Category Archives: Traditional Mass

The Lord is close to the broken-hearted

Charles Kegan Paul (1828-1902) should be known to our British friends as a publisher of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His publishing business is known in our day as Routledge, which many of us would know of. There … Continue reading

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A Priest’s View Of Latin Mass Vs. New Mass

from: Fr. Carota:  http://www.traditionalcatholicpriest.com Constantly I hear from people that they do not go to the Latin Mass because they do not understand Latin.  (Some even think that the homily is in Latin.)  So please, just for now, let us … Continue reading

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Dome of Home documentary

This 25 minute documentary, with contributions from Bishop Mark Davies of the Shrewsbury Diocese, shows how the “Dome of Home” church – the Church of Ss Peter, Paul and Philomena – is thriving under the care of Canon Amaury Montjean … Continue reading

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The TLM and the New Evangelisation

Here’s a great post from Fr Z: The Institute of Christ the King had ordinations to the priesthood recently in St. Louis.  This promoted an article in the local paper.  The writer (thus, editor) seemed amazed that this sort of thing … Continue reading

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Active Participation

Warm noon-day sunshine streams in through gothic windows, creating a glow in the nave of a church still heavy with incense from the previous Mass. The high altar, dressed in white for Corpus Christi, is ablaze with candles: in addition … Continue reading

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Bishop of Shrewsbury celebrates Tridentine Mass at Dome of Home

Today the Rt. Rev. Mark Davies, Bishop of Shrewsbury celebrated his first public Tridentine Mass and administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to a group of candidates at the Dome of Home. The liturgy at the landmark church of Ss Peter, … Continue reading

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New Personal Parish of Blessed John Henry Newman, Melbourne

Tomorrow, 28 March 2014, will mark the canonical establishing of the Personal Parish of Blessed John Henry Newman in the Archdiocese of Melbourne, Australia. The parish will serve all those in the Archdiocese, which is Australia’s largest, wishing to worship in the … Continue reading

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Giving up gracelessly

According to the Church, yesterday was the feast of Ss Cyril and Methodius. According to my 1938 edition of “Garden of the Soul”, my 1962 edition of “The Manual of Christian Prayer” and the rest of the whole world, yesterday … Continue reading

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LMS Oxford Pilgrimage

Scenes from last year’s pilgrimage This Saturday, 19th October, is the Latin Mass Society’s Oxford Pilgrimage in honour of Oxford’s Catholic Martyrs. For more details please see Dr Shaw’s piece here.

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The Latin Mass Returns to Lanherne

from: http://www.lms.org.uk Deo Gratias, thanks to the prayers and petitions of many, the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate at Lanherne, have received dispensation from Commissioner, Fr. Fidenzio Volpi OFM Cap., to resume celebration of the Extraordinary form on Sundays and weekdays. … Continue reading

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Some belated congratulations

Fr Michael Mary On Monday, Very Rev. Fr Michael Mary, F.SS.R. celebrated 35 years as a priest of God. Ad multos annos! May God bless you Father and grant you many more years for the exercise of your sacred ministry. … Continue reading

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Celebrations in honour of St Philomena at the Dome of Home

Yesterday the church of Ss Peter, Paul and Philomena in New Brighton celebrated the feast day of St Philomena according to the traditional calendar. Mass was offered by Canon Amaury Montjean (ICKSP) in the Extraordinary Form, and was followed by … Continue reading

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Young Catholic Adults Retreat

We have been contacted by Young Catholic Adults, part of the Society of Saint John Vianney, who have asked us to let our UK and adventurous overseas readers know about the following event:

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A statement from the Friars of the Immaculate

With thanks to Frere Rabit for pointing this out: “… all others expressing concern about thesituation with FFI, please read the following statement made four hours ago. The source is Fr. Rosario M. Sammarco, fi, who is in charge of … Continue reading

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More on the FFI

We are grateful to the journalists who forwarded this article to a member of the team behind this blog.  Please read this in the context of this and this. Franciscans of the Immaculate and the crisis within the Church: why … Continue reading

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