Ordinations Next Week

Ordinations Next Week

Friends, Just a reminder that Angelus Press will be in Winona for this year’s ordination of the priests of the Society of St. Pius X. There will be 12 ordinands – 11 for the Society, and 1 for the Dominicans...

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Virtues Are Inconvenient, or Oops! It’s Still Detraction Even if it’s Just the SSPX

Virtues Are Inconvenient, or Oops! It’s Still Detraction Even if it’s Just the SSPX

In an article that no objective reader would call fair or just, Jeff Mirus posts the apparent reflections of a young lady who grew up as a Catholic whose family received the sacraments from the priests of the Society of...

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The Vesture of the Ministers: Part IV

The Vesture of the Ministers: Part IV

Discourses on Solemn Mass: Part V After the sacred ministers have attired themselves in their amices, albs and cinctures, the maniple is next put on the left forearm. The maniple is formed from a single piece folded over the forearm...

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The Church in Her Wisdom Gives us Visible Signs of Faith

The Church in Her Wisdom Gives us Visible Signs of Faith

The church of Sant’Ignazio in Rome is the church dedicated to St. Ignatius of Loyola, on which construction began a few years after that saint’s canonization by Gregory XV in 1622. When my husband and I walked into its nave,...

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Reflections on the 25th Anniversary

Reflections on the 25th Anniversary

The following is an interview conducted by Angelus Press with Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X Consecration of Bishops The Angelus: What was your initial reaction when you learned that Archbishop Lefebvre had chosen...

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The Vesture of the Ministers: Part III

The Vesture of the Ministers: Part III

Discourses on Solemn Mass: Part IV In our day, the outer vestments of the sacred ministers at Solemn Mass correspond with the holy orders they are exercising; that is, priesthood, diaconate and subdiaconate. However in ancient times of the Roman...

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Ordinations This Month

Ordinations This Month

Later this month, His Excellency Bishop de Galaretta will be ordaining 11 priests for the Society of St. Pius X and 1 priest for the Dominican Monastery in Avrillé, France. The ceremonies are open to the public and it’s a...

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The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Who is she that cometh forth as the morning rising, fair as the moon, bright as the sun, terrible as an army set in array? – Canticles 6:9 Mary, the most humble of creatures, she who proclaimed herself the handmaid...

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Christ Acts through the Liturgy: Why the Fight for the Mass Still Matters

Christ Acts through the Liturgy: Why the Fight for the Mass Still Matters

It has been almost six years since Pope Benedict XVI issued the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum. Despite deficiencies in the text (two forms of one rite, for example), the point of this motu proprio – that the Traditional Latin Mass...

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The Vesture of the Ministers: Part II

The Vesture of the Ministers: Part II

Discourses on Solemn Mass: Part III After the amice and alb, the sacred ministers don the cincture, a long cord made of linen or silk adorned with tassels at its ends. Though strictly-speaking only a white-colored cincture is required, often...

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Tradition Alone Continues the Graces of Pentecost

Tradition Alone Continues the Graces of Pentecost

Blog Note: The following is a Pentecost sermon given by Archbishop Lefebvre. It initially appeared in the May, 1989 issue of The Angelus. We offer it here not only for its soundness of doctrine and beauty of devotion, but also...

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The Vesture of the Ministers: Part I

The Vesture of the Ministers: Part I

Discourses on Solemn Mass: Part II Throughout the ages, it has been natural that man will don special vesture to denote that he is exercising a public function (or office) that transcends his own person. As witnessed via the Old...

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