Saturday, January 25, 2020

Latin Pomp

A remnant of court ritual from the Baroque? Is this sort of stiff performance necessary for altar servers? Latin traditionalists and not-so-traditionalists will hold on to rubrics for servers for the sake of "tradition," even if that tradition isn't that old and of questionable value. Is there a tie between this and other manifestations of "legalism" in the Latin mindset?


DeVille Reacts to That New Book on Clerical Celibacy

Catholic Colonialism and Its Subaltern Celibates by A. A. J. DeVille

Pronouncing Saints' Names in English