Mississippi is the only state in the USA without the Extraordinary Form. That will soon change. At the request of the new bishop of the Diocese of Jackson, Bishop Joseph R. Kopacz, and in cooperation with Una Voce Mississippi, the Canons Regular of St. Show More Summary
Many of our readers have undoubtedly heard that Holy Innocents Church, the only church in Manhattan where the Extraordinary Form is celebrated daily, faces the possibility of closure by the Archdiocese of New York. Via Rorate Caeli,Show More Summary
A scientist has discovered a potentially new form of plant communication, one that allows them to share an extraordinary amount of genetic information with one another. The finding throws open the door to a new arena of science that explores how plants communicate with each other on a molecular level. Show More Summary
American Public Media One of the most extraordinary minds of American and global history, W.E.B. Du Bois penned the famous line that "the problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color line." He is a formative voice for many of the people who gave us the Civil Rights Movement. Show More Summary
Mater Ecclesiae Roman Catholic Church, Berlin, NJ, Diocese of Camden, welcomes you to attend the 14th Annual Assumption Mass. The Mass, in the Extraordinary Form, will take place on Friday, August 15, at 7:00 PM, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Show More Summary
Readers in Rhode Island and the surrounding area may want to mark their calendars now. Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form will begin at 7:00 pm on Friday, August 15th, at Holy Ghost Church in Tiverton, R.I. Under the leadership of...Show More Summary
There are people who overdo the exclamation point. "We went to the beach!" "The coffee was extraordinary!" "Cranston lost his keys!" Others would endure torture instead of adding what they regard as an unnecessary and gushy form of punctuation. Show More Summary
German sportswear giant PUMA has once again returned to its ongoing collaboration with British fashion house Alexander McQueen for an extraordinary take on performance-led high fashion. The next delivery comes in the form of a Fall/Winter… McQ by Alexander McQueen x PUMA Fall/Winter 2014 Collection is a post by Maude Churchill on Highsnobiety.
In an extraordinary clinical case, surgeons at NYU Langone Medical Center removed a 20-pound tumor from a patient -- the result of liposarcoma, a rare form of soft tissue cancer.
Here are photographs of today's Requiem Mass celebrated in the Extraordinary Form by Fr Robert Pasley, Chaplain to the CMAA, at the CMAA Colloquium in Indianapolis. The Requiem was for deceased members of the Church Music Association of America. The conductors in the photographs below are Horst Buchholz, Jonathan Ryan and Melanie Malinka.
Our coverage of the CMAA Colloquium in Indianapolis continues with photographs of Mass of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Extraordinary Form. Mass was celebrated by Fr Francisco Nahoe OFM Conv, the Deacon was Edward Schaefer and the Subdeacon was Edward Olsen. Show More Summary
By Sure Dividend: McDonald's (MCD) and Medtronic (MDT) form an extraordinary pair for investors looking to maximize diversification gains. McDonald's and Medtronic have the lowest correlation of any pair of Dividend Aristocrat stocks. Show More Summary
Fr. Brian Gannon, pastor of St. Theresa’s Church in Trumbull, CT, (5301 Main Street) will celebrate Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form on the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Sunday June 29th, at 2:30pm. This will be Fr. Gannon’s first...Show More Summary
Our friends at Juventutem DC send to us news of a sung Extraordinary Form Mass and Procession to be held on June 19, that is, today, at 6:30 PM in the Copley Crypt at Georgetown. You can find more information about the event at their...Show More Summary
As history has repeatedly shown, political systems come and go. Given our rapid technological and social advances, it's a trend we can expect to continue. Here are 12 extraordinary — and even frightening — ways our governments could be run in the future. Read more...
Here are some photos of the new altar at St Catherine of Siena Church, Phoenix, Arizona (h/t Cesar Sanchez). Cesar tells me that the Extraordinary Form of the Mass is celebrated there every Sunday and regularly during the week. Also, videos of the Mass are posted on Youtube regularly (these photos are screen-grabs from the videos, in fact). Show More Summary
Ordinary “form letter” congratulations came from the White House, but this recipient, Emmelin Marcina King, exemplifies the extraordinary.
This is a wonderful new resource of chant for the Mass in the vernacular. I wonder if it is pointing also to a way to open up and popularize the Extraordinary Form too? Adam Bartlett is the composer who created the Simple English Propers that have been featured on this site regularly and I am an enthusiast of his past work. Show More Summary
Someone posted this flower on Reddit from their garden. It is truly extraordinary. Along the same horticultural lines, another poster showed these pictures of two different trees that have merged to form an amazing hybrid display: Filed under: Environment
People in Japan excel at finding new and unusual ways to express themselves and push their creative boundaries. One of the latest forms of extraordinary artistry involves humble drinking straws. Straw artists painstakingly carve andShow More Summary