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Holy Mass – Reverent or Irreverent?

    Early one Sunday evening, I went to Holy Mass. It was exquisite. The priest wore deep rich purple vestments, for it was Septuagisima Sunday. His chasuble was wholly visible, as he stood facing the tabernacle with the congregation. I was in the choir and the Gregorian chant we sang was sublime. The incense was heavenly and the priest’s […]

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Cor Jesu Sacratissimum: Book Details – Now Available from Amazon worldwide!

Roger Buck, former member of the New Age community Findhorn, announces his new book: Cor Jesu Sacratissimum: From Secularism and the New Age to Christendom Renewed. It is a book with an unusual debt to both Valentin Tomberg and Hilaire Belloc.

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Tender and Tridentine: Holy Mass in the Sacred Heart Church of Limerick, Ireland

The Tridentine Mass in the church of the Sacred Heart Limerick, Ireland, tender, so very tender …

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The Mass Rocks in Ireland …

The Mass rocks in Ireland … sadly, oh so sadly.

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Phoenix from the Ashes: The Making, Unmaking, and Restoration of Catholic Tradition by H.J.A. Sire (Review)

Reviewed here: Phoenix from the Ashes by H.J.A. Sire – a genuine masterpiece of scholarship and gravitas regarding the fate of Catholic Tradition.

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The Glory of the Institute of Christ the King

On experiencing the glory of the Institute of Christ the King in Limerick, Ireland.

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The Wonder of the Missa Cantata

On witnessing the Wonder of the Missa Cantata …

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The Gentle Traditionalist – Chapter One

Opening chapter of my new novel The Gentle Traditionalist from Angelico Press.

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Praise for the Gentle Traditionalist

Reviews for The Gentle Traditionalist a new book by Roger Buck from Angelico Press in paperback by November 30th.

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The Tridentine Mass: Balm to My Soul

Why the Tridentine Mass is like balm to the soul …

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Father Dwight Longenecker, Joseph Ratzinger and the Mystery of the Liturgy

Benedict XVI: ‘The ecclesial crisis in which we find ourselves today depends in great part upon the collapse of the liturgy.’ The grave issue that Benedict XVI suffered, which Father Longenecker does not appear to suffer …

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Catholic Traditionalists and Liberals: The Tragic War

Catholic traditionalists are understandably grieved by the tragic changes in the Church and yet …

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On the Institute of Christ the King in Ireland

On the riches and beauty of the Latin Mass offered by the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest (ICKSP) in Limerick, Ireland.

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Catholicism Must Not Become A Clone of Protestantism!

Why Catholicism must not become a clone of Protestantism …

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The Legacy of Pope Benedict XVI (an Overview by Charles A. Coulombe – Reviewed)

Charles A. Coulombe provides a stunning overview of the the legacy of Pope Benedict XVI.

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Yearning for the Traditional Latin Mass

One may feel the deepest yearning for the traditional Latin Mass. Once one has first tasted it, it is difficult to be deprived …

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The Institute of Christ the King – and its Praises

Praise be the Institute of Christ the King. Some recollections of the Institute in Madrid, Liverpool and in Catholic Ireland.

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On the Latin Mass in Ireland

Why the Latin Mass is needed – in Catholic Ireland, as everywhere. And so why the Institute of Christ the King in Limerick deserves support.

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On Catholic Ireland, the Institute of Christ the King and more …

On the tragedy of Catholic Ireland and the need for the Institute of Christ the King.

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The Catholic Ireland of Éamon de Valera

      Today, we continue with extracts on Ireland, from my upcoming book Cor Jesu Sacratissimum. [UPDATE: Now Available here!] Two earlier instalments have appeared: Encountering Catholic Ireland (here) and Charity, Community and Caring in Catholic Ireland (here). In the most recent of those, I commented on my experience of living in Ireland and being […]

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