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The Monteverdi Vespers of 1610

Arriving in the San Polo district of Venice, I stand in front of one of the city’s largest churches: Santa Maria Gloriosi, better known as the Frari, named for the Franciscans who constructed it. It is a large brick-built Gothic edifice,...Show More Summary

Reforming the Canon of the Mass: Some Considerations from Fr Hunwicke

I have had several occasions to recommend the writings of Fr John Hunwicke on his blog “Fr Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment”, formerly known as “Liturgical Notes”. Last month, he published a series of six articles on “Consecration in the...Show More Summary

More Sacred Sculptures from the Vatican

Some more from the show of reliquaries and other liturgical objects currently going on at St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Three 15th-century processional crosses in silver and copper, partially gilded. Reliquary in the form of an...Show More Summary

Easter Sunday 2015 - Photopost

Last, but not least, we finish our series of Holy Week 2015 photoposts with photos from Easter Sunday. The rest of the photoposts can be found here, if you would like to see them. Thanks to all those who sent in their pictures this year! St. Show More Summary

Opening Sessions at Sacra Liturgia - Dolan, Burke, Caggiano, Reid, Cipolla, Donelson Sacra Liturgia USA 2015 will open in New York on Monday, June 1st, at 4:00pm at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. We are honored that His Eminence the Archbishop of New York, Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan, will be present and will offer an address of welcome to the participants. Show More Summary

Liturgical Curiosities from Medieval Spain

In the course of researching my articles on the Theology of the Offertory, and specifically the offertories of the medieval Spanish uses of the Roman Rite, I came across an interesting custom in the way of printing certain Missals before the Tridentine Reform. Show More Summary

Latest Issue of Sacred Music in Mailboxes

The Spring 2015 issue of Sacred Music has just shipped and features a number of articles of more general liturgical interest, and some very fine work on the notions of the simultaneous and the sequential in the liturgy. To receive Sacred...Show More Summary

Bishop Conley on Beauty, Culture, and the New Evangelization - AUDIO

The March lecture of the Catholic Artists Society was given by Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska. The bishop made an eloquent and stirring case for giving attention to aesthetic matters in the pastoral concern for souls and the life of the Church.

Sacra Liturgia USA Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of donors, we've been able to provide almost 20 full-tuition scholarships to seminarians and religious. Thank you!! If you'd like to make a donation to students, seminarians, and religious still on our waiting list, click here.Registration deadline May 1.

Liturgy as the Primary Embodiment of Tradition

Walter Cardinal Brandmüller kisses the Gospel during Solemn Mass In the Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation Dei Verbum, the Second Vatican Council teaches us about the relationship between Scripture and Tradition: There exists a close connection and communication between Sacred Tradition and Sacred Scripture. Show More Summary

The Restoration of the Sacred - the legacy of Cardinal George

Readers of New Liturgical Movement will be very familiar with St John Cantius in Chicago. The amazing story of this church, its community and liturgy is documented in an inspiring video which you can see here. St John Cantius is very much part of the legacy of the late Cardinal Francis George. Show More Summary

A New Show of Precious Sculptures at the Vatican

The Basilica of St Peter is hosting an especially interesting show of sacred sculptures in gold, silver and bronze, from now until June 30; the objects displayed include reliquaries of various kinds, as well as chalices, pax bredes and processional crosses, from several different periods. Show More Summary

Easter Vigil 2015 - Photopost

At the end of the Triduum, is the Easter Vigil, the greatest liturgy of the liturgical year. Thank you to all the readers who send in their pictures. Mater Dei (FSSP), Irving TX Holy Family Parish, Diocese of Cubao St. Jude's Mass Centre, Kam Tin, Hong Kong Sweetest Heart of Mary, Detroit Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception

Requiem Aeternam: Francis Cardinal George

Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei. Francis Cardinal George, Eighth Archbishop of Chicago 1937 - 2015

Tenebrae 2015 - Photopost

Today, we are publishing pictures from Tenebrae liturgies celebrated during Holy Week. Tenebrae is one of the most beautiful liturgies of the year, but also odd, as the darkness gradually increases as the liturgy goes on. Spy Wednesday Parish of the Holy Family in the Diocese of Cubao. Show More Summary

A Mozarabic Liturgy to be Celebrated in St Peter's Basilica

On May 16th, the Archbishop of Toledo, Braulio Rodríguez Plaza, will celebrate Mass in the Mozarabic Rite at the High Altar of St Peter’s Basilica, starting at 3 p.m., as part of the diocesan pilgrimage to Rome from the Archdiocese of Toledo. Show More Summary

“Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent” - A Byzantine Hymn for Holy Saturday

If I had discovered this particular recording of this hymn on time, I would have it posted on Holy Saturday, the one day of the year on which it is used in the Byzantine Rite. As it is, I just stumbled across it a few days ago, and it is simply too beautiful to wait another year. Show More Summary

An Introduction to Orthodox Liturgical Praxis

During Holy Week and the Pascha Octave, I had occasion to fondly remember St. Andrew's Catholic Church in El Segundo, CA. It was a short drive from where I was living for my undergraduate studies, and I tried every year to bring a group of fellow students to celebrate the Bright Monday Liturgy observed there. Show More Summary

Book Review: The Proper of the Mass for Sundays and Solemnities

The Proper of the Mass for Sundays and Solemnities: Chants for the Roman Missal in English. Fr. Samuel F. Weber, O.S.B. of The Benedict XVI Institute of the Archdiocese of San Francisco. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2015. xx + 995 pages. Show More Summary

Renewed Altars at the Univ. of Nebraska Newman Center

From McCrery Architects come these photos of the two altars just recently consecrated by Bishop James Conley in the St Thomas Aquinas Chapel, at the Blessed John Henry Newman Center of the University of Nebraska, in Lincoln. Three altars,...Show More Summary

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