Tag Archives: Liturgy

Ceremonies of the Sarum Missal

A very kind friend bought and sent me a copy of R.J. Urquhart’s Ceremonies of the Sarum Missal. It is not a book I would have bought myself given its high price set by the publisher T&T Clark. I was … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

I am still nervously exhausted and will not be recording anything. The only thing I can do presently to bring anything good to others is by writing. Like Lent, this is a holy season that brings us the joy of … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Salisbury Cathedral, ca. 1500

Dr William Renwick “will be presenting this lecture ‘live’ on Youtube this coming Friday at 1:00 pm UK time. It should probably also be available for later viewing. This illustrated lecture will describe in outline what Friday December 18 would … Continue reading

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Simplified Sarum Ordo

Here is my simplified Sarum calendar from December 2020 to end of November 2021. I have given only the Sundays and Feasts, so you are advised to consult the rubrics of the missal, breviary, pie and customary to establish priories … Continue reading

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All Saints 2020

Here is my Mass of today. We in France are in lockdown, and British people have still been able to go to church today.

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Fr Anthony Cekada, RIP

I refer my readers to the brief obituary in the New Liturgical Movement of Fr Anthony Cekada. I never met him and I have already said elsewhere that sedevacantism is the best refutation of what used to be called the … Continue reading

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Liminality

I have found references in several places to an article written by a Franciscan friar in 2007 – The Life and Death of Religious Life by Benedict Groeschel C.F.R. I was particularly impressed by the notion of liminality. There are … Continue reading

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Online and recorded Mass

I have decided to discontinue my liturgical recordings and I encourage those who would like to attend online or recorded Sarum masses to go to Fr Andrew Scurr’s page on Facebook (ask for his “friendship” if necessary). I will continue … Continue reading

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La Fête-Dieu 2020

Corpus Christi according to the Use of Sarum. The proper is identical to that in the Roman missal. I give a few reflections on the joy of La Fête-Dieu in French or Fronleichnam in German as still celebrated in towns … Continue reading

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Anglican Liturgy in Latin

I have just discovered this fascinating article St Columba and the Scottish Liturgy in Latin which includes the video: As one who celebrates nearly always in Latin, I appreciate his reasoning by Revd Dr Stephen Holmes for the use of Latin in … Continue reading

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