Tag Archives: Liturgy

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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Trinity Sunday 2020

Trinity Sunday according to the Use of Sarum. The sermon was not prepared but consists of a number of fairly disjointed reflections about the meanings of words in different philosophical contexts, also about questions of altered consciousness caused by drugs, … Continue reading

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Whitsun 2020

Whitsun 2020. Mass of Pentecost Sunday according to the Use of Sarum with sung Officium, Sequence and Communion.

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Whitsun Vigil 2020

Here is my Whitsun Vigil according to the Use of Sarum but with the biblical readings in English.

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Sunday in the Octave of the Ascension 2020

Here is my Mass and sermon for Sunday in the Octave of the Ascension. As mentioned in my sermon, it was known in some places as Rose Sunday. This is not to be confused with Rosensonntag in the Germanic world, … Continue reading

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Ascension 2020

Here is today’s Mass of the Feast of the Ascension in the Use of Sarum. I did not prepare a sermon but simply gave a few simple reflections. I hope they make sense.

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Fourth Sunday after Easter

This is the famous fourth Sunday after Easter and the superfluity of naughtiness that causes so much mirth in the front choir stalls of cathedrals, parish churches and school chapels alike. The Latin of St Jerome is less humorous or … Continue reading

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Third Sunday after Easter 2020

My thoughts are dark because this plague and the necessary lockdown have put me in a bad mood. Again, I seek light from the likes of Novalis, Böhme and Berdyaev, at least a way to find hope in the Night … Continue reading

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