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Morning Roundup - 7th Day in the Octave of Christmas - Comm.: St. Sylvester I, Pope & Confess. - December 31st, 2014

Local Events: Traditional Latin Mass Schedule for January 1st in the VA/DC/MD Metroplex & Environs - 2015 Archdiocese of Washington (Msgr. Charles Pope) >> “Alas, Alas for the Great City!” An Urgent Plea for Prayer at the New Year! Ask Sister Mary Martha >> Under the Mistletoe with You! Bangor to Bobbio (Fr. Seán Coyle) >> Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God. Happy New Year! Catholic Conclave (Christopher Gillibrand) >> Socialist Youth and Catholic Students at war CatholicHerald.co.uk (Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith) >> What to look out for in 2015 CatholicHerald.co.uk (Jonathan Luxmoore) >> Majority of German bishops back call for Communion for remarried CatholicHerald.co.uk >> Church gained 15 million Catholics in a year, say researchers Catholic Stand (Patti Maguire Armstrong) >> If We Don’t Know It’s Sin, Does It Hurt Us? Catholic Stand  (Gabriel Garnica) >> The Ultimate Lemonade Chiesa.expressonline.it  (Sand

Octave Day of Christmas - Die Octavae Nativitatis Domini - Missa 'Puer Natus Est' - January 1st, 2015 - Propers

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Image Credit: St. Mary's, Above Rocks, and Missions - January 1, 2011 - New Year's Day Traditional Local Latin Mass Schedule for January 1st in the VA/DC/MD Metroplex - 2015 Octave Day of Christmas  (The Circumcision of Our Lord) Die Octavae Nativitatis Domini Missa 'Puer Natus Est' 1st Class White [Gloria & Creed; Preface of the Nativity; 2nd Vespers of the Octave Day of Christmas] Extraordinary Form: Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version ( Click Here; DivinumOfficium.Com, 1-1-2015 ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version ( Click Here; Virgomaterdie.com ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version ( Click Here; Daily Catholic.Org ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin, PDF Format ( Click Here; MaternalHeart.Org; Jan. 1 - Octave Day of the Nativity: Missa 'Puer Natus Est' ) Latin Mass Propers - Full Latin, Downloadable Propers ( Click Here; Una Voce, Orange County ) Latin Mass Propers

Evening Roundup - 6th Day in the Octave of Christmas - Die sexta post Nativitatem - December 30th, 2014

Local Events: Traditional Latin Mass Schedule for January 1st in the VA/DC/MD Metroplex & Environs - 2015 ABYSSUS ABYSSUM INVOCAT / DEEP CALLS TO DEEP >> ATTENTION ALL ATHEISTS, YOUR COVER HAS BEEN BLOWN, WHERE WILL YOU HIDE NOW Bonfire of the Vanities (Fr Martin Fox) >> New Priest from Russia: Ordination & First Mass   ( Ad Orientem! ) Canterbury Tales (Dr. Taylor Marshall) >> The Laying on of Hands in the Old and New Testaments Catholic Answers (Fr. Leslie Rumble) >> Why is Christmas Day Fixed but Easter Moveable? —A Radio Reply Catholic Conclave (Christopher Gillibrand) >> Catholic students blast bishop for being not Catholic CatholicHerald.co.uk (Carol Glatz) >> ‘Right to die’ campaigners are peddling a great lie, says Pope Catholic World Report - Blog (Michael J. Miller) >> Georg Ratzinger travels to Rome to visit his brother   Creative Minority Report (Patrick Archbold) >> The War For The Church Is Real Da M

7th Day in the Octave of Christmas - Missa 'Puer Natus Est' - Comm.: St. Sylvester I, Pope & Confess. - December 31st, 2014 - Propers

