Sunday, July 29, 2007

Will the Pope Say the Mass in the 'Extraordinary Form'?

By Patrick Archbold

Will the Pope Say the Mass in the 'Extraordinary Form'?

Father Zuhlsdorf is relaying a report that the Pope might celebrate older Mass on 1st Sunday of Advent

In an ADNKRONOS story, we read:

The Pope: Could celebrate the Mass of St. Pius V in public

Signs point to the First Sunday of Advent – The Director of "Latinitas", at last we will have a common prayer of praise to God.

The Pope could celebrate publicly Mass in Latin according to the Rite of St. Pius V. An official introduction of the Rite which, as far as ADNKRONOS has learned from authoritative Vatican sources, could take place on the 1st Sunday of Advent, the beginning of the liturgical year.
For a long time I have thought that a single Mass by the Holy Father, with all the necessary solenmity, would effect as much if not more than the Motu Proprio.

However, having both would be even better!
We second that motion! We will keep our eyes on this one!