Tag Archives: Liturgy

Easter Greetings

I wish all my readers a happy Easter full of the joy and hope that comes from the risen Lord. Should any of us have the slightest doubt, let us remember that there is no otherwise explicable way an image … Continue reading

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Sepulto Domino

In the Use of Sarum, we don’t use an altar of repose. The second two hosts of Maundy Thursday are simply put into the hanging pyx. On Good Friday, after the Liturgy of the Presanctified, the third host is put … Continue reading

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Sarum Calendar 2019

The Sarum Calendar for 2019 has been added to Dr William Renwick’s Documents page. You can download it from there. It begins from 1st January, so if you need the current Advent, you need the final month of 2018. It … Continue reading

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Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?

Some comments were made about the beautiful vestments used for the Sarum Mass at Hampton Court. There is a frequent argument for punishing the Church and stripping it down to nothing, a kind of creeping nihilism that has spread into … Continue reading

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Sarum Mass at Hampton Court

Yesterday, Sunday 25th November, Mass was celebrated according to the Latin Use of Salisbury with the setting Missa Puer natus est nobis by Thomas Tallis – sung by the Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal. The Mass itself was that of … Continue reading

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Use of Sarum in Oxford

David Llewellyn Dodds posted a comment about an upcoming event in Oxford. I have deleted the comment because it was off-topic in the thread in question, but of sufficient interest to turn it into a new posting. Fr. John Hunwicke … Continue reading

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Medievalism and Ritualism

This is the kind of article I would have appreciated in the first issue of The Blue Flower. Medievalism and Ritualism – Part 1: Percy Dearmer and the scholarly context of the Parson’s Handbook has been written by Fr Allan Barton … Continue reading

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