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In which languages could the Tridentine Mass be said?

If by “Tridentine Mass” the O.P. means the Mass promulgated by Pope Pius V in 1570 (probably better termed the “traditional Roman Rite”), which was used widely in that form until the liturgical ...
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In which languages could the Tridentine Mass be said?

Another exception to Athanasius' answer is Mass in the Ordinariate Use, published in Divine Worship: The Missal in 2015. This order is in traditional-language English ("thee, thou" etc), and it's ...
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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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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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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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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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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?

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 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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After Ministeria Quaedem, who may be a Subdeacon for a Missa Solemnis?

The answer is straw subdeacons. A "straw" subdeacon is any subdeacon who has not been at least ordained to the minor order of the same name. There are two ways this can be: A man who has ...
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Explain to those knowing only of the Ordinary Form of Mass, what incense is and why it is used during the Liturgy at Mass?

Incense as used in Christian rites, including the office of readings, as well as the Mass, is a sensory manifestation of the prayers of the faithful rising to God, as mentioned in Psalms, particularly ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why did Cardinal Cupich prohibit Traditional Latin Mass on First Sundays?

Too long for a comment : Dcn. Andy: The Latin Church can only properly have one rite If this is indeed the case (and I'm not arguing that it isn't, merely drawing attention to this statement's ...
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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 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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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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Are Catholics allowed to believe that the EF or OF is objectively more reverent than the other?

Are Catholics allowed to believe that the EF or OF is objectively more reverent than the other? I recall a Benedictine abbot, who habitually celebrated Mass according to Pope st. Pius v and said often ...
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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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