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Review of Traditional Latin Mass Sunday Missal with Kyriale (Kindle Edition)

7 August, 2014 0 Comments

Reviewed by Lyle Dunne

Traditional Latin Mass Sunday Missal with Kyriale (Kindle Edition)
Patrimonium Publishing, Sydney, 2013; $5.85; also available in Italian, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

Traditional Latin Mass Ordinary and Kyriale (Kindle Edition)
Patrimonium Publishing, Sydney, 2013; $3.99.

At the price, any traditionalist Kindle-owner should have one.

I’m not, to say the least, an enthusiastic adopter of new technology, but I find my Kindle very useful, especially when travelling, and a particular boon to those happy few who appreciate classic (or at least out-of-copyright) literature and are not total Luddites. It’s amazing how well technology and tradition mesh, sometimes. (Look at Oriens!)


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A Postcard from Samoa

1 August, 2014 0 Comments

By Lyle Dunne

I’ve recently returned from a week in Samoa, accompanying my wife at a conference. It was a useful reminder that Christianity is not centred on the Anglosphere.


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Vocations In France: Apres Nous le Deluge?

31 July, 2014 0 Comments

by Lyle Dunne, 31 July 2014.

Half-hearted priests, heretics and time-servers, paradoxically, are not available on the export market, since dioceses that have them tend to have priest shortages. This, it seems to me, can only redound to the good.

Abbey de Beauport, Britttany


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Editorial: Oriens Revivified

17 June, 2014 0 Comments

Welcome to the reborn Oriens website.

I would like to express profound thanks to our founding Editor, Gary Scarrabelotti. Gary is standing down after many years at the helm of both Oriens and the Oriens Foundation; he was one of the founders of the Ecclesia Dei Society in 1989, and editor of its newsletter, which became Oriens in 1995.

I’m sure readers will join me in expressing the gratitude of the traditionalist community for this vital work, so useful in reminding us that even in a smallish country in an unfashionable hemisphere, we are not alone in our legitimate attachment to the liturgical traditions of the Catholic Church.


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Cardinal Burke to visit Sydney and Melbourne in August 2014

17 June, 2014 0 Comments

Photo: Madeline Russell Design

By Alan Shearer KCHS

Visit by His Eminence Raymond Cardinal BurkeITINERARY: KEY EVENTS:

Tuesday, 26 August Benediction in the Crypt at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney (5:30 pm)
Wednesday, 27 August Q & A at the University of Sydney (12 noon)
Wednesday, 27 August Pontifical Mass in the Extraordinary Form at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney (7:00 pm)
Saturday, 30 August Address at the World Congress of Families on Natural Law and Conscience: Key to Freedom and to the Integrity of Marriage and the Family (11:30 am)
Sunday, 31 August Pontifical Mass & Confirmation in the Extraordinary Form at Bl. John Henry Newman Parish, St Aloysius Church, North Caulfield (10:30 am)

Oriens is delighted to report that His Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke is to visit Australia in August of this year.


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