Latin: The Sacramental Language Laramie Hirsch11/22/2017 There is a hierarchy of language. This is true for secular politics and cultural commerce, as well as in terms of religion. In this hierarchy, some languages Continue Reading →

What Saint started the ‘Stations of the Cross’ in the Coliseum?

A few meters from Rome’s Colosseum is the Franciscan convent of St. Boniface. Back in1696 Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, discovered his calling at the age of 20. He was a Continue Reading →

Catholic Collar And Tie: Latin, Ad Orientem and Problem Priests

For the last seven years I have celebrated the Ordinary Form ad orientem, and at our Vigil Mass made use of simple Latin Mass parts for the Ordinary (we have Continue Reading →

A Call to Courage in a Climate of Crisis and Conflict. | Archdiocese of Washington

There is debate among some in Church, as I suppose there has been in every age, as to how to interpret the signs of the times. It was common in Continue Reading →

Pope creates academy to promote knowledge of Latin :: EWTN News

The Pope is launching a new Pontifical Academy for Latin to help priests and academics deepen their knowledge and ability with the language.”There is a pressing need for greater knowledge Continue Reading →

Multicultural to Individual

Every family has its own language and culture. It is the largest cohesive bond that exists within the family after the bond of familial love. Should a family adopt children Continue Reading →

Changes in the Celebration of Mass since Vatican II

Traditional Altar    Novus Ordo table     Traditional Mass        Novus Ordo Clown Mass  Note: I wrote this about 5 years after becoming Catholic (15 years ago) but thought it worthwhile to post since it gets Continue Reading →