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Latin Mass Society of New Zealand – Statement re Traditionis Custodes

LATIN MASS SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND __________________________________________________________________________________ 26 July 2021 The Latin Mass Society of New Zealand, an affiliate of the International Federation Una Voce established in 1965 (FIUV), the world-wide organisation of lay faithful attached to the Traditional Latin Mass hereby endorses their statement released on 19 July 2021.  We share the disappointment expressed in that statement regarding new restrictions on the celebration and promotion of the Traditional Latin Mass as stated in the moto proprio of Pope Francis, Traditionis Custodes: ____________________________________________________________________________________  “…as sons and daughters of the Church we wish to express our sadness over the restrictions on...
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First Mass of Fr Brendan Boyce FSSP – Deo Gratias!

  PHOTOS OF THE FIRST MASS OF FR BRENDAN BOYCE Fr Boyce celebrated a Votive Mass of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus at St Benedict’s, Newton, 4 July 2021.   Deo Gratias!   These photos of Fr Brendan Boyce FSSP’s first Mass are taken from the FSSP Auckland Facebook page.  The full set of photos of this most joyous occasion are available here:  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=fsspauckland&set=a.3531482960288130
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Latin Mass Locations and Times

We have had more requests to access the printable list: Traditional Latin Masses Celebrated In New Zealand.  All Masses offered according to the liturgical books in force in 1962 with the approval of the bishops of the Catholic Church and the Holy See. Note: Please check before attending Mass as times do vary from time to time. Auckland Ponsonby – St Paul’s College Chapel Sunday 9:00am (Sung) 183 Richmond Road, Ponsonby https://m.facebook.com/fsspauckland https://www.fssp.nz Contact:  Rev Fr Antony Sumich, FSSP Te Atatu South – St Anne’s Chapel Monday to Wednesday 7:00am Thursday 7:00pm Saturday 8:00am 3 Cole Place, Te Atatu South...
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Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce Report for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith The Implementation of the Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum in Dioceses Around the World 2007-2020.

FIUV Report 2020 Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce Report for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith The Implementation of the Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum in Dioceses Around the World 2007-2020. In 2020 the Federation presented this report to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, to complement reports sent by bishops around the world on the same subject, which had been requested by the CDF at the request of Pope Francis. The Federation’s Report will not be published in full but a good deal of material from it will be published in different places, and this page will...
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Living the Faith Living the Future – International Federation Una Voce

  The Una Voce Federation [of whom we are a member] has taken out an advert in the mass-circulation Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica, appearing today, Sunday 4th July.The English text is as following (for other languages see here): Living the faith, living the future: The Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite Declaration of the International Federation Una Voce The International Federation Una Voce (FIUV), founded in 1965, brings together associations of the lay faithful attached to the Extraordinary Form of the Roman rite (the Traditional Latin Mass). In 2007, the Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum recognised the vitality of the traditional liturgy, the...
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Ordination to the Priesthood Rev. Fr Boyce, FSSP

  In grateful thanksgiving for his ordination to the Sacred Priesthood, please pray for   Rev. Fr. Brendan Boyce FSSP   ordained by his Lordship the Most Rev. Denis Browne, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Hamilton on July 3rd 2021 at St Benedict’s Church, Newton, Auckland. Deo gratias   The full set of photos of Fr Boyce’s ordination may be viewed on the FSSP Auckland Facebook page:   https://www.facebook.com/media/set?vanity=fsspauckland&set=a.3525813947521698
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Mitigating Infection Risk in the Liturgy – International Una Voce Federation

New article on mitigating infection risk in the liturgy Sergey Budaev, “Safety and Reverence: How Roman Catholic Liturgy Can Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic” Journal of Religion and Health (2021), published 24th May 2021.Among many interesting observations of this article, which cites a great many studies, is that while reception on the tongue does not appear to be more dangerous than reception in the hand, reception kneeling is clearly preferable to reception standing. We reproduce a key passage below; the whole article can be read here (or download the pdf here). The Holy Species used in the Latin Rite is nearly dry and...
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