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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

File
Description
FAQ01.TXT
FAQ 1: How Can I Help the TRADITIO Network's Apostolate?
FAQ02.TXT
FAQ 2: How Do I Submit a Mass Intention?
FAQ03.TXT
FAQ 3: Should I Ever Attend Newchurch's "Ordinary" or "Extraordinary" Messes?
  • Five Practical Rules for Dealing with the New Order Sect
  • What Do I Do if There Is No Traditional Latin Mass Nearby?
  • Appendix I: Reasons Set Forth by 25 Diocesan Priests of the Diocese of Campos, Brazil, Why, in Conscience, We Cannot Attend the "New Mass."
  • Appendix II: Articles of the Western Rising of 1549: Articles of Us the Commoners of Devonshire and Cornwall in Divers Camps by East and West of Exeter.
FAQ04.TXT
FAQ 4: Should I Have Any Association with the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX)?
FAQ05.TXT
FAQ 5: What Traditional Catholic Resources Do You Recommend?
FAQ06.TXT
FAQ 6: What Do These Traditional Catholic Terms Mean?
FAQ07.TXT
FAQ 7: What Sacred Music Recordings Do You Recommend?
FAQ08.TXT
FAQ 8: What Is the Authority of Vatican II?
FAQ09.TXT
FAQ 9: Are Traditional Catholics in Communion with Rome?
FAQ10.TXT
FAQ 10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs?
  • 666: The Number of the Beast
  • Abortion
  • Animals and Heaven
  • Annulments
  • Apparitions, Miracles, Private Revelations, and Visions
  • Baptism of Desire and Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus
  • Bible Study Groups
  • Brown Scapular and the Sabbatine Privilege
  • "Brothers" of Christ
  • "Call None Your Father"
  • Canonizations - New Order
  • Capital Punishment/Death Penalty
  • Charismatic Movement
  • Cloning
  • Communion in the Hand
  • Communion under One Species
  • "Concelebration"
  • Consecration -- "Pro Multis"
  • Cremation and Traditional Funeral Instructions
  • Crusades
  • Eastern Rite "Option"
  • Evolution
  • Fatima
  • "Filioque" Addition to the Nicene Creed
  • Galileo
  • Hail Mary, "Full of Grace" -- or just "Highly Favored One"?
  • Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit?
  • Immaculate Conception and St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Indulgences
  • "Judge Not"
  • Latin Vulgate and Douay-Rheims Bibles
  • Liberation Theology (aka "Social Justice")
  • Limbo
  • Liturgical Dance
  • Love or Charity?
  • Martin Luther
  • Masons (Freemasons)
  • Natural Family Planning (NFP)
  • Non-Catholic Weddings and Funerals
  • Opus Dei
  • Organ Donation
  • Our Father -- A Protestant Error
  • Padre Pio
  • Papal Crucifix
  • Papal Infallibility
  • Papal and Spanish Inquisitions
  • Papal Tiara
  • Phenomenology
  • Pope "Joan"
  • Pope Pius IX and the Jews
  • Pope Pius XII and the "Holocaust"
  • Priestesses
  • Priestly Celibacy
  • Purgatory
  • "Rapture"
  • Rubrics of 1956 and 1962 ("1962 Missal")
  • Sacraments: Their True Form and Matter
  • Sacred Languages: Latin, Greek, and Hebrew
  • Sede-vacantism
  • St. Joseph's Name in the Canon of the Mass
  • Sunday or Saturday Worship?
  • Tattoos and Body Piercings
  • Term "Tridentine" Mass
  • Theology of the Body
  • True Ecumenism
  • War
  • Yoga
FAQ11.TXT
FAQ 11: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Practices?
  • Advent: Candles
  • Advent: Great "O" Antiphons
  • Christmas: Carols
  • Christmas: Date
  • Christmas: Santa Claus
  • Christmas: Star
  • Christmas: Trees
  • Christmas: The Term "Xmas"
  • Divine Mercy
  • Ember Days
  • Friday Abstinence
  • Gregorian Masses
  • Halloween
  • Lent
  • Lenten Fast
  • Rogation Days
  • Sacramentals, How to Dispose of
  • Septuagesima
  • Veils for Women in Church
  • Wedding Music
FAQ12.TXT
FAQ 12: What Films Do You Recommend for Traditional Catholics?
FAQ13.TXT
FAQ 13: When Is a Sacrament Valid?
FAQ14.TXT
FAQ 14: What Forces Are Working Against the Traditional Catholic Movement?

