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Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Thank you Pope Benedict XVI | iPadre Catholic Podcasting

Thank you Pope Benedict XVI | iPadre Catholic Podcasting

Here's a link to a nice post by Fr. Jay Finelli regarding his celebrating the Extraordinary Form of the Holy Mass . . .


Father Finelli celebrating a Missa CantataThank
you Holy Father, Pope Benedict for giving Summorum Pontificum to the
Church. More than seven years ago, I never imagined that I would
celebrate the Traditional Latin Rite, let alone even figure out how to
celebrate it. I was daunted. Just the thought of it put fear into my

Just after Pope Benedict gave all priests the right to celebrate the
Extraordinary Form, I attended a Mass in my parish. I was still not
convinced of the need. Yet, at that very Mass, I received an interior
grace. It’s something very difficult to explain. I felt (don’t like to
use that word) something in the very depth of my being. I was moved in a
way that is beyond words. From that moment, I know that I had to learn
to celebrate the TLM.

My journey began five years ago at
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