Category Archives: Latin

A Brief Update on the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate

Further news on the situation with the FFI’s from the horse’s mouth and another perspective here. It seems that the houses that want to celebrate the Old Mass are already seeking permission to do so; we will have to evaluate … Continue reading

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What happened?

Video transcript: Since this is the 50th year anniversary of the start of the Second Vatican Council, we thought it might be helpful to review some misconceptions that have arisen as a result of people ascribing to Vatican II things … Continue reading

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The Usus Antiquior and the New Evangelisation

At this year’s Sacra Liturgia Conference in Rome, Professor Tracey Rowlands spoke about the Traditional Latin Mass and the New Evangelisation. Here are some highlights of her talk: “I want to argue that the usus antiquior is an antidote to the … Continue reading

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The Dome of Home

The following short film explores the Shrine church of Ss Peter, Paul and Philomena, on the Wirral. In it Canon Montjean, the rector of the Shrine, discusses aspects of the Extrordinary Form of the liturgy, as well as showing the … Continue reading

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Bishop Davies’s homily in New Brighton: the full text

“Today we receive the personal blessing of our Holy Father, Pope Benedict, as we begin a new venture in faith: celebrating the opening of a new Shrine Church and the beginning of a new foundation in this Shrewsbury Diocese. Catholic … Continue reading

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The Consecrated touch what is Consecrated

From: Rorate Caeli Postquam autem venerunt ad aream Nachon, extendit Oza manum ad arcam Dei, et tenuit eam: quoniam calcitrabant boves, et declinaverunt eam. Iratusque est indignatione Dominus contra Ozam, et percussit eum super temeritate: qui mortuus est ibi iuxta … Continue reading

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