, procession and sung Mass in the Dominican Rite on the feast of the Purification, Thursday, February 2, starting at at 7 p.m. The church is located at 77 E. Lucius Avenue.

More Earthquakes in Italy - The Monks are Safe

Central Italy was rocked by earthquakes once again today, three of them within an hour. The first took place at 10:25 a.m. local time, 5.1 on the Richter scale, the second at 11:14, a 5.4, and the third at 11:25, a 5.3. All three were...Show More Summary

A Proper Hymn for St Anthony the Abbot

Here is an interesting and very typically medieval hymn for the feast of St Anthony the Abbot, composed in the 14th century. I stumbled across this in the Breviary according to the Use of Passau, Germany, printed at Augsburg in 1490;...Show More Summary

Monastic Chant Forum at Quarr Abbey, Isle of Wight,July 2017.

Fr Benedict Hardy of Pluscarden Abbey has sent me details about the next meeting of the Monastic Chant Forum, which will take place at Quarr Abbey on the Isle of Wight in England this coming July. The meeting will run from Monday July 17th (arrivals before supper at 7 pm) to Friday, July 21st. Show More Summary

A Tale of Two Lectionaries: Qualitative versus Quantitative Measures

In recent years, I have been drawn into research on the revised lectionary, which is often hailed as one of the great gains of the liturgical reform. The fullest presentation of my findings is published in the proceedings of Sacra Liturgia 2015, Liturgy in the Twenty-First Century (pp. Show More Summary

The Feast of St Agnes in New York City

The church of St Agnes in New York City, located at 143 East 43rd St, will hold a Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form for the feast of its Patron Saint, this coming Saturday, starting at 10:30 a.m. The music will be Palestrina’s...Show More Summary

FSSP Seminary at Buxheim Charterhouse

Here’s something that has been sitting in my “to do” file for while, partly because there are so many good photos in this set that it was really difficult to make a selection. This past December, the FSSP’s German seminary celebrated...Show More Summary

Melkite Bishop Nicholas to Visit Berkeley for Monthly Mission Liturgy

Bishop Nicholas Samra of the Melkite Eparchy of Newton, Massachusetts (which covers the whole of the United States) will visit the campus at Berkeley, California, for one of the upcoming monthly mission liturgies. The dates for the next three mission liturgies have been set; they are January 27th, February 25th and March 11th. Show More Summary

Special Antiphons for the Baptism of the Lord

In the Tridentine Missal, the Mass of the Octave of the Epiphany is the same as that of the feast itself, except for the Gospel, John 1, 29-34, and the three prayers. In the Office, the lessons of the second and third nocturns are proper...Show More Summary

New Home for the TLM in the Diocese of New Ulm

A reader sent in word that the weekly Traditional Latin Mass in the Diocese of New Ulm, Minnesota, has been moved from St Michael’s Church in Morgan to St Mary, Help of Christians in Sleepy Eye. (636 1st Avenue North) The time slot remains the same, 11:30 AM on Sunday. Show More Summary

Sacristy Art: It’s the Little Things...

Fr Jeffrey Keyes, who serves as chaplain to the Marian Sisters of Santa Rosa at the Regina Pacis Convent in Santa Rosa, California, sent in these photos of something which their sacristan does each morning when laying out the Mass vestments. Show More Summary

Parish Study on Participating in the Mysteries of the Mass

This spring, Fr. Innocent Smith, O.P. and James Wetzel will present a series of talks on the theme “Pray with Understanding: Participating in the Mysteries of the Mass.” The presentations will take place in the parish hall of the church...Show More Summary

Online Resources: A Dominican Gradual from 1722

Thanks to Fr Innocent Smith O.P., whose work on the Dominican liturgy we have mentioned here various times, for bringing to my attention a new liturgical resource on Google Books, “Cantus Missarum Totius Anni ad Usum Sacri Ordinis FF...Show More Summary

Un-censoring the Psalms? Mons. Charles Pope Weighs In

Mons. Charles Pope, the principal writer of the blog “Community in Mission,” published an interesting article two days ago entitled “Is It Time to Restore the Full Psalter to the Liturgy of the Hours?” In it, he addresses something which...Show More Summary

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