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Immaculate Heart Homeschoolers Father Mazzuchelli Field Trip

Saint Augustine’s in New Diggings is a restored pioneer church in a former lead mining boom town. It was built by Father Samuel Mazzuchelli. This was the first stop on today’s field trip for the Immaculate Heart Homeschoolers, a local Madison, WI-area group. It was my pleasure to get to go with them.    … (read more)

Missa Cantata (High Mass) at Holy Redeemer this Sunday

Just a brief note: after quite a while with no music at the 7am Mass, we’ve got the Schola Cantorum in gear again. Though we’re definitely still learning to sing together perfectly, this Sunday October 6th the 7am Traditional Latin Mass at Holy Redeemer Church will be a sung Mass with Gregorian Chant. Young Ben… (read more)

Towards a sacred continuity

On Wednesday, at the annual meeting of the Tridentine Mass Society of Madison, I was elected to the organization’s board, together with youthful local blogger Ben Yanke, who just secured an internship with New Liturgical Movement blog, and Father John Zuhlsdorf, who is TMSM president, having been nominated for such by Bishop Morlino. Ben pointed… (read more)

Sursum Corda young adult weekend at Mundelein

A member of Juventutem Michigan, an organization of young Catholics interested in the Traditional Latin Mass (which, he explained to me once via facebook, is “not the youth group of the most conservative pastor in town” but a group run by young adults, who organize Traditional Latin Masses and social gatherings at various parishes, celebrated… (read more)

Septuagesima Sunday

In the Extraordinary Form of the Mass, the green vestments are gone already and we’ve begun a liturgical season that entirely does not exist anymore in the Ordinary Form: the “pre-Lent season”, Septuagesima Sunday, Sexegesima Sunday, and Quinquagesima Sunday. It’s on this Sunday that “Alleluia” is reposed until the Feast of the Resurrection, whereas in… (read more)

Christmas Masses in Madison

Gaudete

Gaudéte in Dómino semper: íterum díco, gaudéte: modéstia véstra nóta sit ómnibus homínibus: Dóminus prope est. Nihil sollíciti sítis: sed in ómni oratióne petitiónes véstrae innotéscant apud Déum. (introit for Gaudete Sunday: “Rejoice in the Lord always…”) The photo is the Prayers at the Foot of the Altar before Confiteor at the start of High… (read more)

Fr Z at Holy Redeemer

Fr John Zuhlsdorf celebrated our 7am Traditional Latin Mass at Holy Redeemer Church. He sings simply beautifully and his homily was good. I thought some would want to see pictures from the reception after Mass. He is a very friendly great priest. Yes of course there was Mystic Monk Coffee, three varieties! Fr Z will… (read more)

Holy Redeemer Schola Director Larry Stich: Gregorian Chant Illuminates the Words of the Liturgy

Lawrence Stich, the director of the Holy Redeemer Schola Cantorum, kindly granted me an email interview–a first for my blog, and I hope to do some more interviews. The Schola sings Greogrian chant about twice a month for our 7am Sunday Traditional Latin Mass, including this Sunday, Nov 25th. They welcome new members, and no… (read more)

Father John Zuhlsdorf, new President of the Tridentine Mass Society of Madison, to Celebrate Traditional Mass at Holy Redeemer Church Nov 25

I asked both Fr Eric Sternberg and Msgr Kevin Holmes, and they confirmed that it’s perfectly public that Fr John Zuhlsdorf has been appointed, by decree of diocesan Vicar General Msgr James Bartylla nominated, in response to the Society’s request, by Bishop Morlino, duly elected by the Society, and then confirmed by a lovely decree… (read more)

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