Abp. Checa y Barba

Posthumous photo of Archbishop José Ignacio Checa y Barba, metropolitan of Quito, on the throne and in full pontifical vestments. Together with the president of Ecuador, they were the first in the world to devote their country to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. His death is the last documented case …

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 …

Corpus Christi in Lisbon

The procession of Corpus Christi leaving the Cathedral of Saint Mary Major, led by the Patriarch of Lisbon, José Sebastião Cardinal Neto …

Korčula

A Corpus Christi procession in Korčula, a city located on the island of the same name in the southern part of Dalmatia, …

Grand Master Chigi

His Most Eminent Highness Fra’ Ludovico Chigi della Rovere Albani Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint …

Ioannes Paulus II

In the early years of his pontificate, during the term of office of two Masters of Pontifical Ceremonies, Virgilio Noè (behind the …

In albis

His Holiness John XXIII in the Paschal choir dress, albeit incomplete. In the Easter Octave the Pope was dressed all in white: …

Altare Cathedrae Sancti Petri

The Altar of the Cathedral located in the apse of the Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican captured, presumably, in a …

Pietrowice Śląskie

Easter horse procession in Pietrowice Śląskie, 1984, photo by Krzysztof Niedenthal. The cavalcade sets off from the parish church of Saints Vitus, Modest …

Trappists from Kentucky

The singing of the Passion of the Lord according to St. Matthew on Sunday in Ramis Palmarum at the Abbey of Our …

Holy Nail

Cardinal Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster, Archbishop of Milan, giving blessings with the reliquary of the Nail in 1938, probably on May 3, the …