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Image Credit: Splendor in the Home - Feast of St. Sylvester 7th Day in the Octave of Christmas Die septima post Nativitatem Missa 'Puer Natus Est' Commemoratio: S. Sylvestri papae Commemoration: St. Sylvester I, Pope & Confessor 2nd Class White [Gloria & Creed; Preface of the Nativity; Commemoration: St. Sylvester I, Pope & Confessor; 1st Vespers of the Octave Day of Christmas] ****Note: Add the Collect, Secret and Postcommunion for Saint Sylvester I as found here Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version with Commemoration ( Click Here; DivinumOfficium.Com, 12-31-2014 ) ****Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin, PDF Format ( Click Here; MaternalHeart.Org; Dec. 30 - SIXTH DAY IN THE OCTAVE OF CHRISTMAS ) ****Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version  ( Click Here; Introibo ad altare Dei.Fr, Latin/French ) ♫ Monastero San Benedetto: Mass & Office, for 31 DEC 2014 ♫ The Chant of Le Barroux: Office for 2014-12-3

Morning Roundup - 6th Day in the Octave of Christmas - Die sexta post Nativitatem - December 30th, 2014

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Local Events: Traditional Latin Mass Schedule for January 1st in the VA/DC/MD Metroplex & Environs - 2015 Archdiocese of Washington (Msgr. Charles Pope) >> The Sins That Come From Being a Busybody – A Meditation on a Teaching of St. Gregory Catholic Conclave (Christopher Gillibrand) >> In 2007 Papal secretary warned about Islamification of Europe CatholicHerald.co.uk >> Cardinal protests against forced conversions to Hinduism Catholic Stand (Denise J. Hunnell, MD) >> Evangelize Like a Star Creative Minority Report (Matthew Archbold) >> Heh. Man Thrown Off Flight For Being a Scrooge Crisis Magazine (Dr. William Oddie) >> There is No Link between Celibacy and Clerical Sexual Abuse Crisis Magazine (Joe Bissonnette) >> Canadian Tories Defy Elites by Criminalizing Prostitution Da Mihi Animas (Padre Steve) >> Jesus Makes Heaven Present to Us Today   Dominicana Blog (Br. Isaac Augustine Morales, O.P.) >> O Image of t

Evening Roundup - 5th Day in the Octave of Christmas - Commemoration: St. Thomas Becket, Bishop & Martyr - December 29th, 2014

Canterbury Tales (Dr. Taylor Marshall) >> How to Make Unbreakable Goals for the New Year Creative Minority Report (Matthew Archbold) >> Town Holds Christmas Parade for Sick Little Girl Daily Meditations with Fr. Alfonse >> Lk 2:22-35 Holding True to the Gospel Da Mihi Animas (Padre Steve) >> Mother Teresa on Kinds of Poverty Da Mihi Animas (Padre Steve) >> Unwrap the Gift of Silence First Thoughts (Peter Atkinson) >> Calvary’s Lost Catholicism Fr. Hunwicke's Mutual Enrichment (Fr. John Hunwicke) >> A Good Christmas for principled leadership Fr. Z's Blog (Fr. John Zuhlsdorf) >> Belgian Archbishop advocates Catholic recognition of same-sex stuff Fr. Z's Blog (Fr. John Zuhlsdorf) >> The “Francis Effect” and remembering to talk about God Fr. Z's Blog (Fr. John Zuhlsdorf) >> NYC – Holy Innocents’ Feast Day! Great News! Fr. Z's Blog (Fr. John Zuhlsdorf) >> CHRISTMASCAzT 30: the human mind s

6th Day in the Octave of Christmas - Missa 'Puer Natus Est' - Die sexta post Nativitatem - December 30th, 2014 - Propers

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Image Credit: Bible Paintings - The Birth of Jesus Christ 6th Day in the Octave of Christmas Die sexta post Nativitatem Missa 'Puer Natus Est' White [Gloria & Creed; Preface of the Nativity; Vespers of the Day in the Octave of Christmas] Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version ( Click Here; DivinumOfficium.Com, 12-30-2014 ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin, PDF Format ( Click Here; MaternalHeart.Org; Dec. 30 - SIXTH DAY IN THE OCTAVE OF CHRISTMAS ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version  ( Click Here; Introibo ad altare Dei.Fr, Latin/French ) ♫ Monastero San Benedetto: Mass & Office, for 30 DEC 2014 ♫ The Chant of Le Barroux: Office for 2014-12-30 +++++++++++++++++++++++ LiveMass.Net (Live Mass Online) Christ the King (FSSP), Sarasota, FL, Guadalajara, Mexico and Fribourg, Switzerland (Mass Time Clocks can be found at the LiveMass website!) +++++++++++++++++++++++ The Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas USCCB Da

