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ASK FATHER: Proper posture and use of biretta in choir. | Fr. Z's Blog

From a priest…<p>Our parish has recently begun celebrating the EF. Have assisted in choir before but concerned I may not be doing so correctly. My …

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CHART: Correspondence of lectionaries, Ordinary and Extraordinary Form | Fr. Z's Blog

A while back I asked for help, for a way to line up the readings on Sundays between the <i>Novus Ordo</i> and the <i>Usus Antiquior</i>.<p>For example, I want to see …

Birettiquette | Fr. Z's Blog

A priest I spoke with yesterday mentioned how clerics should properly use their birettas (hat, not Beretta… which is another post).<p>I call proper use …

ASK FATHER: Prayers for putting on cassock, surplice | Fr. Z's Blog

From a reader…<p><i>QUAERITUR</i>:<p>While vesting for Mass, a member of the clergy (at least in the EF; the priests I know do it for OF too) will say a set of …

Rogation and Ember Days - An Illustrated Guide

April 25th sees the coincidence of three observances this year: the Friday within the Octave of Easter, the feast of St Mark the Evangelist, and the …

Wherein Fr. Z gives a gift to his brother priests, confessors | Fr. Z's Blog

Today I watched the video of the Pope who made his own confession before hearing the confessions of others. HERE<p>That juxtaposition brought forcefully …

Truth About Communion in the Hand While Standing

<i>A close friend of mine and my Pastor, Fr. Richard Heilman, brings us our guest post for today on the questionable origins of communion in the hand.</i> …

Archbishop Sample: Pontifical Mass Homily

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"Novus Ordo Priest" learns the TLM. Holiness ensues. | Fr. Z's Blog

I have been urging you not to let up. Liberals think they have the big mo. HA!<p>Do not give out. Do not give up. Do not give in. Press forward. Be …

An Extraordinary Day

<i>Lourdes Chapel at the National Shrine</i>People who know me know how much I love the liturgy. I obviously love celebrating it, but also studying and …

Ghent Altarpiece in 100 Billion Pixels | Fr. Z's Blog

Here is something for your Just Too Cool file.<p>They Getty Foundation collaborated to render the Ghent Altarpiece in 100 billion pixels. Yes, that’s</i> …

ASK FATHER: Valid absolution from Orthodox priest, but not from SSPX priest? | Fr. Z's Blog

From a reader…<p><i>Quaeritur</i>:<p>Why is absolution from an Orthodox priest valid but absolution from an SSPX priest invalid? I was told by someone that this …

Why Offer God the Finest of Human Artistry?

In a book on the great contemporary composer Arvo Pärt, I recently read this inspiring passage:<p>Under Archbishop Laud (1589–1645) there was a strong …

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A Special Exhibition at Notre-Dame de Paris

From the website of Notre-Dame, the Cathedral of Paris (article also partially available in English): From the 6th to the 10th, and from the 13th to …

Why don't as many men go to church as women? | Fr. Z's Blog

Today is the 50th anniversary of <i>Sacrosanctum Concilium.</i><p>What great fruits the liturgical reforms have produced! Jammed churches, long confession …

Why Beauty?

In a talk that is destined to be a historic turning-point in discussions on the New Evangelization, Bishop Conley's recent address (is a video …

The Need For Beauty In the Church

Sometimes it is impossible to build a beautiful Church, owing to a lack of funds, and our Lord understands. Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, whose talks I …