The Preface of the Holy Cross
2018 March 18 by Fr. David Friel

An eloquent liturgical text worthy of prayerful reflection


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This vision of the Church’s relationship with Latin is quite different from the perspective held by many post-conciliar liturgists.


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Guide for Large-Scale Celebrations
2016 May 22 by Fr. David Friel

10 Points from a Newly Translated Document


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Baptisms in the Extraordinary Form
2016 March 20 by Fr. David Friel

Reflections on a Recent Experience


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Sacra Liturgia 2015 — Update II
2015 June 03 by Fr. David Friel

Fourteen (14) practical ideas for how a priest might transform his celebration of the Ordinary Form


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A little bit of fun
2015 May 23 by Veronica Brandt

Heads and shoulders, knees and toes, in Latin with square note notation, to the tune well known in Australia.


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Sacra Liturgia USA 2015
2015 April 12 by Fr. David Friel

An International Conference on Liturgical Formation in Light of the New Evangelization


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Praying the Divine Office This Lent
2015 February 15 by Fr. David Friel

Exploring the Sites & Apps Devoted to the “Official Prayer of the Church”


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Restoring A Sense of the Sacred to the Mass
2014 November 12 by Fr. David Friel

A Great Article over at One Peter Five


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Pentecost: Babel, Tongues, & Latin
2014 June 08 by Fr. David Friel

Do churchgoers of my generation—who, largely, have no experience of Latin in the liturgy at all—even recognize the gift that has been lost?


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The Truth Re: Latin And The Second Vatican Council
2014 May 28 by Corpus Christi Watershed

Certain parts of the Mass (such as the Canon) must remain in Latin, while others, especially those directed to the people (such as the readings and the restored «Oratio fidelium»), can take place in the vernacular.


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Latin And Western Civilization
2014 May 06 by Aurelio Porfiri

“I am sorry, but this is not fair. Latin is heritage for each one of us.” — Aurelio Porfiri


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How To Hyphenate Latin Words
2014 February 13 by Jeff Ostrowski

I’ve spoken harshly of musicians who don’t cultivate social skills and are “obsessed” with insignificant things. I suppose that makes me a total hypocrite for posting this …


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The Lord as “Dominus”
2013 November 24 by Fr. David Friel

What Dominates Your Life?


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Cardinals Who Don't Know Latin
2013 November 12 by Corpus Christi Watershed

This short video talks about Cardinals who didn’t understand the Pope’s resignation speech.


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"It wasn’t supposed to happen this way."
2013 October 08 by Jeff Ostrowski

I took Latin in school, and one day someone asked me, “Did you know that in the Middle Ages the Mass used to be in Latin?” I thought, “I wish that still happened, somewhere on earth.”


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