Local Events: Traditional Latin Mass Schedule for January 1st in the VA/DC/MD Metroplex & Environs - 2015 - UPDATED

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Thursday, January 1st, 2015  (Octave Day of Christmas - Feast of the Circumcision; Holy Day of Obligation!)     Updated: 29 December, 2014  2:28 PM 8:00  AM - Old St. John the Evangelist, Silver Spring, MD 8:00 AM -  Saint Benedict's Parish, Chesapeake, Virginia (Low Mass) 9:00 AM -  Old Saint Mary's Church, Washington, DC 10:30 AM - Saint Benedict's Parish, Chesapeake, Virginia  (Sung Mass) 11:30 AM - Saint Alphonsus Church, Baltimore, MD 12:00 PM - St. John the Beloved, Mclean, VA (Low Mass) 12:00 PM - St Anthony Mission, King George, VA (High Mass) 12:00 PM - Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Philadelphia, PA 12:30 PM - St. John the Baptist, Front Royal, VA  12:30 PM - Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Gainesville, VA 12:30 PM - St. Lawrence the Martyr Church,  Alexandria, VA (Low Mass)

Morning Roundup - 5th Day in the Octave of Christmas - Commemoration: St. Thomas Becket, Bishop & Martyr - December 29th, 2014

Archdiocese of Washington (Msgr. Charles Pope) >> A Recent Article Ponders the Rarity of Earth And How Astronomical Are the Odds Against Complex Life in the Universe! Catholic Sacristan (W.A.C.) >> Why do Catholics meditate on a Crucifix? Catholic World Report - Blog (Carrie Gress) >> 2014: The Year the Culture War Divide Became Deeper, Darker, and Weirder Crisis Magazine (Robert Oscar Lopez) >> Catholic Higher Education in Ruins Crisis Magazine (Gerard T. Mundy) >> The Liturgical “Sign of Peace”: Move or Remove? Da Mihi Animas (Padre Steve) >> Saint of the day: Thomas Becket DCLatinMass.Com (rockcreekcatholic) >> Three Christmastide Traditional Masses to be offered by Fr. Carr Dominicana Blog  (Br. Irenaeus Dunlevy, O.P.) >> My True-Love Gave to Me Fr. Hunwicke's Mutual Enrichment (Fr. John Hunwicke) >> Dominating a Dialogue (2): Blind them with erudition. Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog (Carl Olson) >

Afternoon Roundup - Sunday in the Octave of Christmas - Commem.: Holy Innocents (EF) Or The Holy Family (OF) - December 28th, 2014

Creative Minority Report (Matthew Archbold) >> 12 Days of Christmas Ends Early This Year Da Mihi Animas (Padre Steve) >> The God in the Cave by G.K. Chesterton Dymphna's Road >> Christ is born! Glorify Him! Fr. Hunwicke's Mutual Enrichment (Fr. John Hunwicke) >> Dominating a dialogue (1) BUT   Fr. Z's Blog (Fr. John Zuhlsdorf) >> CHRISTMASCAzT 29: Why the three feasts after Christmas? Fr. Z's Blog (Fr. John Zuhlsdorf) >> WDTPRS Childermas – Holy Innocents Fr. Z's Blog (Fr. John Zuhlsdorf) >> WDTPRS – Sunday in the Octave of Christmas (1962MR) Happy Catholic* (Julie D.) >> Fourth Day of Christmas: Massacre of the Holy Innocents   Happy Catholic* (Julie D.) >> Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog (Carl Olson) >> The Holy Spirit and the Contemporary Reform of the Catholic Church LES FEMMES - THE TRUTH (Mary Ann Kreitzer) >> Poor Bab

