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,...

View full article →


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...

View full article →


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...

View full article →


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...

View full article →


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...

View full article →


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...

View full article →


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...

View full article →


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...

View full article →


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...

View full article →


Coming Soon: A New Title on Being a Woman

Coming Soon: A New Title on Being a Woman

Angelus Press is about to print Fr. Karl Stehlin’s book The Nature, Dignity, and Mission of Woman. Fr. Stehlin is the Superior of the SSPX’s Autonomous House for Eastern European Countries. You may be familiar with several of his previously...

View full article →


Some Numbers

Some Numbers

On Monday, May 13th, the Vatican released the 2013 Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae. This yearly statistical survey of the Catholic Church offers an insight into the growth or decline of the Church in various parts of the world. Since it takes...

View full article →


The Ministers of Solemn Mass

The Ministers of Solemn Mass

Discourses on Solemn Mass: Part I The perfection of the rite of Solemn Mass stems from its variety of ministers, or more precisely, the proper division of liturgical offices. These divisions are not only of ancient origin, but are nearly...

View full article →