SACRED TRIDUUM IN CENTRAL LONDON. For further information on the only Sacred Triduum accompanied with Office of Holy Week (Tenebrae) in London, please see our news blog - Music for the Triduum Sacrum in Westminster.
HOLY WEEK MASS LISTINGS AVAILABLE ONLINE. The latest listings of Traditional Masses in England and Wales for Holy Week and Easter 2015 are now available online.
PRIESTS' AND SERVERS' TRAINING CONFERENCE 2015. The latest LMS residential conference for training priests, deacons, seminarians and servers in the Extraordinary Form will take place from 14-17 April 2015 (Low Week) at Prior Park College, Bath. For full details, including booking, see our training conference page.
LMS ORDO 2015. The printed version of the 2015 Ordo is now sold out. We have published it online and can be viewed by clicking the 'Online Ordo' icon.
LMS ORDO 2015 ERRATUM. It has been brought to our attention that there is an error in our printed Ordo for the day Friday 17 July 2015 - the Erratum can be found here.
ICKSP QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER ONLINE. The Institute of Christ the King at St Walburge's, Preston has begun a quarterly newsletter, which you can find here.
FULL TEXT OF INTERVIEW with Bishop Athanasius Schneider available here.
DOME OF HOME APPEAL - Help us to help preserve this iconic Catholic shrine dedicated to the Traditional liturgy. See details of how you can help here.
A GUIDE TO ENSURING TO YOU HAVE THE TRADITIONAL MASS AT YOUR FUNERAL. This invaluable booklet is now available to download here.
SODALITY FOR THE CONVERSION OF LAPSED CATHOLICS. The Sodality of St Augustine of Hippo has been launched by the LMS as a means of uniting our prayers with others for the conversion of our loved ones. Full details here.
PRAYERS FOR THE LMS NOW ONLINE can be found under Resources. Prayer for the intentions of the Latin Mass Society in English and Latin.
The St Catherine’s Trust Summer School is back this Summer, at a new venue: the Franciscan Retreat Centre at Pantasaph CH8 8PE, in North Wales, for the week 26 July to 2 August 2015.
Pantasaph is very well-connected by road and rail, being a few minutes away from the railway station at Flint, and close to the motorway network. It is near Holywell, which many will know as the only Medieval Shrine to survive the Reformation, and for many years one of the Latin Mass Society’s biggest annual Pilgrimages.
Alongside the Summer School the Latin Mass Society Latin Course for adults will be taking place (see below for more details). Accommodation at the Retreat Centre is limited, so the Latin Course participants will be staying at the Pilgrims’ Guest House in Holywell.
The Retreat Centre has a Pugin Chapel, flexible facilities, and lovely grounds. It is a delight that St Catherines Trust was able to secure the venue for their Summer School, and we all hope it will be a long-term home for this important event.
The Summer School makes it possible for Catholic children to experience a week of Catholic teaching, in a wide range of subjects, from our enthusiastic volunteer staff, in the context of the Traditional Liturgy. This is an experience which is wholly unique, and is an invaluable supplement to both homeschooling and conventional schooling.
There will be daily sung Mass, with singing of the highest standard, and sung Compline each evening. There will be an outing to a local place of interest, and visiting speakers, outside activities, the perennially popular sewing group and a staged reading of a play.
St Catherines Trust is a beneficiary of the Latin Mass Society. Under normal circumstances the school would cost about £250 per pupil to run, but as the Latin Mass Society sponsors the event, there are no fixed fees. Parents and guardians are invited to pay what they can afford. Please take advantage of this tremendous opportunity!
For more information please contact the St Catherine's Trust.
Confirmations take place in the Traditional Rite in 2015 on a date and time to be confirmed.
If you would like more information about Confirmations in the Extraordinary Form, or would like your child, or yourself, confirmed in 2015, please contact the LMS Office on 020 7404 7284 or email us.
To register your child or yourself for 2015's Confirmations, please read the Explanatory Notes and then complete the appropriate registration form below:
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We are delighted to advertise the locations in England and Wales where the full ceremonies of Holy Week (Liturgy and Office) will be celebrated this year. For full listings of Masses over Easter, please see our Holy Week listings for 2015.
