Pope Francis celebrates ad orientem

This morning, Pope Francis leading the way, ad orientem, on the Solemnity of the Annunciation. He is the first Pontiff, since Pius IX to offer the Holy Sacrifice inside of the Holy House of Loreto.

“Mass Facing the People: A Good Idea?” — Fr. Schmitz

Fr. Mike Schmitz gave a talk at the 2019 FOCUS conference, and here is an excerpt:

Basically, Fr. Schmitz says celebration facing the people leads people to “sit there and watch” Mass—whereas Mass “ad orientem” reminds us we’re called to assist at Mass rather than sit as “detached and silent spectators” (as Pope Pius XI put it).


Funerale del vescovo Morlino

Questo è il video del funerale del vescovo Morlino (diocesi di Madison):

Funeral Mass for The Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison

Pubblicato da Diocese of Madison su Martedì 4 dicembre 2018

La santa Messa è ad orientem

Video: Bp Morlino explains why to offer Mass ad orientem

From LifeSiteNews:

Offering Mass ad orientem “enhances beauty” and “enhances reverence,” Bishop Robert Morlino, who died Saturday, told LifeSiteNews two years ago. LifeSiteNews releases footage of those comments for the first time today.

Graduale Project

L’obiettivo del Graduale Project è registrare tutti i canti inclusi nell’attuale Graduale Graduale Romanum.

The aim of the Graduale Project is to record all of the chants included in the current Graduale Graduale Romanum.

Nazval som ho “Projekt Graduale” a jeho cieľom je nahrať všetky spevy obsiahnuté v aktuálnom rímskom graduáli – Graduale Romanum.

Marek Klein


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