Mass in the ruins

Holy Mass celebrated in the ruins of the Church of St. Casimir the Prince on the New Town Square in Warsaw, which belongs to the Benedictine Nuns of Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Since the church and monastery became a place of refuge for the inhabitants of the capital …

Cardinal’s Requiem

The funeral Mass for the soul of the deceased cardinal celebrated in the presence of His Holiness John XXIII in the Basilica …

Holyoke

Bishop Christopher Joseph Weldon, Ordinary of the diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts, after the dedication ceremony of the Church of the Blessed …

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 …