PSA: This blog will temporarily become unavailable on or after this Friday, December 13 while switching hosting providers. It will be back soon! We are now in the Season of Advent, and with it the Liturgical Year 2020 has begun. The old liturgical year came to a close with the feast of Christ the King. … Continue reading Reflections on Advent
Earlier this month, my husband and I had the privilege of attending the annual Extraordinary Form (also known as Traditional Latin) Solemn Requiem Mass at our parish. Of all the beautiful liturgies the Church gives us, I am particularly enthralled by this one. This is the form of the liturgy I want for my own … Continue reading The Latin Requiem Mass
This is an interesting time in the liturgical year, which really corresponds to the natural year. In the early spring, we celebrate Christ’s Resurrection at a time of year when the earth is ‘rising’ from the dead of winter and visibly bursting into new life. By early summer, we have entered into the Season After … Continue reading November in the Liturgical Year
The Church has an ancient tradition of a Liturgical Year. The different aspects of the faith are celebrated on different days and during different seasons, corresponding to appropriate times in the natural year.