Posts tagged Liturgy

Some of the music books we use

With a voice of singing

Tuesday 31 January 2023

A report on the music at Mass. We try to follow the principles expressed in the Vatican II Instruction Musicam Sacram, singing what should be sung, using music which is worthy and within the Anglican patrimony — that body of work which stretches from before the Reformation, through the music and texts of the Church of England which are consonant with Catholic teaching and practice.

October: Month of the Most Holy Rosary

Saturday 26 September 2020

The Ordinariate has published the “Bulletin on Divine Worship”, which it’s hoped will become a way to promote, develop, and nurture the distinctive liturgical life of the Personal Ordinariate. The first issue contains information on devotions for the month of October, and other news on liturgy and resources.

A precious gift; a treasure to be shared

Monday 7 November 2016

It is only really now, seven years after Anglicanorum Coetibus, that it is finally becoming apparent what the treasures are that the Anglican tradition has to share with the Church. We have had to wait for work on the new Missal to be completed, and then for the approval of the CDW and CDF, and […]

Humility and Servanthood: Maundy Thursday Homily.

Saturday 26 March 2016

Why, on the night that Jesus institutes the Eucharist at the Last Supper, does he begin the evening by washing the disciples’ feet? What is the connection? Jesus has a way of taking the familiar and turning the meaning on its head. Echoed throughout his teaching is the lesson of humility: If you want to […]

Joining the living history: Missa de Angelis

Saturday 25 October 2014

Gerhardt Muller, Prefect of the Congregration for the Doctrine of the Faith, met the three Ordinaries of the Personal Ordinariates in March 2014 just before he was made a cardinal and told them It is your delicate, but all-important task both to preserve the integrity and distinctiveness of your parish communities and, at the same […]


Wednesday 11 July 2012

One of the lines in the psalms for the Office on Sunday caught my attention.: There is the sea, vast and wide, With its moving swarms past counting, Living things great and small. The ships are moving there And the monsters you made to play with.” We all carry around with us an image of […]