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“Oh, the happy choir director who is hired to start work on a brand new choir, or who walks into his first rehearsal a total stranger to the existing group—what a fortunate man he is! The new choir director who is a former member of the choir, or a member of the congregation, or the nephew of the alto soloist, or a former altar boy, or otherwise well acquainted with the choir, is in for a few headaches.”
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Now Available! Online Latin Lectionary For Masses In The Ordinary Form
published 7 November 2013 by Corpus Christi Watershed

190 Missale Romanum Cum Lectionibus REPARING for the Third Edition of the Roman Missal in 2011, study sessions were given around the country, and one thing was noticed over and over again. Catholics had not been aware that the English Mass is a translation from the official Latin. It took an entire decade for MR3 to be translated into English … but that’s another story.

Perhaps the PDFs below will help remedy this situation. You can now download 8,000 pages — the entire Novus Ordo in Latin — due to the kindness of Dr. Peter Kwasniewski. A nice review was published by Deacon Harold Hughesdon (bio) in the 1970s.

+   FIRST VOLUME • Pages 1-733   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   FIRST VOLUME • Pages 733-1273   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   FIRST VOLUME • Pages 1273-1983   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   SECOND VOLUME • Pages 1-613   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   SECOND VOLUME • Pages 613-1305   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   SECOND VOLUME • Pages 1305-1932   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   THIRD VOLUME • Pages 1-739   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   THIRD VOLUME • Pages 739-1303   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   THIRD VOLUME • Pages 1303-2031   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   FOURTH VOLUME • Pages 1-575   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   FOURTH VOLUME • Pages 575-1189   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

+   FOURTH VOLUME • Pages 1189-1831   (Missale Romanum cum lectionibus)

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