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LMS Ordo 2018

The LMS Ordo for 2018, for use with the Roman Missal of 1962 and Breviary of 1961, is now available.

A day-to-day liturgical calendar for the Missal of 1962 (Extraordinary Form, Vetus Ordo) for England and Wales.

Liturgical details of every Mass for every day of the year.

The indispensable guide for priests, servers and laity.

Includes guidance (confirmed by the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei) regarding Holy Day celebrations in the Traditional Rite.

St James's, Spanish Place

A suggestion has been made for a change in the timings of Sunday morning Mass at St James's. These currentl are at 8.30 OF, 9.30 EF Low Mass, 10.30 Sung Latin OF, and 12 noon OF.  There is often little or no gap between the 9.30 and 10.30 Masses, to the detriment of both.  How would those who regularly attend the earlier Masses feel about revised times of 8.15 and 9.15?  Please give your views to LMS Rep, Roger Wemyss Brooks by email.

Traditional Catholic Calendar 2018

The 2018 edition of our ever-popular wall calendar is now available!

Each month displays colour pictures of Traditional Catholic events. Most of these are events organised by the LMS, but some of the pictures support the life and work of Traditional Orders, such as the FSSP and ICKSP. A selection of the pictures can be seen here.

The right-hand side of the page for each month displays a calendar containing feast days according to the 1962 Missal.

Pilgrimage to Wrexham

The Latin Mass Society held its annual pilgrimage to Wrexham Cathedral last Saturday.

St Richard Gwyn is one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. He is a co-patron of the Latin Mass Society (along with St Margaret Clitherow) and his martyrdom took place in the Welsh town of Wrexham, very close to the Cathedral church of the Diocese.

Canon Amaury Montjean of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest celebrated the Mass, which was followed by veneration of the relic of St Richard.

Day of Recollection

There will be a Day of Recollection on Tuesday, 17th October (marking the conclusion of the centenary of the Fatima apparitions) at St. Mary’s Church, Ryde on the Isle of Wight, led by Fr Matthew Goddard FSSP.

10am: First Talk "The message of Fatima", followed by recitation of the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary
10.30am: Holy Mass(EF) with sermon on the “Five First Saturdays'
11.20am: Tea / Coffee
11.45am: Fatima Devotions with the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary and a Second Talk: "Prayers and sacrifices"

A New Contemplative Religious House

A new foundation for the ICKSP in the U.K.: after a new Shrine Church, a House for the Sisters Adorers of the Royal Heart of Jesus!

Only two weeks after a second church (English Martyrs) in Preston was given over to the care of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, the Diocese of Lancaster and the Institute are pleased to announce that the Sisters Adorers of the Royal Heart of Jesus Christ Sovereign Priest, the female branch of the Institute, have accepted Bishop Michael Campbell’s invitation to establish a House in Preston in the Diocese of Lancaster.

St Joseph's, Aldershot

Fr Anthony Glaysher, formerly parish priest of St Mary’s, Ryde on the Isle of Wight, has taken up the position of parish priest in Aldershot. With immediate effect, Fr Glaysher will celebrate Mass in the Extraordinary Form every Sunday at 9am in St Joseph's, Queens Road, Aldershot GU11 3JB.

We wish Fr Glaysher well in his new parish, prayer for him and his parish Deacons and urge people to support this Mass in Aldershot wherever possible.

Timothy Fawcett, RIP

Tim Fawcett, sometime Latin Mass Society Local Representative and Committee member, died on 28th September. Please pray for him, and his family.

He was an indefatigable supporter of the Chartres Pilgrimage; in particular he did a lot of carrying the banner of the British Chapter, of Our Lady of Walsingham. He was a gentleman, a Catholic, and a true pilgrim.

New FSSP Apostolate in Bedford

For the past 2 or 3 years, a number of priests have kindly celebrated Mass according to the vetus ordo on Sundays at Christ the King Church, Bedford. With the arrival of a third priest to the FSSP's house in Reading, the blessing of the Bishop of Northampton and the generous support of the Parish Priest, Fr Patrick Hutton, the Reading-based priests of the FSSP are taking these Masses at Christ the King Church under their care, commencing Sunday 8th October.

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