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Magnolia Howls For ‘The Wolfpack;’ Sundance

Magnolia Pictures acquired worldwide rights for the Crystal Moselle-directed Sundance docu The Wolfpack. It’s a portrait of six extraordinary teenagers who lived their formative lives in solitude in their apartment in New York, but obsessively watched and recreated movies to connect to the outside…

Candlemas Photopost Request

Our next major photopost will be for the feast of Candlemas; please send your photos (whether of the Ordinary or Extraordinary Form) to for inclusion. We are also always glad to receive photographs of celebrations in the Eastern rites. Show More Summary

Are New Biopharmas Being Formed Quickly Enough?

So we've been having an extraordinary bull market for new biopharma companies - just look at the number that have gone public the last few months. (The past two years have beaten the numbers put up in the previous ten!) And it's notShow More Summary

An Upcoming Missa Cantata at Princeton University

On February 3rd, the Princeton University Chapel will have a Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite at 9 p.m., sponsored by the Aquinas Institute. The Mass will celebrated by Fr. Carlos Hamel of the Fraternity of Saint Joseph the Guardian, assisted by Princeton alumnus Brother Gerhard. Show More Summary

Card. Burke to Celebrate Pontifical Mass in Rome, January 10

I have just received word that His Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke, Patron of the Sovereign Military Order of the Knights of Malta, will celebrate a Pontifical Mass in the Extraordinary Form tomorrow, January 10th, in the Basilica of St Nicola in Carcere in Rome. Show More Summary

TuesdayNights With Sarah Moshman

Emmy Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker and TV Producer, Director/Producer of The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things. Two years ago after becoming more aware of how women are portrayed in all forms of media,...Show More Summary

Good News for the New Year : A New Church for the Ambrosian EF

I am very pleased to let our readership know that His Eminence Angelo Cardinal Scola, Archbishop of Milan, has established a new and more suitable home for the celebration of the Ambrosian liturgy in the Extraordinary Form. The church...Show More Summary

Solemn Mass (EF), Epiphany of the Lord

Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 6th (Feast of the Epiphany), beginning at 6:00 pm at Holy Ghost Church, 472 Atwells Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island. Mass will be preceded by a sacred music concert starting at 5:30 pm. Show More Summary

Solemn Mass in DC for Epiphany

A Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite will be offered for the feast of the Epiphany of the Lord. The music, provided by Chantry, will be the Missa Ave Maris Stella by Tomás Luis de Victoria and the Propers from the 1607 Gradualia by William Byrd. Show More Summary

Midnight Mass in the Extraordinary Form in Detroit

St. Joseph Church, Mother of Divine Mercy Parish in Detroit will have a Solemn High Midnight Mass in the Extraordinary Form, with music beginning at 11:30 p.m. The St. Joseph Cappella, Soloists, and Chamber Orchestra will also present this music at an Ordinary Form Mass for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.

All-or-nothing vs “progressive solemnity”: An invitation to debate

In what is today officially termed the “extraordinary form” of the Roman Rite, a sharp distinction is made between low Mass (Missa lecta) and sung or high Mass (Missa cantata). At low Mass, the audible ordinary and proper texts (antiphons, collects, readings, Preface, etc.) are recited, never sung, whereas at high Mass they are all sung. Show More Summary

Tomorrow: Pontifical Mass at the Throne - Madison, WI

As regular readers may have noticed, Bishop Robert Morlino of the diocese of Madison has made a point of celebrating Pontifical Masses at the Throne I'm the Extraordinary Form for his diocese on an approximately monthly basis with the assistance of many diocesan priests and the Madison Tridentine Mass Society. Show More Summary

Texas Cop Random Act Of Kindness: Officer Forms Extraordinary Bond With 73-Year-Old Widow

Despite the brewing racial tension plaguing the country, one story of love has managed to touch the hearts of many. The extraordinary bond between 73-year-old Dorothy Shepard and Desoto, TX Police Officer John Holder started with a well-being check six months ago. Show More Summary

Solemn Mass for the Immaculate Conception in Singapore

From the Extraordinary Form community in Singapore: His Grace the Most Rev. William Goh, Archbishop of Singapore, will do us the great honour of being present at Mass on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, celebrated as a Solemn Mass in the Presence of a Greater Prelate. Show More Summary

November 15: San Jose Parish Observes 100th anniversary with Extraordinary Form Mass

Reader Roseanne Sullivan sent in news about a special event in the Bay area: Another historically significant event in the history of the Latin Mass in the San Francisco Bay Area will take place this Saturday evening, November 15, 2014. Show More Summary

All Souls Requiem Masses in Detroit

St. Joseph Church, Mother of Divine Mercy Parish in Detroit will have Requiem Masses in the Ordinary Form on November 2 and in the Extraordinary Form on November 3. The St. Joseph Cappella will sing Fauré's Requiem at both Masses. The choir recently made a recording which we featured here.

All Saints Solemn High Mass in Washington DC

A Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite will be celebrated for the feast of All Saints at Holy Comforter-Saint Cyprian, Washington, D.C.. The music, provided by Chorus Sine Nomine, will be the Mass for Four Voices and Propers from the 1605 Gradualia, both by William Byrd. Show More Summary

Blessed Karl of Austria — Sanctity and Perfection in his Footsteps

Talk given after Mass for the Feast on October 21, 2014, by Juventutem DC leader Daniela Petchik[Juventutem DC recently sponsored a mass in the Extraordinary Form at St. Mary, Mother of God Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., on the feast of Blessed Karl of Austria (October 21). Show More Summary

Haunting Vintage Halloween Photographs Before 1950s

The photographs in Haunted Air provide an extraordinary glimpse into the traditions of this macabre festival from ages past, and form an important document of photographic history. These are the pictures of the dead: family portraits, mementos of the treasured, now unrecognizable, and others. See more »

The EF Comes Home to Yet Another Church : Saint Joachim in Madera, CA

Out thanks to Fr Gustavo López OSJ, associate pastor at Saint Joachim Church in Madera, California, (Diocese of Fresno), for sending us these photographs of the Mass celebrated in the Extraordinary Form on October 3rd, the first time has been celebrated in that church since the post-Conciliar reforms. Show More Summary

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