Mass of Ages Print Edition - Winter 2018
Mass of Ages is the quarterly magazine of the Latin Mass Society. 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.
To commemorate the centenary of the ending of the First World War, the cover picture of our winter 2018 edition is of the Blessed Emperor Charles and the Empress Zita, King and Queen of Hungary, at an impromptu field Mass. In this issue: • Fr David Smith RAChD remembers Fr Francis Gleeson, a ‘dearest and most powerful role-model’ • Alan Frost writes about Blessed James Bell, a priest martyr from Warrington • We publish a report by a young medical student who attended the ‘Catholics in Healthcare’ conference held in September • Dr Stuart Blackie KCHS writes about ‘The Greatest Love Story Ever Told’ – the love between God the Father and Christ, His son.
Also in this edition:
The Chairman explains how you can help the LMS by becoming a member or supporter.
We publish a selection of photographs of two pilgrimages in the north west of England – Holywell and Wrexham Cathedral.
Joseph Shaw reviews the recently published book by William Whyte Unlocking the Church: The Lost Secrets of Victorian Sacred Space.
Alastair Tocher (a Trustee of the LMS) explains a great way to raise money for charity.
We publish obituaries on Fr Peter Lessiter and Peter Kiely.
Barbara Kay (LMS Local Representative for Northampton south) celebrates the FSSP’s thirty years of existence and their one year in Bedford.
James Preece bids “we all have to stop accepting abusive behaviour…”
An appeal for the Little Sisters of the Poor.
Our regular columnists:
• In her Art and Devotion series, Caroline Shaw looks at The Madonna del Parto by Piero della Francesca
• Mary O’Regan finds solace in Solanus
• Paul Waddington visits the church of Corpus Christi, Maiden Lane
• Fr Bede Rowe, in what is his last column, asks ‘Do we still believe in the Latin Mass Society?’
• The Lone Veiler on the interesting times in which we are living
• Alberto Carosa on the Traditional Mass in Sardinia
Finally, and not least, we highlight our annual publications: The Traditional Catholic Calendar for 2019, our Ordo for 2019 and our selection of Christmas cards for this year. Buy your copies now!
The magazine is free of charge but, when added to the shopping cart, you will be charged a small amount of money to cover postage.