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In which languages could the Tridentine Mass be said?

If we count the lawful liturgical variants of the Tridentine Mass such as the Dominican Rite and the Carmelite Rite and permission given to some Religious Orders, we able to see that the Holy See has ...
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In which languages could the Tridentine Mass be said?

Portions of the liturgy were permitted to be celebrated in Native American vernaculars.
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In light of Traditionis Custodes, is the TLM celebrated by a well known schismatic Priest an invalid Mass?

In light of Traditionis Custodes, is the TLM celebrated by a well known schismatic Priest an invalid Mass? The short answer no. The Motu Proprio Traditionis Custodes of Pope Francis deals with simply ...
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What rubric, canon, and/or rules forbid(s) the use of recorded music in a Tridentine Missa Cantata?

Recorded music is not permitted. As far back as 1958 in the important Congregation of Rites’ instruction De Musica Sacra we find at 60 c: "Finally, only those musical instruments which ...
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How do the 1962 Holy Week ceremonies compare to the 1954 ones?

A Brief Comparison of the Traditional Roman [1954] & Pian [1962] Holy Week Ceremonies “The beginning of this renewal was the work of Our predecessor … Pius XII, in the restoration of the Paschal ...
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Why did Cardinal Cupich prohibit Traditional Latin Mass on First Sundays?

Why did Cardinal Cupich prohibit Traditional Latin Mass on First Sundays? He simply chose the First Sunday of each month as well as the major feasts of Christmas, the Triduum, Easter Sunday, and ...
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Need help understanding something from the dubia around Traditionis Custodes

According to Traditionis Custodes, is it now obligatory that a priest can not celebrate two different forms of the Mass on the same day? According to Traditionis Custodes, there is no clear wording ...
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Why do some Catholics avoid communion at Novus Ordo masses?

Why do some Catholics avoid communion at Novus Order Mass? It is for the same reasons that all members of the Catholic Church wouldn't receive Mass at the Anglican Church. ... under a pretext of ...
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Are Catholics allowed to believe that the EF or OF is objectively more reverent than the other?

Intrinsic value of the Mass infinite Fr. Chad Ripperger, in his Summer 2003 Latin Mass Magazine article "Merit of a Mass", argues that Masses using 1962 Missals and earlier have greater ...
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Were the scriptural readings at Mass ever other than Vulgate read at mass pre-Vatican II?

I am also old enough to remember the Epistle and Gospel being read in English on Sundays after they had been read or chanted in Latin. This custom has a long history. In the USA it goes back at least ...
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Were the scriptural readings at Mass ever other than Vulgate read at mass pre-Vatican II?

Were non-Vulgate Scriptural readings ever used at the pre-Vatican II Mass? I believe the answer to this question to be yes. If we count the lawful liturgical variants of the Tridentine Mass such as ...
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Why is this music chosen for a Catholic Mass?

Why is this music chosen for a Catholic Mass? I hear music in this style quite often in the Extraordinary Form of the Mass. Almost always uniquely at very solemn occasions only. Before getting into ...
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Why is this music chosen for a Catholic Mass?

This music that you think of as 'concert music' was originally church music. I don't recognize the specific piece in the video, but pieces of a similar style were originally written to be used in ...
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Were the scriptural readings at Mass ever other than Vulgate read at mass pre-Vatican II?

After the gospel and before the Nicene Creed at Sunday (and holy day) masses, the Epistle and Gospel readings, which had already been recited (or chanted in high masses) were repeated in the ...
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Master of Ceremonies wears purple at High Masses according to the Extraordinary Form of the Mass?

Was it in a cathedral church? Nainfa's Costume of Prelates of the Catholic Church (1926) pp. 36-7: purple is the color of the episcopal Livery. Thus, according to rules laid down by the Ceremonials,4 ...
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Is it permitted for a priest say a Mass of Pope Pius V for new saints while employing the prayers taken from the Mass of Paul VI?

Is it permissible for a priest say a Mass in the Extraordinary Form for new saints (canonized after 1962) while employing the prayers or the orations (of the Opening Prayer or Collect, Prayer over the ...
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What is the role of a permanent lector at a Traditional Latin Mass?

What is the role of a permanent lector at a Traditional Latin Mass? Both lectors and acolytes were known as minor orders and as such were steppingstones towards priestly ordination. A lector (reader) ...
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Does 'Traditionis Custodes' have any effect on Novus Ordo mass?

Does 'Traditionis Custodes' have any effect on Novus Ordo mass? The short answer yes! That yes seems to be both a positive and negative outlook. At the present moment in time this motu proprio does ...
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How to not awkwardly bow to thurifer during Mass?

My impression is that bows are often simply non-verbal ways to say "hello" or"good-bye" or "excuse me". Examples: Two people walking next to each other in an entrance ...
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After Ministeria Quaedem, who may be a Subdeacon for a Missa Solemnis?

After Ministeria Quaedem, who may be a Subdeacon for a Missa Solemnis? There seems seems to a be about four possible solutions to this question in regards to who may perform the duties of a subdeacon (...
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Why do some traditional Catholics choose Confirmation in the Extraordinary Form over going with their parish Confirmation?

Why do some traditional Catholics choose Confirmation in the Extraordinary Form over going with their parish Confirmation? Having been attached to the traditional form for now more than 40 years and ...
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Clarification of the 2007 letter of Pope Benedict XVI to bishops on the liturgy

This is answered by another post on Corpus Christi Watershed: Four of the “new” prefaces are taken from the Ordinary Form, with adaptations to their concluding “eschatols,” so as to make them conform ...
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Why is liturgical form "irreversible"?

Why is liturgical form "irreversible"? It is not! Pope Francis would like to believe that is so when it comes to restoring the Extraordinary Form of the Mass. It is as simply a pointing it ...
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What norms, instructions, permissions and customs are there that do not conform to Traditionis Custodes?

What norms, instructions, permissions and customs are there that do not conform to Traditionis Custodes? God Bless me if I am wrong, and it is not my intention or interpretation to anything involved ...
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Why do some Catholics avoid communion at Novus Ordo masses?

In full disclosure, I am not a Catholic, though I have formally studied world religions. I also have family who are traditional Catholics and good friends who are sedevacantists. You mentioned that ...
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Why do some Catholics avoid communion at Novus Ordo masses?

Why do some Catholics avoid communion at Novus Ordo masses? There is no concession among some traditionalists in the Catholic Church that it is not licit to receive communion at a Novus Ordo mass. ...
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How to not awkwardly bow to thurifer during Mass?

How to not awkwardly bow to thurifer during Mass? Thurification or incensation is an expression of reverence and of prayer, as is signified in Sacred Scripture and rules are actually put down how to ...
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Why does the priest say the words of the consecration in a low tone in the EF when Jesus probably did not say it in a low tone?

Why does the priest say the words of the consecration in a low tone in the Extraordinary Form of the Mass, when Jesus probably did not say it in a low tone? What started out as a necessity in Rome, ...
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