The Association had an excellent day of liturgies, discussions and socialising at St Mary Moorfields in the City of London, by kind permission of its new Parish Priest, Fr Christopher Vipers. The day began at noon with Solemn Mass of the feast of St Teresa of Avila. The celebrant was
We are now in the process of completely revising and updating the website. Many of the links have to be re-established, and some data has yet to be transferred from the old site, but we hope to have it all working fully before long. Watch this space!
Pope Benedict XVI, in 2007 issued an Apostolic Letter motu proprio under the title Summorum Pontificum together with a note which explains: “The fundamental provision is as follows: the Roman liturgy will have two forms: The ordinary form is the one that follows the liturgical reform
To accompany his motu proprio Summorum Pontificum, which was “the fruit of much reflection, numerous consultations and prayer”, Pope Benedict addressed an explanatory letter to all the bishops of the world. He says he was aware of widespread concern that that the document might detrac
The motu proprio begins with the words: Summorum Pontificum cura ad hoc tempus usque semper fuit (“up to the present time it has always been the concern of the supreme pontiffs …”). The document traces the history of the Roman Missal up to its reform and renewal in 1970, following the
The Apostolic Exhortation Sacramentum Caritatis – the “Post-Synodal Exhortation on the Eucharist as the Source and Summit of the Church’s Life and Mission”, was released on 13th March 2007. The full English text is reproduced on this website, which includes useful links to