Tag Archives: Liturgy

J. Wickham Legg

On my morning rounds, I found “Good, or ancient, or Catholic” quoted from J. Wickham Legg. The exact source is not given, but a search on Google reveals his paper read before St Paul’s Ecclesiological Society on 27th October 1887, … Continue reading

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Eucharistic Devotion

Reading one of Cardinal Ratzinger’s books in the 1980’s, I was quite struck by his reminiscences of Corpus Christi processions in Bavaria in places like Altötting and other towns. The tradition spreads into Switzerland in some places, and Fribourg where … Continue reading

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Early Modern English

Archbishop Haverland has been on Facebook, exhorting us priests to get it right with memorized texts like the doxology after a collect: All traditional clergy should commit to memory the basic rule for expanding a collect ending to full Trinitarian … Continue reading

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The Return of “And also with you”?

With this posting, I am going to bring this new spate of “crisis porn” to a stop. Pope Francis has ordered a review of the new Mass translation He doesn’t speak a word of English. I wonder who he’s going … Continue reading

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Another Light in the Darkness

This delighted me – Starting Again, from someone who occasionally sends in comments and writes me e-mails from time to time. Like myself, Timothy Graham uses his real name on his blog and tells us who he is. This is … Continue reading

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And Thereto I Plight Thee My Troth

Since I seem to share my English “stuffiness” with Fr John Hunwicke, I share his most recent article Bishop Stephen Lopes and Remarried Divorcees which is more about the rite of marriage than the moral and sacramental issues of adultery … Continue reading

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Hat Tip in the Fish-Eaters’ Forum

My statistics page picked up a site sending 7 hits to my page on the Sarum Use. This is the Fish-Eaters’ traditionalist forum running a thread on the liturgy. I am intrigued by the title, because there are loads of … Continue reading

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