“On the Solemnity of the Annunciation, our friend Brother Oliver of the Oxford Oratory was ordained to the diaconate. The Abbot attended with Dom Michael, and our Dom Stanislaus joined Br Benedict of the Oratory in chanting the Litany of Saints.” Holy Week and Easter services can be f
Fr Guy Nicholls, Musical Director of The Blessed John Henry Newman Institute for Liturgical Music, tells us that the latest Graduale Parvum introits for Lent are now available as mp3 files here. Fr Guy hopes that you’ll find them enjoyable and useful!
Our Benedictine friends at Pluscarden Abbey in Scotland are inviting young people (aged 18-30) to celebrate the Liturgy with them from April 12 to 17 – the Wednesday of Holy Week until Easter. Check their website now! In common with Prinknash, in Gloucestershire, St. Augustine
Our American colleagues of the USA Latin Liturgy Association have just brought out their Newsletter No. CXVII. Amongst other things it contains a short but interesting article on Pope Francis and the Liturgy. You need to become a member to receive the pdf of the Newsletter. Among the
If you are able to read Dutch, you will be able to enjoy the website of the Vereniging voor Latijnse Liturgie. Its members are our counterparts in Holland, who set up their Association at about the same time as ours. …and whether or not you read Greek, do watch the ceremony of t
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
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