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Information Files A-L

File
Description
ABSENT.TXT
Method of Hearing Mass Spiritually for the Absent (Adapted from The Key of Heaven).
AGATHA.TXT
1971 Petition by Distinguished Writers, Scholars, Artists, and Historians Living in England to Spare the Traditional Latin Mass.
ALLMAY.TXT
No Matter What Is Said, All May Attend the Traditional Latin Mass (Brian Kaspar).
ALTAR.TXT
Altar Decorations (Fr. Arthur Tonne).
ANTIOATH.TXT
Sacrorum Antistitum (Oath Against Modernism), Given by His Holiness St. Pius X September 1, 1910.
ARIANS.TXT
The Orthodox Saints Against the Arian Heresy of the Fourth Century.
BIBLE.TXT
Why Do Christians Have Different Bibles? (Dove Publications)
BLUEPAP.PDF
The Dismantling of a Traditional Chapel (Known as the "Blue Paper") by the Faith & Truth Committee of Our Lady of Fatima Chapel, Pequannock, New Jersey
CATHANSR.HTM
The Catholic Church Has the Answer [Catholic apologetics on common doctrinal questions from a former Protestant minister] (Paul Whitcomb)
CATPIUSX.HTM
The Catechism of Pope Saint Pius X (1910)
CATTRENT.HTM
The Catechism from the Decree of the Council of Trent for Parish Priests, Issued by Order of St. Pius V, Supreme Pontiff (1566)
CODEX17.TXT
Codex Iuris Canonici (1917) [Latin] (Pope Benedict XV).
CORON.TXT
The Coronation of Pope Leo XIII on March 3, 1878 (Catholic World)
COUNTER.TXT
Whatever Happened to the Counterrevoluation? (Michael Matt)
CURAE.TXT
Apostolic Letter Apostolicae Curae [On the Nullity of Anglican Orders], Given by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII.
DARKER.TXT
The Sky Grows Darker (Patrick Omlor).
DEPAUW67.TXT
Catholic or Conciliar? (Fr. Gommar DePauw). Professor of Theology and Doctor of Canon Law and Founder of the Catholic Traditionalist Movement (CTM). A Lecture given in Chicago, 1967.
DESTRUCT.TXT
The Destruction of the Mass and Some Historical Parallels (Catholic Laymen's Association for the Tridentine Latin Mass).
DIALOGUE.PDF
Dialogue Mass. The historical and liturgical arguments why the so-called Dialogue Mass is not traditional (Fr. Edward Black).
FORGERY.PDF
Forgery of the "Third Secret" of Fatima (Speklin Forensic Laboratories).
GRACES.TXT
77 Graces and Fruits to Be Derived from Devout Attendance at Holy Mass (Fr. Martin von Cochem, 1625-1712).
GREEK.TXT
Classical and Biblical Greek: Transliteration into the ASCII Character Set, Parts of Speech in Classical Greek (The Fathers).
HISTORY.TXT
A History of the Catholic Church, From Its Beginning to the End of the Sixteenth Century (Robert Guisepi)
HOLYFAM.PDF
Suit for Fraud against Most Holy Family Monastery and the Dimond Brothers (United States District Court)
ILLICIT.TXT
The Tridentine Latin Mass Is Not Illicit (Fr. Kevin Vaillancourt).
INDULTS.TXT
"Indults" for the Modernized Vatican II Mass of 1962 & Related Documents (Ecclesia Dei, Summorum Pontificum, etc.)
LATCAROL.TXT
Latin Christmas Carols.
LATENG.TXT
Latin in English: Accentuation, -Ologies, Phobias, Plurals (The Fathers).
LATGRAM.TXT
Latin Grammar Exercises (The Fathers).
LATNECES.TXT
Necessity of Latin for the Roman Catholic Church, From the writings of Roman Catholic Saints, Popes, and Theologians
LATPHRAS.TXT
Greek and Latin Phrases (The Fathers).
LATPRAY.TXT
Useful Latin Prayers (Orationes Latinae Utiles).
LATREAD.TXT
Latin Readings (The Fathers).
LATSOURC.TXT
Latin and Greek Information Sources (The Fathers).
LEGAL.TXT
Present Legal Status of the Traditional Latin Mass (Fr. Paul Leonard).
LITMOVE.TXT
The Liturgical Movement. Part I: Its Origins to World War II. Part II: World War II to Vatican II. Part III: Vatican II and Its Aftermath; Triumph and Debacle.

