We have something that belongs to you

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eHP7xIAVHM The following is a short excerpt from Monsignor Charles Pope's blog: Recently, I saw a video produced by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter in Los Angeles that beautifully and effectively advocates for the Traditional Latin Mass. It is a great illustration

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2017-11-09T15:17:16-07:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Church life|Tags: , |71 Comments

Pope issues new directives on revision, translation of liturgical texts

The Holy See has released a new “motu proprio” from Pope Francis outlining a shift in the responsibility of local bishops and the Apostolic See for the revision and approval of liturgical texts. Dated Sept. 3, the document is titled

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2017-09-10T07:42:48-07:00September 10th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |19 Comments

The dangers of attacking the validity of the Novus Ordo

The following is by Fr. Charles Nwora Okeke on courageouspriest.com: A liturgical Rite represents a church tradition about how the sacraments are to be celebrated. There are about 20 liturgical Rites present in the Church today. Of these, the ordinary form

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2017-08-04T20:10:45-07:00August 4th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |66 Comments

Vatican scuttlebutt: ‘Summorum Pontificum’ may be in danger

Sources inside the Vatican suggest that Pope Francis aims to end Pope Benedict XVI’s universal permission for priests to say the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM), also known as the Extraordinary Form of the Mass. While the course of action would

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2017-07-27T11:30:15-07:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , |36 Comments

Preschoolers learn basics of Gregorian chant

When it comes to teaching children sacred music, sooner is better than later. That’s the theory behind a Gregorian chant pilot program for children ages 3-5 at Star of the Sea Preschool in San Francisco that concluded its first year

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Abandoning Latin changed liturgical music for the worse

A century ago, Pope St. Pius X took on the reform of liturgical music in a big way. Late nineteenth-century liturgical music had largely pushed Gregorian chant aside, and the patrimony of the Roman Rite’s most distinctive musical form was

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2017-05-30T10:52:10-07:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |34 Comments

Cardinal Sarah: Liturgical devastation reflects serious crisis of faith

In an address to a German conference marking the 10th anniversary of the Summorum Pontificum, Cardinal Robert Sarah, the prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, offered an extraordinarily blunt appraisal of “the disaster, the devastation, and the schism that

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2017-04-03T06:32:14-07:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |8 Comments