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Article on "'Luminous' Mysteries of the Rosary" Added - 06/19/20
The New Age "Luminous" Mysteries are a New Age Modernist corruption of the traditional Catholic Rosary introduced in 2002. For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) in the article "'Luminous' Mysteries of the Rosary."
Article on "Yoga" Updated - 06/09/20
Yoga is incompatible with Christianity. It is not a mere exercise routine; it is an act of worship, a fundamental part of the pagan religion of Hinduism and thus has no place in the lives of Christians. For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) in the article "Yoga."
Latin and Greek Phrases Updated - 06/04/20
Additional phrases have been added to this handy reference Latin and Greek quotations and aphorisms, ecclesiastical and classical. For further information, click on Greek and Latin Phrases in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics).
Chant Clips Added - 05/31/20
Two new chant clips have been added for popular Gregorian hymns of the Church: Regina Coeli, sung at Paschaltide in lieu of the Angelus, and Veni, Sancte Spiritus, used as the Sequence for Pentecost. We are grateful to the St. John Schola for making these clips available to the TRADITIO Network for publication to our readers. For further information, see the TRADITIO Network's Gregorian Chant department.
Recommended Traditional Catholic Resources Updated - 05/20/20
Special Feature: Litaniae in Tempore Pestis (Litany in Time of Plague) - 04/20/20
The Church has a litany for use in a time of plague, such as the current plague of the Chinese Virus. It is modeled after the Litaniae Sanctorum (Litany of the Saints), but with modifications for invoking God's assistance in a time of plague. For further information, see Litaniae in Tempore Pestis (Litany in Time of Plague) in the TRADITIO Network's Special Features (Articles, Reviews, Sermon Series, Other) department.
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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, we recommend the St. John Schola CD 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 CD 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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