Jesus, King of our altars and Sovereign of souls, come establish your Royal authority in our hearts. Be the guest not for a day, but remain as our Father and our Brother. Do not come as a pilgrim, but a consoling Redeemer and ever-blessed Lord. Come! If sin is unceasing, the homage of our humble reparation will be even more constant. Listen to our prayer, Eucharistic Lord, and may the angels who surround Your tabernacle unite with the loyal friends of the Holy Eucharist in saying: In spite of the desperate efforts of Satan who seeks at any cost to …continue reading
Father Charles Vreeland, FSSP, recently ordained in Lincoln, Nebraska, was in Austin, June 16, 2013 to celebrate a Solemn High Mass with the faithful at St. Mary’s Cathedral. He will then celebrate the Mass in the Traditional Latin Rite in Fredericksburg, Texas, at St. Mary’s on June 23rd.
Ave Sacer Christi Sanguis by Kevin Allen. Latin Mass Choir Directed by Jeremy Daggett. World-renowned composer Kevin Allen has set twelve Eucharistic Motets for three voices. Although the pieces were designed for SSA or TTB choirs, they also work well for mixed choirs, and a special transposition table has been included for the ease of the choirmaster. [PDF preview of 70-page booklet] The texts of these Motets are appropriate at all times of the Liturgical year, so the pieces can be sung again and again. This special performance edition avoids all page turns, and includes Psalm Tone texts in Latin …continue reading
I am not going provide anything revelatory whatsoever when I suggest to you that it is hard getting up early on a Saturday morning after a long work week. This is likely the number one reason the Saturday morning Latin Mass is poorly attended. I am sure there are exceptions. Some folks work. Other folks have other things going, etc. But to be sure, most of us really want to go, but take a pass and catch a little more shuteye. No one gets that better than me. We’ve only gone a handful of times in the last few years. …continue reading
The prayer is taken from “20 Holy Hours”, a book I just cannot speak highly enough of.
First half of the sermon contains a timely and pertinent reading from the prophecy of Anne Catherine Emmerich Second half poignantly centers around the election of Pope Francis, and the dire need to fix the foundation of the Church, regardless of Vatican affairs. There is a need to recognize that the problem is at the diocesan level around the world; to concentrate on fixing this before anything else. Details from the Youtube channel: +J.M.J.+ Passion Sunday, Fifth Sunday of Lent, March 17th, 2013. San Francisco Javier Catholic Church, El Paso, Texas. Father Michael Rodriguez preached upon the Passion of Christ …continue reading
I have to say, I think many share Thunderthor1988’s comment here: