Mass of Ages Print Edition - Autumn 2019
Mass of Ages is the quarterly magazine of the Latin Mass Society of England and Wales. It contains reports on our many activities across the country, national and international news of Traditional Catholic events, feature articles on different aspects of traditional Faith and culture, and opinions and views on developments in the Catholic Church.
In this issue: • We celebrate the Ordination of four men, in the Traditional Rite, by Bishop Philip Egan in his Cathedral in Portsmouth • Joseph Shaw explains the ‘Confirmation slap’ • A selection of pictures from our recent pilgrimage to Holywell • Maurice Quinn remembers the Dorset men who died for the Faith – the Chideock Martyrs • Jonathan Luxmoore explains why Polish Catholics rally to their Church undeterred by a new crisis • Fr Lawrence Lew OP on the traditional liturgy and Catholic masculinity • Joseph Shaw explains how Catholic Linguistic Survivals from the Ancient Liturgy are embedded in the fabric of our lives
Also in this edition:
The Chairman writes on a new religious community, a new book and a ten-year anniversary
Fr John Saward reviews The Case for Liturgical Restoration, a new book edited by Joseph Shaw
Canon Ryan Post ICKSP, issues a plea for help with St Benedict’s Academy in Preston
Charles Coulombre recalls that indefatigable propagandist for Anglo- Catholicism, Doctor Lee of Lambeth
Maurice Quinn, one of the LMS Local Representatives for the Diocese of Plymouth, remembers three Latin Mass stalwarts from his area
Lucy Shaw reports on the first sponsored place on the Royal School of Needlework Certificate course being awarded to James Sharpe
Annie Mackie-Savage reviews a novel reminiscent of Victorian Improving fiction, The Spirit and the Flesh by T.J. Dias
Our regular columnists:
• Mary O’Regan remembers the Catholic writer, Alice Thomas Ellis
• Paul Waddington visits Sacred Heart Church in Bournemouth, the home of an expanding Oratorian community
• The Lone Veiler on the trials and tribulations of being ‘woke’
• Alberto Carosa has interviewed Vatican expert Aurelio Porfiri, who believes the Church has lost her way
• We print what will be the last Macklin Street column - the General Manager explains why.
Caroline Shaw has taken a break from her Art and Devotion series.