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Traditional Latin Mass, Divine Office & Sacraments Updated - 09/04/23
The "Traditional Latin Mass, Divine Office & Sacraments" department has been updated to include the current research
that has proven Pius XII's hands were all over the beginning stages of the so-called Liturgical Revolution, in the
first wave of changes that occurred 1951-1958. These changes include, but are certainly not limited to, the
destruction of the Traditional Latin Rites of Holy Week and include the fabrication of what was eventually called
the "Extraordinary" or "1962 Mess," which is most certainly NOT the Traditional Latin Mass. For further
information, click on the Traditional Latin Mass, Divine Office & Sacraments
Official Traditional Catholic Directory Updated - 09/01/23
The TRADITIO Network has been informed by the National Registry of Traditional Latin Masses
that the new September 2023 Monthly Revised Edition of the 28th Annual Edition (2023) of the Official Traditional Catholic Directory, Listing All Traditional Latin Masses and Traditional Resources for North America has been published. For further information, click on the Official Traditional Catholic Directory department, provided to the
TRADITIO Network by the National Registry of Traditional Latin Masses. The annual use fee is due for those who wish to use the 2023 Original Edition and its monthly revised editions. Site representatives, be sure to check your traditional site's listing for correctness.
Featured Gregorian Chant CD of the Month - 09/01/23
The TRADITIO Network recommends the Gregorian chant recordings of the St. John Schola,
which is recording an MP3 series consisting of live recordings of the type of chant pieces that may be used at traditional churches and chapels. The series makes no pretense to being professional, but to what is achievable, with a little work, by the average small lay choir and to serve as a practical guide for the wider use of Gregorian chant in the traditional Roman Catholic liturgy. This month's featured Gregorian Chant CD is: BOX COLLECTION (VOLUMES I-IV). For ordering information on the series, click on St. John Schola: A Traditional Chapel Sings Gregorian Chant.
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Those who have paid the $10 Annual Use Fee for the current year's eBook Official Traditional Catholic Directory, Listing All Traditional Latin Masses and Traditional Resources for North America may update their copies to the CURRENT MONTHLY REVISED EDITION. We urge TRADITIO Network readers to buy and have on hand the current monthly revised edition of the Directory because we frequently refer our readers to it for traditional Mass locations and traditional resources, as well as the answers to many questions.
This more than 200-page E-book, issued in paperback since 1994 and as an eBook since 2006 in the universal and free Adobe Acrobat PDF format, includes the only complete list, by sponsoring organization, of the approximately 800 Traditional Catholic Latin Masses in the pre-Vatican II Roman Rite, regularly and publicly celebrated in North America, as well as contacts for Mass sites outside North America. It also includes a list of traditional Catholic periodicals, suppliers, organizations, seminaries, religious orders, lay societies, retreats, schooling, and a necrology of traditional Catholic priests. For further information, click on the Official Traditional Catholic Directory department, provided to the TRADITIO Network by the National Registry of Traditional Latin Masses.
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Listen to Gregorian Chant Provided to the TRADITIO Network by the St. John Schola for Gregorian Chant
For Gregorian chant recorded live in the universal MP3 audio format, we recommend the St. John Schola series: A Traditional Chapel Sings Gregorian Chant:
Volume I: Christmas Matins of the Divine Office-An Abridgement (December 2006) Volume II: First Mass of Christmas (December 2006) Volume III: Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (January 2007) Volume IV: Pentecost (May 2007) Volumes I-IV: Box Collection (May 2007) Volume V: 14th Sunday after Pentecost (September 2007) Volume VI: 4th Sunday after Easter (February 2008) Volume VII: Basilica of Sts. Peter & Paul (January 2009) Volume VIII: Cantus Populares-Popular Chants (December 2009) Volumes V-VIII: Box Collection (December 2009) Volume IX: Holy Week and Easter (February 2011) Volume X: Feast of the Precious Blood (November 2012)
In addition to its series, the St. John Schola has provided to the TRADITIO Network chant clips with supporting music sheets and booklets, which can be downloaded free of charge. For further information, click on the TRADITIO Network's Gregorian Chant department.
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