5th Day in the Octave of Christmas - Die quinta post Nativitatem - Comm.: St. Thomas Becket, Bp. & Mart. - December 29th, 2014 - Propers

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Image Credit: Tradition in Action - St. Thomas Becket – December 29 5th Day in the Octave of Christmas Die quinta post Nativitatem Missa 'Puer Natus Est' Commemoratio:  S. Thomae M. Commemoration: St. Thomas Becket, Bishop & Martyr 2nd Class White [Gloria & Creed; Preface of the Nativity; Commemoration: St. Thomas Becket, Bishop & Martyr; Vespers of the Day in the Octave of Christmas] ***For England and Wales: St. Thomas of Canterbury, Bishop and Martyr, Missa 'Gaudeamus' Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version with Commemoration ( Click Here; DivinumOfficium.Com, 12-29-2014 ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin, PDF Format ( Click Here; MaternalHeart.Org; Dec. 29 - Fifth Day of Christmas [Comm. St Thomas Canterbury] ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version  ( Click Here; Introibo ad altare Dei.Fr, Latin/French ) Add the Collect, Secret and Postcommunion for St. Thomas found here ♫ Monastero San Benedet

Sunday Mass Edition - Sunday in the Octave of Christmas - Commem.: Holy Innocents (EF) Or The Holy Family (OF) - December 28th, 2014

A Priest Life (Fr. Kevin Cusick) >> "The charity of truth seeks holy leisure": holy days of obligation Archdiocese of Washington (Msgr. Charles Pope) >> Focused on a Functional Family: A Homily for the Feast of the Holy Family Bangor to Bobbio (Fr. Seán Coyle) >> 'The parents of Jesus brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord.' Sunday Reflections, Feast of the Holy Family Catholic Conclave (Christopher Gillibrand) >> Muslim- cuts down crucifix because it offends him--- in Austria! CatholicHerald.co.uk >> Third priest in a year murdered in Mexican state of Guerrero Catholic World Report - Blog (Mary Jo Anderson) >> Pontifical Council for Culture stumbles with clueless video aimed at women DCLatinMass.Com (rockcreekcatholic) >> Msgr. Smith to offer Sunday Traditional Mass at Silver Spring Fr. Z's Blog (Fr. John Zuhlsdorf) >> WDTPRS: Holy Family – children first learn who God is by knowing th

Sunday in the Octave of Christmas - Dominica Infra Octavam Nativitatis - Missa 'Dum Medium' - Comm.: Holy Innocents - December 28th, 2014

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Image Credit: Luke -- Chapter 2 Sunday in the Octave of Christmas Dominica Infra Octavam Nativitatis Missa 'Dum Medium' Commemoratio: Ss. Innocentíum Commemoration: Holy Innocents 2nd Class White [Gloria & Creed; Preface of the Nativity; Commemoration: Holy Innocents; 2nd Vespers of Sunday in the Octave of Christmas] ***Note: Add the Collect, Secret and Postcommunion for Commemoration of the Holy Innocents as found here Extraordinary Form: Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version with Commemoration ( Click Here; DivinumOfficium.Com, 12-28-2014 ) ***Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin, PDF Format ( Click Here; MaternalHeart.Org: Sunday in the Octave of Christmas ) ***Downloadable Latin Mass Propers - Full Latin - Complete version  ( Una Voce, Orange County, Click Here ) ***Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version  ( Click Here; Introibo ad altare Dei.Fr, Latin/French ) In the Sight of Angels: DOMINICA INFRA OCTAVAM N

Traditional Latin Calendar - Moveable Feasts for 2015 (Ordo of the F.S.S.P.)

