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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

ICYMI: Cristiano Ronaldo bagged a hat-trick against Bilbao, his third in four games [Individual highlights]

Cristiano Ronaldo is a man in form at the moment. Technically, Ronaldo is always in form, his goal ratio never slowing down; but lately he really is out-doing himself with an extraordinary start to the season culminating in a hat-trick against Bilbao. His THIRD hat-trick in FOUR games. Astonishing. As the individual highlights above show, […]

Autistic Girl With an Extraordinary Talent for Art Derives Love, Inspiration and Devotion From Her Incredible Cat

3 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Iris Grace, a 5-year old girl in the United Kingdom with a form of autism, is an extraordinarily talented artist who is able “to paint in a style far beyond her years”. Iris derives a great deal of love, inspiration and devotion from her incredibly loyal long-haired cat named Thula, who understands the little girl […]

Smallest possible diamonds form ultra-thin nanothreads

For the first time, scientists have discovered how to produce ultra-thin 'diamond nanothreads' that promise extraordinary properties, including strength and stiffness greater than that of today's strongest nanotubes and polymers. The threads have a structure that has never been seen before.

Does the EF Have Too Much Pomp?

So often, I have heard it said that the Extraordinary Form of the Mass was filled with too much pomp, too many rules, and that it's not what Christ wanted, as if the church was drastically departing from Christ's will for the past 500 years. Show More Summary

Why Ted Cruz Was Right to Walk Out on the 'In Defense of Christians' Conference

An extraordinary thing happened on Wednesday night in Washington, D.C. More than one thousand people were gathered for a dinner in honor of the newly formed organization In Defense of Christians. It should have been a victorious, celebratory moment?and for a short time it was. Show More Summary

Extraordinary House of Hungarian Music Has No Straight Lines or Planar Surfaces

The building’s unique shape is meant to serve as a backdrop for different events and uses its acoustical performance to augment the experience of music. Its form, based on the Gyroid-an infinitely connected triply periodic minimal surface discovered by Alan

The Risks of a Bitcoin ETF

On your mark…get ready…. GO! Two firms are racing to bring bitcoins to everyone in the form of a publically-traded fund. But the Wall Street Journal reports that the risks for investors “are extraordinary.” While some analysts expect a surge in the price of bitcoins as soon as a publicly traded fund draws new investors [...]

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