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30th November: St Andrew's Day

There will be two Traditional Latin Masses (that we know of)  to mark the Feast of Scotland’s patron saint on Monday, 30th November:

There will be a Missa Cantata in… 364 more words

Can Traditionalists Overcome Their Problems?

Originally published on Catholic Lane.

Greetings Kevin,

In your most recent letter responding to my questions on traditionalists and pastoral responsibility, you rightly point out that for every case of a “traditional” priest behaving autocratically, we can find just as many instances of liberal autocrats looking to destroy traditional church architecture and practice. 432 more words


Summorum Pontificum (2007), Explanatory Note (2007), Universae Ecclesiae (2011)

I wanted to put all three of these documents together on this blog.

Summorum Pontificum – issued in 2007, and widely seen as freeing the Traditional (Tridentine) Latin Mass.   105 more words


Summorum Pontificum, Eight Years Later

When Pope Emertius Benedict XVI’s motu proprio Summorum Pontificum first came out back in 2007, I remember there being a lot of excitement at St F’s because we widely believed that it would cause a proliferation of Latin Masses in the archdiocese. 1,031 more words

Explaining the Benedict Option


Welcome to the first edition of The Benedict Post.  Each week I’ll bring you news and commentary from around the Catholic world.  A brief note on format: Each week I’ll start with some commentary of my own on a particular topic.  3,094 more words

Maxima Quidem

Introductory Note

Blessed Pope Pius IX is imagined by many as a bitter reactionary and megalomaniac, the Pope who locked himself up in the Vatican and shut out the modern world, who arranged his own apotheosis and announced “ 3,408 more words


S. Armaticus reblogged this on The Deus Ex Machina Blog and commented:

FOR THE RECORD Pius IXThe below is a re-blog from The Josias Blog. I have also linked to this blog in the right hand margin for your convenience. For further reference to information on Pius IX, a link to the Pope Pius IX website can be found here. Blessed Pope Pius IX, ora pro nobis.

October 2016: Archbishop Sample in Rome with the People of Summorum Pontificum for the Holy Year of Mercy

UPDATE (November 2015): the #sumpont2016 pilgrimage will take place from Thursday, October 27 to Sunday, October 30. And will begin in Norcia, on the birthplace of St. 254 more words

Summorum Pontificum