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Online Language of the Latin Mass course for Priests, Seminarians and Religious this Advent

These are a series of online courses using Christian Latin run by the experienced teacher of ancient languages, Matthew Spencer.

The LMS is very happy to support this initiative and will be subsiding some othe costs for the course aimed specifically at Priests, Seminarians and Religious:


This course will run for 8 weeks from the 16th November - 12 December 2020 and 22nd February - 20th March 2021.  It consists of two one-hour sessions (on separate occassions) per week.


Schellhorn Prize for Sacred Music Composition

The Trustees of the Schellhorn Trust are pleased to announce the 2020 Schellhorn Prize for Sacred Music Composition competition.

Classical pianist Matthew Schellhorn founded the prize in 2014 in memory of his parents to foster artistic endeavour and encourage excellence in the Sacred Liturgy. The inaugural Prize was awarded in 2015 and was won by Marco Galvani. His composition was premiered during the Sacred Triduum organised by the LMS.

Father Charles Briggs RIP

Of your charity, pray for the repose of the soul of Father Charles Briggs (of St Mary's in Chislehurst) who died in the early hours of Tuesday, 25th August 2020 at St Christopher’s Hospice, fortified by all the rites of Holy Mother Church. 

Anima eius et animae omnium fidelium defunctorum, per misericordiam Dei, requiescat in pace. Amen.

New Traditional Apostolate in East Anglia

At the invitation of Bishop Alan Hopes, Fr Henry Whisenant, a young diocesan priest of the Diocese of East Anglia, is about to take up the role of Chaplain for the Extraordinary Form based in a house with a privately-owned chapel in the south east corner of the diocese, south of Ipswich: Our Lady Immaculate and St Edmund’s, Withermarsh Green. This is the first time a diocesan priest has been given such a role and is an exciting development.

Spring 2020 Dowry Magazine

The spring 2020 issue of Dowry magazine has been published by the FSSP and can be read here.

In this issue
Editorial: God is at Work
To Believe, or not to believe?
LiveMass: Consoling and evangelising
Empty churches and full communion
St Louis de Montfort and the bishops
Principles Of hierarchical communion
Dowry of Mary
I am the Good Shepherd
New book on the Sacred Priesthood
Support our Apostolate

Summer 2020 Mass of Ages

The summer 2020 edition of Mass of Ages will be delivered to members this week. As churches are currently closed, we are not able to make the magazine available from the many cathedrals and churches around the country as we would normally do. However, if you would like a hard copy, we are still able to post it to you. See here to order.

Mgr Antony Conlon RIP

Of your charity pray for the repose of the soul of Mgr Antony Conlon who departed this life yesterday evening (19th April).

Mgr Conlon, Parish Priest of Our Lady & St John's, Goring-on-Thames, served, among other places, at St Joseph’s, Bunhill Row and The Oratory School in Reading. He was a great supporter of the Traditional Mass and regularly celebrated it at LMS events, including our annual visit to St Augustine’s in Snave in 2017, where this photograph was taken (© Clare Bowskill).

Embroidery Training Sponsorship Scheme

Do you have a passion for hand embroidery and the restoration of fine vestments?

We are pleased to announce an exciting sponsorship opportunity for those interested in studying Needlework.

The Guild of St Clare is offering sponsorship for candidates wishing to study The Royal School of Needlework Certificate Course.

See HERE for details

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