- Jul 25, 2021
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican’s doctrinal watchdog agency, sent a questionnaire, at the pope’s request, to bishops’ conferences last year about the Latin Mass.
The grand master of the Sovereign Order of Malta has reminded members that all liturgical celebrations within the order must be celebrated according to the ordinary form of the Roman rite, not the extraordinary form, known as the Tridentine rite.
Father Joseph Illo came to be in charge of the Star of the Sea Church in San Francisco three years ago. He has revitalized the ailing parish with his powerful commitment to traditional Catholic practices. “I was fading from the faith and now I am back,” said Mariella Zevallos, the new stewardship coordinator for the parish.
A pilgrimage is being organized to mark the 10th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum, the document by Benedict XVI aimed at broadening access to the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass. According to one of the organizers the document “was not an instrument to divide” but to unite.