The Best Resource for Teaching Boys to Serve the Latin Mass

“If boys won’t learn, men won’t know.” -Msgr. R.J. Schuler, PhD One of the most important resources for families that attend the Traditional Latin Mass is How to Serve (published by TAN Books), an excellent book by Dom Matthew Britt, O.S.B. Dom Matthew was a Minnesota-born Benedictine priest ordained in 1901 for St. Martin’s Abbey…

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The Special Privilege of Three Masses on Christmas

“The custom of saying three Masses on this day is also very ancient, and recalls to our minds the threefold birth of the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity – His eternal birth from the Father before all ages, His temporal birth in Bethlehem, and His spiritual birth in the souls of men.” –The Catholic…

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Why Gregorian Chant is Supreme (Part II)

As a new generation of Catholics is rediscovering the patrimony of Gregorian chant and realizing that it belongs to them in a specific way as part of their inheritance, they are flocking to the Latin Mass, with music as a major catalyst.  Many are turning to Vatican Council II for guidance, which not only authorizes…

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On the Impressive Ceremonies of the Latin Mass

“It is known, in fact, that the Latin liturgy of the Church in its various forms, in each century of the Christian era, has been a spur to the spiritual life of many saints, has reinforced many peoples in the virtue of religion and fecundated their piety.” —Pope Benedict XVI Mass is the highest act…

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