Over the last three years, the Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce, the world-wide federation of Una Voce groups, has been publishing executive summaries on specific aspects of the Traditional Mass: why we don’t have Altar Girls, why we don’t give Communion from the Chalice, why we worship towards the East, why we have a season of preparation for Lent, what happened to Holy Week in the 1950s, and many, many more: 23 short articles, with lots of references to recent official documents, and the latest scholarship.
They have been published individually online, but here is you chance to buy the book, with all 23 little papers. The perfect gift for your pastor, the perfect briefing for those who don’t have time to read a long tome but want a carefully researched answer to the questions people ask about the Vetus Ordo.
The series is on-going; look out for the next papers which will be published first on Rorate Caeli blog.
PRAISE FOR THE FIUV PAPERS:
'let me say simply that reading and ruminating over the FIUV Papers on the Liturgy could serve as a marvellous primer for how to address what often ends up being controversial in a very different and respectful manner.' Archbishop Thomas Gullickson, Papal Nuncio to the Ukraine.
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1: The Service of the Altar by Men and Boys p11
2: Liturgical Piety and Participation p17
3: The Manner of Receiving Holy Communion p23
4: Liturgical Orientation p31
5: The Use of the Vulgate and the Ancient Latin Psalters p39
6: Liturgical Pluralism and the Extraordinary Form p51
7: Latin as a Liturgical Language p59
8: The Prefaces of the 1962 Missal p67
9: Silence and Inaudibility in the Extraordinary Form p75
10: The Eucharistic Fast p83
11: Evangelisation and Western Culture p95
12: The Teaching of Latin in Seminaries p107
13: Holy Days of Obligation p119
14a: The Holy Week Reform of 1955,
Part 1: General Comments p133
14b: The Holy Week Reform of 1955,
Part 2: The Liturgies p143
15: The Lectionary of the Extraordinary Form p153
16: The Proclamation of Lections in Latin p163
17: The Reception of Holy Communion
Under the Species of Bread Alone p171
18: The Missa Lecta p187
19: The Kiss of Peace p203
20: Septuagesima, and Vigils and Octaves p213
21: The Extraordinary Form and the Eastern Churches p225
22: Headcoverings in Church in the Extraordinary Form p233
23: The Extraordinary Form and China p245
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