Wednesday, December 13, 2017
St Lucy - A Saint of the Roman Canon and Caravaggio's Greatest Painting
St Lucy is a Saint of the 3rd century, a virgin martyr who was venerated from the moment of her death and whose feast is celebrated on Dece...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Photopost: December 9th Rorate Mass at St Stephen’s Church in Portland, Oregon
Thank you to Daniel Page, the Director of Sacred Music at St Stephen’s Catholic Church in Portland Oregon. The celebrant is Fr Eric Anderse...
Substance and Symbol, and Why Life Depends on Such Abstract Ideas
What do you see here? I’m guessing most of you thought something like this: a clear stream with a rocky bottom and grassy banks, with ...
New Book on Dominican Lay Brothers, Including their Liturgical Life
Although it might seem that my newly published book on Dominican lay brothers (now called “cooperator brothers”) would have little to do ...
Rorate Mass This Saturday in Jersey City, NJ
The church of St Anthony of Padua in Jersey City, New Jersey, will have a Rorate Mass in the traditional rite celebrated by candlelight thi...
Monday, December 11, 2017
Hand-drawn Altar Cards by Daniel Mitsui
Daniel Mitsui is an artist quite well known to readers of NLM for his exquisite work in calligraphy and iconography. He was recently commis...
Time for the Soul to Absorb the Mysteries — Part 2: The Offertory and the Canon
Last week , we looked at how the traditional Roman Rite, from the entrance to the Gospel, gives ample “time for the soul to absorb the myst...
Sunday, December 10, 2017
2018 Ordo for the Dominican Rite Breviary Now Available
Just in time for Christmas! I am delighted to announce that Breviarium S.O.P. has completed the 2018 Dominican Rite Calendar for praying ...
Saturday, December 09, 2017
- Available Online!
Back in February 2016 , it was announced on NLM that Notitiae , the periodical of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of...
Friday, December 08, 2017
An Original Setting of Psalm 116 by Henri de Villiers
We are very pleased to share with our readers this recording of Psalm 116, Laudate Dominum , in an original composition by one of our long-...
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2017
The choir of the prophets proclaimed of old the Maiden unblemished and holy, whose child is God, whom Anna conceived, that was sterile and ...
Thursday, December 07, 2017
A Boy-Bishop for St Nicholas’ Day
C havagnes International College , a Catholic boarding school for boys located in Chavagnes-en-Paillers in western France (near Nantes), is...
The Relics of St Ambrose
Partly as a follow up to last month’s post on the relics of St Charle s, here are a few interesting photos related to the relics of St Ambr...
Photopost Request: Immaculate Conception 2017
Our next major photopost will be for tomorrow’s feast of the Immaculate Conception. Please send your photos (whether of the Ordinary or Ext...
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