Tag Archives: liturgy

Prayer for the Beatification of Dom Prosper Guéranger

Prayer for the Beatification of Dom Prosper Guéranger God our Father, your servant Dom Prosper Guéranger, Abbot of Solesmes, guided by the Holy Spirit, helped a multitude of your faithful people rediscover the meaning of the liturgy as the source of true Christian life. May his devotion to your Holy Church and his filial love […]

Catholics Without a Priest ~ Fr. Demaris (1801)

Catholics Without a Priest God’s Providence Will Provide by Fr. Demaris Professor of Theology Missionary of St. Joseph, at Lyon, France 1801 Letter from Fr. Demaris to Catholics Who Have Been Deprived of a Priest Dear Children, 1. In the midst of human vicissitudes and the havoc of shock to the feeling, you voice your fears […]

Reparation for Priests and Bishops

 + J.M.J “Between the porch and the altar the priests the Lord’s ministers, shall weep, and shall say: Spare, O Lord, spare thy people: and give not thy inheritance to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them.” – Joel 2:17 Every priest who recites the traditional breviary reads these words each night at Vespers […]

Ascendancy (Church & State Issues) by Fr Ripperger

In light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states may restrict Church meetings and services based on COVID-19 concerns, the following article is reposted. Despite the centuries long mantra of separation of Church and state by civil authorities, it is clear that it is only a one way street. This article first appeared in […]

A Brief Comparison of the Traditional Roman & Pian Holy Week Ceremonies

A BRIEF COMPARISON OF THE Traditional Roman & Pian HOLY WEEK CEREMONIES From the Latin Mass Society Australia – www.lmsaus.org “The beginning of this renewal was the work of Our predecessor … Pius XII, in the restoration of the Paschal Vigil and of the Holy Week Rite, which formed the first stage of updating the […]

1997 Letter From a Priest to His Parish About Returning the Tabernacle to its Rightful Place

Here is an excerpt from the book “Ugly as Sin” by Michael Rose. In 1997 Fr. Richard Simon of St. Thomas of Canterbury Church in Chicago announced to his parish that he planned to make such a liturgical move because he felt that the experiment of removing the tabernacle from the sanctuary had failed. In […]

Marian Clergy Retreat at Douai Abbey with Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP

For more conferences of Fr De Malleray’s please click here Fr’s new book on the holy Eucharist here (for Europe, Asia, Africa, & Australia orders) & here for North & South America orders

Novena in Honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Beginning July 7)

Novena in Honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Beginning July 7) July 7 O beautiful Flower of Carmel, most fruitful vine, splendor of heaven, holy and singular, who brought forth the Son of God, still ever remaining a pure virgin, assist us in our necessity! O Star of the Sea, help and protect us! […]

Magisterial Authority & the Binding Force of Tradition ~ Fr Ripperger

Here are a series of lectures that Fr Ripperger gave a few years ago & I’ve included the books that go with these lectures as well.  These are must haves for today’s confusing times. Today, much confusion is created when a current Pope appears to contradict an earlier Pope, council, or whatever magisterial act you […]