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Msgr Gromier

Fr. Léon Gromier (1879-1965) in ferraiolo, shoes with buckles and a saturno. He was one of the greatest liturgists of the 20th …

Quebec

Adoro te devote, latens Deitas, quae sub his figuris vere latitas: tibi se cor meum totum subiicit, quia te contemplans totum deficit. …

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 …

Imperial procession

Procession of Corpus Christi in Vienna, circa 1910. Emperor Franz Joseph is walking behind the canopy. The beginnings of the great Habsburg …

Chartres

Holy Communion delivered during a High Mass celebrated by a priest of the Congregation of the Franciscan Brothers of Immaculate during the …

Offerimus tibi, Domine

Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer y Albás reciting the offertory prayer of the chalice during the celebration of the Holy Mass. We pay …

Notre-Dame

Solemn High Mass celebrated at the great altar of the Cathedral of Our Lady in Paris on the occasion of the 850th …

Connecticut

A Holy Mass celebrated in a period of penance: we draw your attention not only to the use of folded chasubles (planetae plicatae), …

Middle Kingdom

The celebrant, in this case the newly ordained priest, is wearing Ji-jin, that is the headdress used until the early 20th century by Catholic …

In rose(s)

A Solemn High Mass celebrated by priests of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest at the Cathedral of St. Romulus …

Fr. Ratzinger

Father Joseph Ratzinger during the prayers at the foot of the altar when he celebrated a Mass in the mountains near the …

Impositio manuum

A bishop imposing his hands on a head of a deacon while conferring priestly ordination, 50s of the 20th century.

Holy Cross

The high altar in the underground Basilica of the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen (Basílica de la Santa Cruz …

Navis Ecclesiae

Maritime Eucharistic procession during the 7th National Eucharistic Congress in Genoa, September 1923.

In Portico

Pontifical High Mass at the faldstool celebrated by Archbishop Guido Pozzo in the church of Saint Mary in Portico on the Campitelli …

Fr. Charles-Roux

Father Jean Marie Charles-Roux I.C. in a buckled shoes and a hat with raised brim (la Canoa, Chapéu de Raia). More information …

Chicago

High Pontifical Mass celebrated by Cardinal Giovanni Bonzano at the opening of the 28th International Eucharistic Congress in Chicago on the Soldier …

In Paris

Deacons prostrating themselves during the singing of the Litany of the Saints at the ceremony of priestly ordinations conferred in the Paris Cathedral of …

Valencia

The Corpus Christi procession in Valencia. Its history dates back to 1355, and the route itself has remained virtually unchanged since then. …

XL

The exposition of the Blessed Sacrament during the 40 Hours Devotion in Brompton Oratory.