‘Lobbying,’ writes William Waldegrave in this extraordinary memoir, ‘takes many forms.’ But he has surely reported a variant hitherto unrecorded in the annals of politics. The Cardinal Archbishop of Cardiff… Read more The post From Major to minor appeared first on The Spectator.
James Tate, who planned to be a gas station attendant but changed course in college when he discovered that he could write poetry, the art form that occupied him for the rest of his life and for which he received the highest honors in American letters, died July 8 in Springfield, Mass. He was 71.Read full article >>
Last Friday, Fr. Robert Pasley celebrated a Solemn Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form as a part of the Church Music Association of America's Colloquium. The participants of the colloquium sang Gabriel Fauré's requiem (op. 48). The Mass was celebrated at St. Show More Summary
Another final and another defeat for Lionel Messi spelt a somewhat anti-climax to his season, which has been extraordinary. When Alexis Sanchez scored the most audacious penalty kick to confirm Chile as the Copa America winners, Messi was left to … Continue reading ?
Today at the 2015 CMAA Colloquium, Fr. Jeffrey Keyes celebrated a Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite at the Duquesne University Chapel. Don't forget to keep checking back this week for more pictures of the liturgies of the Colloquium, and also the Chant Café for videos throughout the week. [Photos: Charles Cole and Ben Yanke]
On Saturday, June 27, in Melbourne, Australia, Rev Fr Francis Denton was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Melbourne in the local Cathedral of St Patrick’s. On Monday, Fr Denton celebrated Mass in the Extraordinary Form at the Parish of Bl. Show More Summary
Fr. Gabriel Thomas Mosher, O.P. I have great joy inform our readers that Brother Gabriel Mosher, O.P., of the Western Dominican Province, who regulary served as a deacon in Dominican Rite Masses reported on his site, was ordained a priest on Saturday, May 30, at St. Show More Summary
Our next major photopost will be for Corpus Christi, this coming Thursday/Sunday, June 4/7; please send your photos (whether of the Ordinary or Extraordinary Form) to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion. We are also always...Show More Summary
Our next major photopost will be for Pentecost, this coming Sunday, May 24th; please send your photos (whether of the Ordinary or Extraordinary Form) to email@example.com for inclusion. We are also always glad to receive...Show More Summary
The Ember Saturday in the Octave of Pentecost will be marked by a Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite at the church of Holy Comforter-Saint Cyprian in Washington, D.C. The parish, which is under the title of the Holy Spirit, will host the Mass on Saturday 30 May 2015 at 9.00 a.m. Show More Summary
In “Imbuing the Ordinary Form with Extraordinary Form Spirituality,” I suggested that if the Universal Prayer (also known as Prayer of the Faithful or General Intercessions) is going to be retained, the very first thing that needs to...Show More Summary
image via (cc) flickr user chrisjohnbeckett As subject of Nazi doctor Josef Mengele’s horrific experiments at Auschwitz, Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor has come as close to experiencing evil in its purist form as just about anyone. Since...Show More Summary
It has been widely recognized that the Mass of the modern Roman Rite suffers in many respects from a sharp discontinuity with the preceding liturgical tradition, and that its many simplifications, innovations, and options have, to an...Show More Summary
The V&A has acquired 13 photographs by Ann Ray (also known as Anne Deniau) from an extraordinary body of work described by Lee Alexander McQueen as ?my life in pictures?. McQueen and Ray formed a close friendship in the 1990s and between...Show More Summary
The new Nasher Prize will recognize a living artist whose work "has had an extraordinary impact on the understanding of the art form."
Every year, our photographs of Palm Sunday ceremonies show a mix of violet and red vestments, the two colors used between the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite. This year, I decided to start off with a new color, green, which is used by many Slavic Byzantine churches. Show More Summary
Lionel Buckett squats barefoot on the stone outcropping that forms a natural verandah to his latest extraordinary creation. Weathered and weary with a shock of curly orange hair, he's looking out across a magnificent, pristine valley...Show More Summary
St. Theresa's Church, Trumbull, CT, celebrated its third Mass in the Extraordinary Form to mark Passion Sunday. The Rev. Shawn W. Cutler, parochial vicar, was the celebrant, assisted by the pastor, the Rev. Brian P. Gannon, S.T.D., as deacon, and Mr. John Pia as subdeacon. An estimated congregation of 200 attended the mass. The parish schola cantorum provided the music.
As always, the high point of our photopost collection is Holy Week;. We invite you to send your photos (whether of the Ordinary or Extraordinary Form) to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion. We are also always glad to receive photographs of celebrations in the Eastern rites, as well as vespers and the office. Show More Summary
We are standing at an extraordinary moment. For nearly 4,000 years of recorded history, cancer in all its forms was an implacable foe. Doctors, patients, and researchers won incremental victories, but for millennia, the word "cancer" was too dreadful to speak aloud. Show More Summary