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Cliffs Notes on 'Return to Form'

There is a wonderful essay on First Things by Martin Mosebach, translated from the original German originally 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


Psalm 42

As the Traditional Latin Mass begins, the priest recites psalm 42 (“Judge me, O God”) alternatively with the servers. Here is our Memrise course to teach you the Latin of psalm 42… 154 more words


Naming the Bishop in Eucharistic Prayers

Today I want to address the naming of the diocesan bishop in the Eucharistic prayers or the Canon in the 1962 missal. Under most circumstances, the naming of the pope and the diocesan bishop is rather routine and looks the same in both forms of the mass. 1,427 more words

Liturgical Law