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Sacraments: Their True Form and Matter Updated - 11/19/17
The dates on which the Newchurch of the New Order changed each of the traditional Sacraments, invalidating at least five of them by Protestantized forms have been added to this FAQ. For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics).
Latin and Greek Phrases Updated - 11/03/17
Additional Latin and Greek phrases used for religious, legal, litarary, and other purposes have been added to this FAQ. For further information, click on LATPHRAS: Latin and Greek Phrases in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics).
Fr. Paul Sullivan's Purgatory - Read Me or Rue It Added to Library of Files - 11/03/17
Fr. Paul Sullivan was noted for his little booklets that treated clearly and succinctly the teaching of the Church on various topics and how that teaching is to be applied practically to a Catholic's life. This booklet covers the topic of Purgatory and includes many stories concerning this subject from the lives of the Saints and ordinary people. Click on PURGATORY: Purgatory - Read Me or Rue It in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics).
Remembering Your Holy Souls in Purgatory during November - 11/02/17
The Church has taught from Apostolic times that we here on earth have a responsibility as members of the Communion of Saints to help the Holy Souls in Purgatory to hasten their admission to Heaven. If you wish to have a fully Traditional Latin Mass celebrated for your faithful departed, click on FAQ02: How Do I Submit a Mass Intention? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics).
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For Gregorian chant recorded live, we recommend the St. John Schola CD series: A Traditional Chapel Sings Gregorian Chant:
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In addition to its CD series, the St. John Schola has provided to the TRADITIO Network chant clips with supporting music sheets and booklets, which can be downloaded free of charge. For further information, click on the TRADITIO Network's Gregorian Chant department.
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