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Shawn Tribe: "I am Ultimately a Restorationist."

The following reflection was recently shared by Mr. Shawn Tribe, Founder and former Editor of the must-read website New Liturgical Movement. Weighing into the current debate over liturgical reform versus restoration in the Roman Rite, Mr. 600 more words


Pope Francis Positive Towards SSPX

In an interview with Regina Einig for the German Catholic newspaper Die Tagespost (March 17, 2017), Archbishop Guido Pozzo, Secretary of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, reviewed the progress made by the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX) toward reaching a reconciliation with Rome since Pope Benedict XVI issued the… 1,012 more words

Cliffs Notes on 'Return to Form'

There is a wonderful essay on First Things by Martin Mosebach, translated from the original German published last December. It discusses the true meaning of “reformation” as in “returning to form” when it comes to the liturgy of the Roman Rite. 1,907 more words


Rockford Bishop Doubles Down Against Tradition

Bishop David J. Malloy has doubled down against our Catholic liturgical tradition under the false banner of unity. As noted today by Fr. Z at his site: 405 more words


Traditional Latin Mass comes back to Cebu

More than half a decade after it was stopped, the Traditional Latin Mass is making a comeback this year at the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church (Capitol Parish, along N. 330 more words

Extraordinary Form

Summorum Pontificum

Today is the 9 year anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI removing restrictions on priests offering the traditional Roman Liturgy.

Finally, there must be no innovations unless the good of the Church genuinely and certainly requires them,  –    Second Vatican Council, Sacrosanctum Concilium 23 7 more words