This Sunday, the first after Easter, was Low Sunday. Its Gospel comes from Saint John, who relates Jesus coming into the Upper Room on the evening of His Resurrection. The reading spans to the next Sunday, when the incredulous Saint … Continue reading
The Sunday that began this week is called Low Sunday. It is also called Quasi Modo Sunday, after the Latin words of the Introit, and yes, this is the same as the given name of the “Hunchback of Notre Dame,” who … Continue reading
Here are some bullets from his speech March 29 in Germany on the 10th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum. Taken from Fatima Network article by Christopher Ferrera: • “But most of the time, this ‘reform’ [of the liturgy]… was carried out … Continue reading
The Remnant, Father Ladis J. Cizik: Saint Padre Pio was the first stigmatized Priest in the Church, sent from God to be a sign for our times. Francesco Forgione (born 1887) received the five wounds of Christ only after ordination (1910) when … Continue reading
Your author dedicates this essay to his mentor and beloved friend, the valiant Baron Arnaud de Lassus, renowned leader of traditional Catholics in France, organizer of the Chartres Pilgrimage, editor of the magazine Action Familiale et Scolaire and author of … Continue reading
On February 2, forty days after Christmas, the Latin Rite celebrates the feast of the Purification. It is also called Candlemas because on this day Christ, the Light of the World, entered the holy temple nestled in the arms of … Continue reading
Fr. Z blog: I received a copy of a letter sent by the Bishop of Rockford, Most Rev. David J. Malloy, to the priests of that diocese. The rest is here.
This is a profound lecture given by Peter A. Kwasniewski for the Vancouver Traditional Mass Society. It was delivered on last November 12. It is quite lengthy but well worth your attentive reading (or listening to, if you purchase the CD). … Continue reading
Below is a YouTube video of the Reconquest episode that debuted last week, “Sanctifying the Seasons by Living Liturgically.” My guest was Charles Coulombe. For some of the links associated with this show, please go to the Reconquest site. And … Continue reading
Rorate Caeli: Today’s Vatican Bollettino announced the appointment of 27 prelates as members of the Congregation for Divine Worship (CDW), a major overhaul that obviously has a direct impact on the policies and overall directions of the CDW. In the CDW, … Continue reading
Sometimes Leon Trotsky is given credit for saying that you might not be interested in war but war is interested in you. He didn’t say that, exactly, but it is nevertheless true. I have not infrequently challenged you readers to … Continue reading
This is an intriguing article explaining the liturgical significance of the altar linen and corporal in reference to the burial and resurrection of Christ. National Catholic Register, Edward Pentin: A German theologian and friend of Benedict XVI, drawing on the … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: The Vatican has moved quickly to counteract a suggestion by Cardinal Robert Sarah that priests should celebrate Mass ad orientem. Father Federico Lombardi, the director of the Vatican press office, issued a statement on July 11 saying that Cardinal … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: Cardinal Robert Sarah, the prefect of the Congregation for Liturgy, has recommended that priests throughout the world celebrate Mass ad orientem, beginning at Advent. More here.