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A Few Words on the Roman Stational Processions

In response to a recent question from a reader, our pilgrim-on-the-scene Agnese has sent me some information about the processions held before the Lenten stational Masses at the Roman basilicas, a commenter has also chimed in on this post. Show More Summary

Program for the Fourth "Summorum Pontificum" Conference in Rome.

The Italian organizations “Amicizia Sacerdotale Summorum Pontificum” and “Giovani e Tradizione”have announced the program of their Fourth Conference on the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum, to be held on June 13 and 14 this year, at the Pontifical University of St Thomas in Rome, (the Angelicum). Show More Summary

A Roman Pilgrim at the Station Churches 2015 (Part 4)

The Second Sunday of Lent - Santa Maria in Domnica Over the 16th century, this church became the titular church of four different Cardinals of the Medici family, the ruling family of Florence, including the future Popes Leo X (1513-21) and Clement VII (1523-34). Show More Summary

The Theology of the Offertory - Part 7.6 - Two Prayers from the 1551 Missal of Toledo

The prayers of the Offertory emerged as a feature of the Roman Rite in the post-Carolingian period, which is to say, the middle to late decades of the 9th century. The most widely used among them, Suscipe sancta Trinitas, first appears...Show More Summary

Fostering Young Vocations (Part 3)

Speaking of children and the Traditional Latin Mass... The reader who sent us this picture of himself, taken in the late 1950s, tells me that his mom also made him a a Lenten set in violet.

Dominican Rite Solemn Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas, March 7, 2015, SF Bay Area

The Elevation at Dominican Solemn Mass I am pleased to announce that this month the First Saturday Devotion Mass at Saint Albert the Great Priory in Oakland CA will be a Solemn High Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas in the traditional Dominican Rite. Show More Summary

Start an Alpha and Omega Group!

Meet for Vespers and Compline; plus a meal and conversation...and if you have a Dominican from the Western Province to hand all the better! I remember that the Anglican Church in England designated the 1990 s as the ‘ decade of Evangelism ’, with the goal of evangelizing the whole of the nation prior to the millennium. Show More Summary

Ex ore infantium: Children and the Traditional Latin Mass

A subject that deserves much more attention than it has received (at least, so far as I know) is how children relate to the traditional Latin Mass. One thing seems very clear to me from my experience with my own children and those of...Show More Summary

A Symposium on the architect Patrick Charles Keely

Holy Innocents New York, designed by Keely On Friday, March 20, 2015, The Monuments Conservancy will present its 25th Annual Symposium at the New York Marriott East Side, 525 Lexington Avenue, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 pm, to discuss the life and legacy of Patrick Charles Keely. Show More Summary

Cantantibus Organis 2015-16

Once again we are delighted to announce the annual Cantantibus Organis course to be held at the Abbey of St Cecilia in Rome. The "Cantantibus Organis" music school was founded to offer training in ars celebrandi within a monastic setting. Show More Summary

A Roman Pilgrim at the Station Churches 2015 (Part 3)

Ember Wednesday in the First Week of Lent - Station at Saint Mary Major I have written previously about the Station Churches on the Ember Days of Lent, and their relationship to the Scriptural readings of the Mass, once in an article written jointly with Shawn, and again in this article. Show More Summary

The Theology of the Offertory - Part 7.5 - The Use of Toledo

The Iberian peninsula was the last part of Western Europe to adopt the Roman Rite; a detailed history of how its ancient Mozarabic liturgy was gradually replaced by the Roman, starting in the later decades of the 11th-century, is given in the old Catholic Encyclopedia. Show More Summary

The Theology of the Offertory - Series to Resume

Last year, between February and September, I posted a series of articles on “The Theology of the Offertory.” The series has been on hold for several months, partly because I encountered a major roadblock in the course of researchingShow More Summary

An Icon of the Coptic New Martyrs of Libya

I am sure that all of our readers are aware of the recent massacre in Libya of a group of Egyptian Copts, who were killed for their faith by Islamic terrorists. The Patriarch of Alexandria, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, has officially...Show More Summary

The Byzantine Liturgy in the Basilicas of Rome

Last week, His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major Archbishop of Kiev-Halych, led an “ad limina” visit of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic hierarchy, of which he has been the head since March 2011. In the course of their stay in Rome, he...Show More Summary

A Roman Pilgrim at the Station Churches 2015 (Part 2)

First Sunday of Lent - Saint John in the Lateran The first two photographs show the cloister attached to the Pope’s cathedral; the third and fourth are of the procession that preceded the Mass. Monday of the First Week of Lent - Saint...Show More Summary

Ash Wednesday 2015 Photospost

Lent is upon us again. As usual, we have a selection of photos sent in by readers from around the world. Holy Innocents in NYC Mount Saint Peter Church New Kensington PA Parish of the Holy Family Diocese of Cubao Sponsored by Una Voce Philippines Bishop O'Connor Center Madison, WI St. Show More Summary

Harmonious Proportions in Furniture

Here is a video produced by the writers of the book By Hand and Eye, about using harmonious proportion in traditional furniture. Some readers may remember that I featured this book a year ago, to demonstrate how ordinary things in the...Show More Summary

A Roman Pilgrim at the Station Churches 2015 (Part 1)

As she did last year, my friend Agnese is attending the Stational Masses organized by the Vicariate of Rome throughout Lent, and has once again very kindly allowed us to share her photographs of them. A procession is normally held before...Show More Summary

Music for the Eucharistic Sacrifice (Part 3)

Part 1 and Part 2 of this series made use of the profound teaching of Pope Pius XII in Mediator Dei to help articulate how everything we do and make for the liturgy, especially music, must be in full accord with its inherent nature and...Show More Summary

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