St Mary Moorfields, Eldon Street, LONDON EC2M 7LS
Wed 1 Apr (Spy Wednesday) Tenebrae 6.30pm
Thu 2 Apr (Holy Thursday) Sung Mass 6.30pm
Fri 3 Apr (Good Friday) Tenebrae 10.30am, Solemn Liturgy 5.30pm
Sat 4 Apr (Easter Vigil) Tenebrae 10.30am, Sung Mass 4.00pm
St Walburge's Church, Weston Street, PRESTON PR2 2QE
Wed 1 Apr (Spy Wednesday) Tenebrae 9.00pm
Thu 2 Apr (Holy Thursday) Sung Mass 6.00pm, Tenebrae 9.00pm
Fri 3 Apr (Good Friday) Sung Liturgy 3.00pm, Tenebrae 9.00pm
Sat 4 Apr (Easter Vigil) Sung Mass 9.00pm
Lanherne Convent, St Mawgan, Nr NEWQUAY, Cornwall TR8 4ER
Thu 2 Apr (Holy Thursday) Tenebrae 10.00am, Sung Mass 5.00pm
Fri 3 Apr (Good Friday) Tenebrae 10.00am, Sung Liturgy 3.00pm
Sat 4 Apr (Easter Vigil) Tenebrae 10.00pm, Sung Mass 10.00pm
St William of York, Upper Redlands Road, READING RG1 5JT
Thu 2 Apr (Holy Thursday) Tenebrae 10.00am, High Mass 7.00pm
Fri 3 Apr (Good Friday) Tenebrae 10.00am, Solemn Liturgy 3.00pm
Sat 4 Apr (Easter Vigil) Tenebrae 10.00pm, High Mass 10.00pm
SS Peter & Paul and Philomena, Atherton Street, NEW BRIGHTON, Wallasey CH45 9LT
Thu 2 Apr (Holy Thursday) Tenebrae 9.00am, Sung Mass 7.00pm
Fri 3 Apr (Good Friday) Tenebrae 7.00am, Sung Liturgy 3.00pm
Sat 4 Apr (Easter Vigil) Tenebrae 9.00pm, Sung Mass 9.00pm
St Augustine’s Church, St Augustine’s Road, RAMSGATE, Kent CT11 9PA
Wed 1 Apr (Spy Wednesday) Tenebrae 9.00pm
Thu 2 Apr (Holy Thursday) Sung Mass 4.30pm, Tenebrae 9.00pm
Fri 3 Apr (Good Friday) Solemn Liturgy 6.30pm, Tenebrae 9.00pm
Sat 4 Apr (Easter Vigil) Sung Mass 5.00pm
In addition, the Sacred Triduum (but not including full office) will be celebrated at:
St Margaret's Convent Chapel, Bethell Avenue, CANNING TOWN, London E16 4JU
Thu 2 Apr (Maundy Thursday) Sung Mass 8.00pm
Fri 3 Apr (Good Friday) Sung Liturgy 12.00pm
Sat 4 Apr (Easter Vigil) Sung Mass 6.45pm
Leeds University RC Chaplaincy, 5–7 St Mark’s Avenue, LEEDS LS2 9BN
Thu 2 Apr (Maundy Thursday) Low/Sung Mass 7.30pm
Fri 3 Apr (Good Friday) Low/Sung Liturgy 3.00pm
Sat 4 Apr (Easter Vigil) Low/Sung Mass 3.00pm
St Bede’s, 58 Thornton Road, CLAPHAM PARK, London SW12 0LF
Wed 1 Apr (Spy Wednesday) Tenebrae 7.00pm
Thu 2 Apr (Holy Thursday) Sung Mass 6.00pm
Fri 3 Apr (Good Friday) Sung Liturgy 5.30pm
Sat 4 Apr (Easter Vigil) Sung Mass 7.30pm (at La Retraite RC Girls' School, Atkins Road, CLAPHAM PARK, London SW12 0AB)
The Latin Mass Society is delighted to announce the latest in its series of Priests' and Servers' training conferences. This year it will be held at Prior Park College, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath BA2 5AH.
The LMS has been organising training conferences for priests to learn how to celebrate the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite since 2007 - the year Pope Benedict XVI issued the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum, which confirmed what many had always argued, namely, that the Traditional Latin Mass was not only legal and licit, but could be celebrated by any Catholic priest without any sort of permission whatsoever.
Ever since then, a steady stream of priests has attended the LMS training conference each year and last year's event was arguably the most successful so far - it was completely booked out.
Over the years we have held the training conferences at seminaries, academic institutions, and other Church-owned venues. This year we are delighted to be going to the Catholic independent school Prior Park College at Bath. With landscaped gardens and even a Palladian style bridge, this should prove a glorious setting for a glorious rite of Mass!
The Latin Mass Society will be organising a residential training conference for priests wishing to learn to celebrate Mass in the usus antiquior. Tuition, which will be given by experienced priests, will be tailored to suit the needs of each priest. The conference will also be open for servers who wish to learn or improve their skills with the older form of the Mass.
Booking forms and payment can be made here: LMS Priest and Server Training Conference 2015