One of the changes made to the Breviary in the revision of 1960 regards the arrangement of the months from August to November. One of the oddest effects of the new system will take place this year in regard to the readings in November.On...Show More Summary
LONDON — Since their first meeting nearly 15 years ago, author J.K. Rowling and actress Emma Watson seem to have formed a lasting friendship. Although both of these extraordinary women undoubtedly lead very busy lives, they still find...Show More Summary
Fashion Month gives way to street style in epic proportions. The streets of our fashion capitals are seemingly overrun by the most stylish women on the planet, giving way to outfit inspiration in all extraordinary forms. Still, after...Show More Summary
An extraordinary collection of 830 photographic works spanning from 1844 to 2012, bequested to the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, forms the basis of an expansive new exhibition, There was a whole collection made: Photography from Lester and Betty Guttman, September 22?December 30, 2016. Show More Summary
Swiss artist Andre Quirinus Zurbiggen has amassed an extraordinary collection of stones from his home in the Swiss Alps. Collected over a period of 10 years, the stones have markings on them that form a complete alphabet, with both upper and lower case letters. Art within nature “Even if it’s only a small stone in […]
The isotopic compositions of objects that formed early in the evolution of the Solar System have been found to be similar to Earth's composition — overturning notions of our planet's chemical distinctiveness. See Letters p.394 & p.3...
Recently I had the pleasure of visiting Sokoto, Nigeria -- a place with an extraordinary history of faith, tolerance, and scholarship in all of its forms.
Solemn Mass, Feast of the Assumption, 2014Holy Ghost Church, Tiverton, R.I. For many years, the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus in Providence, Rhode Island, has offered Holy Mass in both the ordinary and extraordinary forms every Sunday and holy day of obligation — the only diocesan parish in the Diocese of Providence to do so. Show More Summary
Our next major photopost will be for the feast of the Assumption, this coming Monday, August 15th; please send your photos (whether of the Ordinary or Extraordinary Form) to email@example.com for inclusion. We are always...Show More Summary
image credit While their standard triangular layouts are usually associated with cheerleading stunts and circus acrobats, human pyramids take some extraordinary forms around the world. Take the Catalan region of Spain, where groups have...Show More Summary
“I go to extraordinary lengths not to hear what people are saying about me. But that is itself a form of, well, it’s a form of self-protection because I know that all I have to do is hear one phrase—somebody will report to me all innocently, oh, somebody said such-and-such about me or about something […]
A haunting picture of a forest and photographs of Guantanamo Bay -- eerie rendition locations lift the veil in art form on government methods to counteract terror. "Extraordinary rendition involved very ordinary places," says artistShow More Summary
Two years ago, Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano erupted—and it kept erupting for the next 181 days, forming the largest volcanic depression ever seen. New research reveals the extraordinary processes that transpired beneath the surface, including the formation of a magma-filled canal that measured a whopping 28 miles long. Read more...
Our thanks to readers from New York City and Copenhagen for sending in these pictures of Confirmations recently celebrated in their local churches in the Extraordinary Form. On Saturday, June 18, the Church of the Holy Innocents in New York City was honored to welcome one of the auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of New York, the Most Rev. Show More Summary
On Saturday, July 9th, St. Mary’s Parish in Davenport, Iowa, will celebrate a Votive Mass of St. Thomas More in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. Mass begins in the church at 8:30 am, followed by a presentation in the church rectory on “Thomas More’s Martyrdom and the Rule of Law.” The church is located at 516 Fillmore Street. Show More Summary
For many centuries before the feast of the Visitation was instituted, July 2nd was kept as the feast of the martyrs Ss Processus and Martinian, who remain as a commemoration on that day in the Extraordinary Form. According to a legend...Show More Summary
We are continuing to post photographs from last week's CMAA Colloquium in St Louis, MO. Here are pictures of Thursday's Requiem Mass for deceased members of the CMAA, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form, once again at the beautiful Shrine of St Joseph. [Photos: Charles Cole]
Tomorrow, June 8th, the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption & Saint Gregory, Warwick Street, London, will offer a Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form for the eternal repose of Mother Angelica. The Mass will be begin at 7 pm, with Confessions available from 6:30; see the Facebook event page for details. Show More Summary
Our next major photopost will be for Corpus Christi, which is celebrated either tomorrow, Thursday, May 26, or this coming Sunday, May 29; please send your photos (whether of the Ordinary or Extraordinary Form) to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion. Show More Summary
For the 16th consecutive year, at Mater Ecclesiae, where the Extraordinary Form is celebrated exclusively every day, there will be a Solemn Mass and Procession for the Feast of Corpus Christi on Thursday, May 26 at 7:30 PM. There is plenty of parking. Come join us for this "Feast of God."