Saturday, October 30, 2010

Franciscans of the Immaculate with New Lectionarium in Latin


  1. It's nice to see a picture of that book in action, not just from the publisher's website. It's beautiful. Thanks.

  2. This community of Franciscans is wonderful. They have as a community gone back almost exclusively to the Tridentine Latin Mass (the Novus Ordo is celebrated occasionally). The nuns also (especially the new clositered branch), use the Tridentine Latin Mass.

    It would be nice to see this traditional Order restore (at least in Italy), the monastic tonsure that all the Franciscan branches wore in Rome (OFM's, Conventuals, TOR's and Capuchins) not to mention all the monastic Orders wore in Rome...prior to the disaster of Vatican II.

    I can name 5 new Orders of friars (2 in Italy, 2 in Spain and 1 in Brazil), which have restored the monastic tonsure, and 2 of cloistered monks (Canons regular of the New Jerusalem, and the Carmelite monks in Wyoming).
    Hopefully this large group of holy Franciscans will likewise restore the monastic corona or tonsure.