Holyoke

Bishop Christopher Joseph Weldon, Ordinary of the diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts, after the dedication ceremony of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Holyoke, kneeling to let the little boy kiss his ring, June 1, 1953. The picture clearly shows a train of a choir cassock held by an …

French bands

Louis-Ernest cardinal Dubois, archbishop of Paris, in a zimarra and ferraiolo of silk moire, assisted by bp. Charles Gibier, ordinary of the …

Paschal Pius

His Holiness Pius XII in a paschal choir dress, i.e. in a white damask mozzetta and stole, and slippers of the same …

Gregory XVI paschally

Holy Father Gregory XVI in a paschal choir dress, i.e. in a white damask mozzetta lined with ermine, same camauro and white …

Bp. Butt

Joseph Butt, titular bishop of Alexandretta, i.e. Alexandria Minor, until 1933 called in Annuario Pontificio Cambysopolis, auxiliary bishop of Westminster, while putting …

Symbol

Bishop of the eparchy Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanian Church Sotìr Ferrara during the recitation of the Symbol of faith during …

New commandment

Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński in a silk damask simplex mitre with a characteristic pattern of a pine cone and a rochet. The cloth girded …

Jerusalem

Bishop of Włocławek Karol Radoński, accompanied by two assistant deacons holding the flaps of his cope, during a procession in the Basilica …

Abp. Checa y Barba

A posthumous photo of Archbishop José Ignacio Checa y Barba, metropolitan of Quito, on the throne and in all pontifical vestments. Together …

Dachau

One of the first Masses of bl. Fr. Karl Leisner celebrated on 26 December A.D. 1944 in the concentration camp in Dachau. …

Messa dello Spadone

In Cividale del Friuli, a town belonging to the former Patriarchate of Aquileia, in the archipresbyterial church of the Blessed Virgin Mary …

Fr. Zavoral O.Praem.

Fr. Metoděj Jan Nepomuk Zavoral (1862 – 1942) in choir dress with a mozzetta made of white watered silk. From 1906, the …

Te Deum 2010

Holy Father Benedict XVI descending from the steps of the throne, assisted by two papal masters of ceremonies, St. Peter’s Basilica in …

Canon Thiébaux

Father Georges Thiébaux (1880-1961), honorary canon of the Nancy cathedral, in a winter choir dress with a chapter cross on a ribbon …

FSSPX

In the photo one can see a beautiful set of vestments used during priestly ordination performed by Bishop Alfons de Galarreta on …

First Chinese bishops

Holy Father Pius XI, in the centre, in pontifical vestments with a spread train of his cassock, at the consecration during a …

Stephanus Cardinalis Wyszyński

Stefan Cardinal Wyszyński, metropolitan archbishop of Gniezno and Warsaw and the Primate of Poland in the years 1948–1981; from 1953 cardinal priest …

Stanisławów

The clergy of Eastern Catholic rites, the Byzantine and Armenian ones, during the procession preceding the coronation of the miraculous image of …

Resurgent in the Midst of Crisis

[English translation coming soon] Jakiś czas temu do moich rąk trafiła książka Piotra Kwasniewskiego “Kryzys i odrodzenie. Tradycyjna liturgia łacińska a odnowa …