Archives for Latin Mass

Fr Denzil Meuli – Celebrates 90th Birthday

Congratulations to Fr Denzil Meuli who celebrated his 90th birthday on Sunday, 18 September, at the Home of the Little Sisters of the Poor.  Many of Fr Meuli’s former parishioners were in attendance to celebrate his birthday, some attending from other parts of New Zealand; many are parishioners of Mount St Mary’s Titirangi where Fr Meuli served as parish priest from 1989 up until his retirement just a few years ago.  All remember, appreciate and love Fr Meuli for his dedication to the Traditional Latin Mass, the sacraments and his pro life work in defence of unborn children. “P.D. Meuli, born 22 September 1926, entered...
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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) Mass Times – 15 August 2016

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) Mass Times We have been advised that the following Latin Masses  (under summorum pontificum) will be celebrated on the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Holy Day of Obligation) Auckland Diocese Mount St Mary’s Titirangi – 4 Rangiwai Rd Titirangi Auckland – 6.30 am – Low Mass Holy Family Church Te Atatu 94 Taikata Rd, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland – 7.00 pm – Sung High Mass   Palmerston North Diocese St Francis Xavier church – 19 Russell Street, Marton – 6.00 pm Low Mass  
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Juventutem – World Youth Day, Krakow, 2016

 https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/28523638582/in/album-72157670792374721/ Juventutem attended World Youth Day in Krakow with 500 young adults from 12 different countries who were accompanied by six bishops and 20 clergy.  Bishop Athanasius Schneider accompanied Juventutem and led the catechesis. Photos are available for viewing or for order from the International Juventutem site: Order prints|See photo book August 02, 2016 View album (22) 2016 World Youth Day, Krakow, 29 July   Actions Order prints|See photo book August 02, 2016 View album (373) 2016 World Youth Day, Krakow, 28 July   Actions Order prints|See photo book August 02, 2016 View album (473) 2016 World Youth Day, Krakow,...
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FSSP – Ezechiel House Fundraising for Seminarians

The Priestly Fraternity has the good news that there are now eight seminarians studying for the priesthood from Australasia, which includes three seminarians from New Zealand.  All Seminary fees are paid by Ezechiel House (the FSSP novitiate in Australia) at A$14,000 per year per seminarian.  With the increasing numbers of seminarians the FSSP is fundraising on behalf of Ezechiel House.   Accordingly, at its AGM on 3 July the Ecclesia Dei Society of New Zealand resolved to donate $1,500 to Ezechiel House towards the fees of the New Zealand seminarians.  We are able to do that through the continuing generosity of...
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Evelyn Waugh’s forgotten battle to preserve the Latin Mass

Evelyn Waugh was ‘one of the strongest opponents of the vernacular’ in England (AP) Evelyn Waugh’s forgotten battle to preserve the Latin Mass The great novelist, who died 50 years ago, almost became the first president of the Latin Mass Society Considered one of Britain’s greatest novelists, and widely regarded as one of the prominent Catholics of his time, Evelyn Waugh, author of Brideshead Revisited, died 50 years ago this year. While he will be remembered for his great works of fiction, many Catholics will be unfamiliar with his connection with the Latin Mass and his association with the beginnings...
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EZECHIEL HOUSE NEWSLETTER – NZ SEMINARIANS

EZECHIEL HOUSE NEWSLETTER T H E  P R I E S T L Y  F R A T E R N I T Y  O F  S T  P E T E R   Since the foundation of the Fraternity of St Peter in 1988, we have been blessed with consistent enrollments of seminarians in both our major seminaries: Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, Nebraska, and St Peter’s Seminary in Wigratzbad. Given that a notable proportion of these men were from Australia and Asia, the Fraternity decided to found a novitiate house of studies in Sydney, in order to give...
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Populus Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage Documentary

FIUV:  Here is the teaser of the documentary film about the fourth edition of the Populus Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage. This edition coincided with the General Assembly of our Federation. ‪#‎AdPetriSedem‬ ‪#‎sumpont2015‬ Les Films du Lutrin
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FIUV Press Release: Good Friday ‘Prayer for the Jews’

In response to the Bishops of England and Wales decision to petition the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei for a change to the Good Friday Prayer for the Conversion of the Jews used in the Extraordinary Form of the Mass – as reported in the Catholic Herald:  http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2015/11/24/prayer-for-jews-should-be-updated-say-england-and-wales-bishops/ The International Una Voce Federation (of which Ecclesia Dei Society of New Zealand is a member) has released the following press release: Thursday, 3 December 2015 FIUV PRESS RELEASE: ON THE GOOD FRIDAY ‘PRAYER FOR THE JEWS’ The Prayer for the Jews used in the Extraordinary Form Good Friday Liturgy continues to be...
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Bp. Schneider to celebrate Solemn Pontifical Mass in Melbourne on 28th June

SOLEMN PONTIFICAL MASS IN THE EXTRAORDINARY FORM Celebrant: His Lordship, Most Rev Athanasius Schneider, Auxiliary Bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan and internationally recognised champion of Marriage. Where: St Aloysius’ Church, 233 Balaclava Rd, Caulfield North, Melbourne, Australia at 10:30am on Sunday, 28th June. After Mass, His Lordship will speak on “The original Divine meaning of Marriage.”  There will also be a bookstall that day, operated by Freedom books. When: This Sunday, 28th June at 10.30 am Further information: http://newmanparish.org Please do your best to be present, and to invite others to this occasion. Facebook Page for Latin Mass (Archdiocese of Melbourne)...
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