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The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass: Dogmatically, Liturgically and Ascetically Explained (1902) by Fr. Nikolaus Gihr writes in the first footnote of ยง32, "The Language Used in the Celebration of the Holy Mass" (p. 319-328): Whether the Apostles celebrated the Holy Sacrifice in the language of each individual nation or only in the Aramean (Syro-Chaldaic), ...


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The seventh candle seems to be the jurisdiction candle. The number of candles "at a pontifical high Mass, celebrated by the ordinary, seven candles are lighted. The seventh candle should be somewhat higher than the others, and should be placed at the middle of the altar in line with the other six. For this reason the altar crucifix is moved forward a ...


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This might not really answer your question, but the first thing that popped up into my head was the Book of Revelations. John has a series of visions and one of the symbols used is the Seven Candlesticks. Revelations 1:12 :- "And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks;" According to the Zondervan KJV ...


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The Ordinariate Use contained in Divine Worship:The Missal is very close in form to the Extraordinary Form. But it's in Tudor English, not Latin. It's based on the Novus Ordo but contains an enormous amount of material which dates from before 1970, including some pre-Reformation Sarum Use. It's primarily designed to be celebrated ad orientem, and all the ...


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To the best of my knowledge, the decree "Summorum Pontificum" designating the (more-or-less) traditional rite as the "extraordiary form" of the Roman rite says that it must be celebrated according to the liturgy and calendar of 1962.



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