Posts Tagged ‘Rite’

The Roman Rite is not the only Catholic Rite

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

It may surprise most people to know that there are many different rites within the Catholic Church. All the rites of the Catholic Church are of equal dignity and equally valid. Attendance at a different rite fulfils the Sunday obligation. Read more Related Posts:“This morning was hell”: Bomb hits Ukrainian Catholic…Ex-Lefebvrists get exemption from Old Read more

350 strong Kerala Catholic community in Palmerston North

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Newly-appointed JP Saju Cherian is the founder of the Kerala Catholic community in Palmerston North. It has 350 members. “There are two Kerala priests at St Mary’s Church on Ruahine St who support our people with their cultural and spiritual needs.” The two priests were employed after the Kerala Catholic organisation approached Bishop Charles. “People Read more

Missal for ordinariates includes Anglican and Roman material

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Elements of Anglican and Roman Catholic traditions are included in a new Holy See-approved Missal for the personal ordinariates for former Anglicans who have entered into full communion with Rome. The new liturgical rite includes material from the Anglican Book of Common Prayer — the 1662 text which became the main point of reference for Read more

Rome pressures Bishops to offer Tridentine Mass

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

The Vatican has instructed bishops to be generous in offering the faithful Tridentine Mass if they request it. The instruction, issued by the Ecclesia Dei Commission and approved by Pope Benedict on May 13, says Tridentine Masses should be made available to even small groups of people. However these “traditional catholics” are not permitted to Read more