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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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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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Mass of the Ages Trailer

  𝑴𝒂𝒔𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑨𝒈𝒆𝒔 is a stunning documentary on the Latin Mass that investigates the connection between worship and belief with real stories & expert interviews. It’s time for faithful Catholics to band together and say, ‘𝙏𝙧𝙖𝙙𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙬𝙞𝙡𝙡 𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝘾𝙝𝙪𝙧𝙘𝙝!’ Join us! https://www.facebook.com/liturgyfilm/
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Bishop Basil Meeking, Requiescat in Pace

It is with sadness we record the passing of our patron, Bishop Basil Meeking, Emeritus Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand.  Bishop Meeking was a good and holy man who assisted the Traditional Latin Mass Movement in New Zealand and Australia and overseas.  May he rest in peace. As reported in New Zealand Catholic today: Bishop Basil Meeking, Bishop Emeritus of Christchurch, dies aged 90 June 11, 2020 / Michael Otto  The Bishop of Christchurch, Bishop Paul Martin,SM, has announced today, 11 June 2020 the death of Bishop Emeritus Most Reverend Basil Meeking, DD. Bishop Meeking aged 90 passed away at Christchurch Hospital...
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Gregorius Magnus from the Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce

The latest edition of Gregorius Magnus is available for download: Gregorius Magnus is published by the Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce. The FIUV is a lay movement within the Catholic Church, founded in Rome in 1965 and erected formally in Zürich in January 1967.  The principal aims of the FIUV are to ensure that the Missale Romanum promulgated by Blessed Pope John XXIII in 1962 is maintained in the Church as one of the forms of liturgical celebration, to obtain freedom of use for all other Roman liturgical books enshrining “previous liturgical and disciplinary forms of the Latin tradition” and to safeguard...
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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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