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Latin Mass explained by Archbishop Sheen

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Traditional Latin Mass filmed on Easter Sunday in 1941 at Our Lady of Sorrows church in Chicago. The film presents the ceremonies of the Missa Solemnis or Solemn High Mass in full detail with …More
Traditional Latin Mass filmed on Easter Sunday in 1941 at Our Lady of Sorrows church in Chicago. The film presents the ceremonies of the Missa Solemnis or Solemn High Mass in full detail with narration by then-Mgr. Fulton J. Sheen. Celebrated by Rev. J. R. Keane of the Order of Servites (hence the white habits and cowls), the ceremonies are accompanied by a full polyphonic choir, orchestra, and fifty Gregorian Chanters.

The attention to detail in the ceremonies is impressive. Notice, for example, how the servers and ministers always take great care to move in order. Notice too that the servers are all almost identical in height. The Ordinary of the Mass, composed by Rev. Edwin V. Hoover, while pleasant in places, is very much a reflection of its time. The Proper on the other hand is timeless and sung admirably by a healthy throng of Seminarians from Mundelein, Illinois.

Unfortunately due to size restrictions at Youtube around 20 mins have been cut from the original, however, I hope to …
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thecatholic2
The Mass was not filmed on Easter Sunday itself, but was filmed during a Tuesday in January 1941 as the church was doing a Pray The Mass class.
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Welch schöne Zeiten das damals noch waren...!
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Dominikus
Fulton Sheen was a gifted preacher. He was a charismatic? I think just because he so frequently at the beginning of hallelujah says.
Dominikus
Fulton Sheen war ein begnadeter Prediger. War er ein Charismatiker? Ich meine nur, weil er am Anfang so häufig Halleluja sagt.