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Information Files M-Q

File
Description
MASSLAT.PDF
Official Traditional Catholic Directory, Listing All Traditional Latin Masses and Traditional Resources for North America (Current monthly revised edition provided to the TRADITIO Network by the National Registry of Traditional Latin Masses).
MASSTRAD.TXT
Traditional Roman Catholic Latin Mass (The Fathers).
METHOD.TXT
The Slow and Methodical Destruction of the Traditional Liturgy (detailing the rubrical and calendrical changes made in the Divine Office and Mass in stages from 1950 to 1956 to 1960 to 1962).
NEUTERS.TXT
Joining the Fight for Tradition (Dr. George Merkle).
NOVALID.TXT
An Analysis of the Validity of the New Mass (Fr. Noel Barbara).
OBEDIENC.TXT
Where Is Catholic Obedience Today? -- Not Where You Might Think!
ONMOVE.TXT
Something's Going on Out There: Traditional Catholicism on the Move (Robert DePiante).
ORDERS.TXT
Problems with the Novus Ordo Consecration Rite (John Menezes)
ORDRITE.TXT
On the New Ordination Rite: the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass Is Not the Only Sacred Rite Changed Since Vatican II (Fr. Kevin Vaillancourt).
OTTAVIAN.TXT
Ottaviani Intervention: Short Critical Study of the New Order of Mass (Alfredo Cardinal Ottaviani & Antonio Cardinal Bacci).
PASTORAL.TXT
There Is a Pastoral Duty to Defend the Truth and Tradition (Fr. Kevin Vaillancourt).
PATRONS.TXT
Patron Saints.
PHILOMEN.TXT
St. Philomena, Wonder-Worker: A Patron Saint of the Traditional Roman Catholic Movement (Mark Alessio).
PIUSMODERN.HTM
Pius XII and Modernism (Twentieth Century Harbingers).
POLLS.TXT
Polls & Statistics (The Fathers).
POPELIM.TXT
Limitations of Papal Authority to Change Sacred Tradition, From the Writings of Roman Catholic Popes, Councils, Saints, and Theologians
PRIESTS.TXT
In Defense of Traditional Priests (Fr. Paul A. Wickens).
PROBLEM.TXT
The Problem with the Other Sacraments (Rama P. Coomaraswamy).
QUOPRIM.TXT
Bull Quo Primum with Commentary, Given by His Holiness Pope St. Pius V

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Information Files R-Z

File
Description
RELQUOTE.TXT
Treasury of Quotations for Traditional Catholics (The Fathers).
ROSARY.TXT
Rosary of Mary: Our Weapon of Spiritual Warfare (Fr. James Kosek).
SACRO.TXT
Constitutio de Sacra Liturgia "Sacrosanctum Concilium" [Latin] (Vatican II).
SHORT.TXT
Why the "Short Form" of the Words of Consecration Cannot Possibly Suffice (Patrick Omlor).
TENTH.TXT
On the Tenth Anniversary of the Ecclesia Dei "Indult" (The Fathers).
VALID.TXT
Is the New Mass Valid? (Dr. Cyril Andrade).
VALIDITY.TXT
Questioning the Validity of Masses Using the New, All-English Canon (Patrick Omlor).
WIND.TXT
Who's Who in Windswept House: A Key to the Characters in Fr. Malachi Martin's Windswept House.

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