2015 Liturgical Ordo & FSSP Directory (Soft cover, Wire-bound, 125 pages, 6 inches x 9 inches) "Our 2015 Liturgical Ordo and FSSP Directory contains the complete calendar of the Mass and Divine Office for each day of the year, the directory of the FSSP worldwide, documents pertaining to the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter and the Tridentine Mass, including "Summorum Pontificum", Rules for Fasting and Abstinence, The Rite to be Observed in the Celebration of Mass & On Defects That May Occur in the Celebration of Mass, a section on Indulgences, and more.  Softcover, wire-bound, approximately 6" x 9", 125 pp."     Septuagesima Sunday, February 1st     Ash Wednesday, February 18th     Palm Sunday, March 29th     Easter Sunday, April 5th     Ascension Thursday, May 14th     Pentecost Sunday, May 24th     Feast of Corpus Christi, June 4th     Feast of the Sacred Heart, June 12th     Feast of Christ the King, October 25th    First Sunday of

Morning Roundup - St. John, Apostle & Evangelist - Comm.: Day in the Octave of Christmas - December 27th, 2014

Archdiocese of Washington (Msgr. Charles Pope) >> The Truer Gift As Seen in a Touching Christmas Commercial Bonfire of the Vanities (Fr Martin Fox) >> Do the Gospels contradict each other regarding Jesus' infancy? Catholic Stand  (Donald R. McClarey) >> Saint Thomas Becket, Sin and Contrition Da Mihi Animas (Padre Steve) >> Feast of St. John the Evangelist Domine, da mihi hanc aquam! (Fr. Philip Neri Powell, OP) >> Want vocations. . .??? Dymphna's Road >> Guadete!   Eye of the Tiber >> BREAKING: Vatican To Posthumously Grant Henry VIII Annulment; Queen To Dissolve Church Of England First Thoughts (Matthew Block) >> Slaughtered Sons Fr. Hunwicke's Mutual Enrichment (Fr. John Hunwicke) >> Fr Valentine Young, Fr Charles Wesley, and Mgr Andrew Burnham Human Exceptionalism (National Review Online; Wesley J. Smith) >> Can a Man be Both Mother and Father of Child? Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog (Ca

St. John, Apostle & Evangelist - Missa 'In Medio Ecclesiae' - Comm.: Day in the Octave of Christmas - December 27th, 2014 - Propers

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Image Credit: Saints.SQPN.com - Saint John the Apostle St. John, Apostle and Evangelist S. Joannis Apostoli et Evangelistae Missa 'In Medio Ecclesiae' Commemoratio: Octava Nativitatis Commemoration: Day in the Octave of Christmas 2nd Class White [Gloria & Creed; Preface of the Nativity; Commemoration: Day in the Octave of Christmas; 2nd Vespers of St. John (with Commemoration of 1st Vespers of Sunday in the Octave of Christmas)] Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version with Commemoration ( Click Here; DivinumOfficium.Com, 12-27-2014 ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version with Commemoration ( Click Here; Daily Catholic.Org ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version with Commemoration ( Click Here; Virgomaterdie.com ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin - Complete version with Commemoration ( Click Here; Introibo ad altare Dei.Fr, Latin/French ) Latin Mass Propers Online - Full Latin, PDF Format ( Click Here

Visitors Ask: The Christmas Proclamation - An Annual Favorite, December, 2014

As I check which posts visitors seek, one which is a favorite is the traditional Christmas Proclamation .  The fine blog, Unam Sanctum Catholicum , has a commentary worth reading on how the proclamation is being changed in the Novus Ordo translation over time.   The link is below: Unam Sanctam Catholicam (Boniface): The Increasingly Non-Committal Christmas Proclamation Mr. David Forster of the fine blog, Liturgia Latina , posted a marvelous summary some years ago which I linked to in 2011, I believe.  I have posted some of his summary below, but there is much more at this link:   Liturgia Latina (David Forster): Proclamation of Christmas Here is Mr. Forster's version in Latin and English Octavo Kalendas Januarii Anno a creatione mundi, quando in principio Deus creavit caelum et terram, quinquies millesimo centesimo nonagesimo nono; a diluvio vero, anno bis millesimo nongentesimo quinquagesimo septimo; a nativitate Abrahae, anno bis millesimo quintodecimo; a Moyse et egre