Can your kids handle a Latin Mass?

Oxford prof and father of seven gives advice

    The following comes from an Apr. 14 story in Regina magazine  REGINA’s Anna-Maria Vesey recently sat down to discuss this hot topic with Joseph Shaw, the the head of the Latin Mass Society of England and Wales and Oxford University professor. Shaw is the hands-on father of seven young children. REGINA: With all its formality, are children welcome at the … [Read more...]

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Why Latin endures in the Church

Through Latin we are able to remain in touch with the vast heritage of the Church throughout the ages

Existing in some form since several hundred years before Christ, the Latin language seems like an unlikely subject to still be generating brand new research, especially among young scholars. Nevertheless, the theme this year of the Vatican’s humanities-themed contest, the Prize of the Pontifical Academies, is all about Latin. And the final winner – awarded 20,000 euros (more … [Read more...]

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Pope laments ‘rigidity’ of youth who prefer Latin Mass

"What are they hiding?"

The following comes from a November 11 Catholic Culture article: Cardinal-designate Blase Cupich of Chicago joined Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, as a presenter at a Vatican press conference on the publication of Nei tuoi occhi è la mia parola (“In Your Eyes Are My Word”). The book is the first unabridged collection of the future Pope Francis’s … [Read more...]

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Churches worth driving to

Sacred Heart, Hollister

Name of Church: Sacred Heart Catholic Church Address: 680 College Street in Hollister, CA. 95023 Phone number: 831-637-9212 Sunday Mass time: Sung High Traditional Latin Mass every Sunday 10:30 am (there are no other Masses on Sundays), Holy Days schedules may vary (see weekly bulletin). Confessions: Every Sunday before Mass, 9:45-10:15 am Name of Chaplain: … [Read more...]

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Churches worth driving to

St. Joseph Church, Tacoma, Washington

Name of Church St. Joseph Address 602 South 34th Street, Tacoma, WA 98418 Phone number 253-472-2489 Website www.saintjosephtacoma.org Mass times All Latin Tridentine. Sunday, 8 a.m. (low Mass), 10:30 a.m. (sung Mass). Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. Friday, 6:30 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament follows Mass. Saturday, 9 a.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament … [Read more...]

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Churches worth driving to

St. Cecilia Church, Clarkdale, Arizona

Name of Church St. Cecilia Address 850 Main Street, Clarkdale, AZ 86324 Phone number (520) 780-8869 Mass times Sundays, 9 a.m. Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. Latin Tridentine. Names of priests Fr. Jose Salgado, Fraternity of St. Peter. The Fraternity priests are reliably orthodox, trained in traditional philosophy and theology, and are typically very attentive to … [Read more...]

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Churches worth driving to

San Secondo d’Asti Church, Ontario

Name of Church San Secondo d’Asti Church Address 250 N. Turner Avenue, Ontario, CA 91761 Phone number 909-390-0011 Website www.sansecondodasti.org Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 p.m. Sundays, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. (Latin), 12:30 p.m., 5 p.m. Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. & 8 a.m. Saturday, 6:30 a.m. (Latin). Thursdays, 9 p.m. (Latin, Chalice of Strength). … [Read more...]

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