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Reflection on LMSNZ Retreat May 2022

The Days of Recollection at Makara turned out to be a great success with very positive feedback. Everyone got involved to make it a most enjoyable and spiritual experience! Our heartfelt thanks to all who contributed, not least Fr Matthew Gibson who led us so devoutly. Here are some photos from the event in the beautiful St Patrick’s Chapel, along with links to Fr Matthew’s talks which were truly inspirational, based on the Encyclical “Spe Salvi” (2007) of Pope Benedict XVI:     Talks on Hope – Fr Matthew Gibson
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Praying the Latin Mass as the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Latin Mass Society of New Zealand Council member, Dr Sharon Crooks, provides an insight into how the Traditional Latin Mass can be prayed as the Passion of Our Lord in her new booklet ‘Praying the Latin Mass as the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ’.  Designed to be used in the Extraordinary Form Latin Mass, it can be read (and stored) alongside the Roman Catholic Daily Missal, 1962.  There are numerous ways of ‘participating’ and assisting in the Mass, including following the prayers of the Mass in the Missal or focusing on Our Lord’s Passion.  Usually we do both given...
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LMSNZ Retreat 13-15 May 2022

To live a holy Catholic life everyone needs a period of peace to engage in quiet prayer and reflection: whether trying to discern God’s calling, seeking to overcome a dominant fault or being uncertain about an important decision, or wanting time to take a deep breath away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and contemplate the beautiful mysteries of our Faith, a retreat is the ideal solution and can be a life-changing experience. You are warmly invited to attend our Days of Recollection (Retreat): Latin Mass Society of New Zealand Retreat Friday 13 May to Sunday 15 May...
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International Federation Una Voce – Gregorius Magnus 13 published

Gregorius Magnus 13 published Download the pdf here; see it optimised for mobile devices on ISSUU here. The latest Gregorius Magnus includes articles from Malawi, Australia, New Zealand, and Ukraine, plus our regular selection of magazine articles from member associations in England, Germany, and France, book reviews, responses to the Responsa ad dubia, and a photographic report on the 2021 Summorum Pontificum–Ad Petri sedem Pilgrimage. It can be downloaded as a pdf here ; see it optimised for mobile devices on ISSUU here. Support the FIUV by becoming a Friend. http://www.fiuv.org/2022/03/gregorius-magnus-13-published.html Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest
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11th PILGRIMAGE TO ROME 28, 29 and 30 OCTOBER 2022

  Dear friends, It is with great pleasure that I confirm that the 11th Ad Petri Sedem pilgrimage will take place on October 28, 29 and 30, 2022. – Friday, October 28, with our traditional Vespers at the Pantheon; – Saturday, October 29, with our procession, preceded by a time of adoration, to Saint Peter’s Basilica for the celebration at the altar of the Chair at 11:30 a.m.; – Sunday 30 October, with the Mass of Christ the King, our closing ceremony, at 11:00 a.m., at the parish of the Trinità dei Pellegrini. In addition, on the occasion of this...
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LMSNZ Submission sent to the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference on Synodality

  Latin Mass Society of New Zealand Affiliated to Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce (FIUV) 19 March 2022 Solemnity of Saint Joseph To:  The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference Re:  Submission for the Synod on Synodality   Your Eminence and your Excellencies, We prayerfully submit that the future of the Church must of necessity include safeguarding of: Traditional teaching and discipline, namely the Catholic Church’s “Deposit of Faith”, and “Sensus Fidelium”; Traditional worship as treasured in the Traditional Latin Mass, Sacraments, and devotional spirituality; Traditional Church Government: specifically respect for, and communion with, the Catholic Hierarchy of the Supreme Pontiff and...
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Decree of Pope Francis confirming the use of the 1962 liturgical books

Decree of Pope Francis confirming the use of the 1962 liturgical books [Original: Latin and Spanish] The Holy Father Francis, grants to each and every member of the Society of Apostolic Life “Fraternity of Saint Peter”, founded on July 18, 1988 and declared of “Pontifical Right” by the Holy See, the faculty to celebrate the sacrifice of the Mass, and to carry out the sacraments and other sacred rites, as well as to fulfill the Divine Office, according to the typical editions of the liturgical books, namely the Missal, the Ritual, the Pontifical and the Roman Breviary, in force in...
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Petition to the Holy Father

A very important International Petition to Pope Francis, which begins, “We, the undersigned, fervently appeal to Your Holiness for the preservation of the Traditional Latin Mass (usus antiquior) and the accompanying Sacraments………” Please follow this link to read and sign the petition: www.preservethelatinmass.org      
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