Day 84 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part XIV)

Monday, June 8, 2020 – Yesterday we started talking about the Liturgy of the Eucharist in the Novus Ordo and saw that there was a lot missing in the New Mass vs. the Traditional Latin Mass in terms of the prayers said over the gifts. Today we continue with the Liturgy of the Eucharist: the Read More

Day 83 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part XIII)

Sunday, June 7, 2020 – While much of yesterday’s post was extremely confusing, today is going to be a little less so…except where it isn’t. Okay, so today is going to be confusing too. The downside of how the USCCB has divided the Novus Ordo (NO) is that their outline leaves a lot of “stuff” Read More

Day 82 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part XII)

Saturday, June 6, 2020 – Today we are continuing on with our walk through of the Novus Ordo (NO). Yesterday we covered the Introductory Rites, now we are going to cover the Liturgy of the Word. This section can be compared to the “Instruction” part of the Mass of Catechumens in the Traditional Latin Mass. Read More

Day 79 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part X)

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – Today (and tomorrow) we are going to answer some last-minute questions I have received over the years on the Traditional Latin Mass and a few “traditional” minded things surrounding the “old” Mass. A few may have already been answered in previous posts, so I apologize if I repeat…repeat…repeat myself. Bonus Read More

Day 78 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part IX)

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 – Way back when we coaxed our favorite Priest into letting us have a TLM Low Mass, I put together a one sheet of basic information. On the front side it has a pictorial walk-thru of the Low Mass with all the actions (“stuff”) that the lay people do during the Read More

Day 77 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part VIII)

Monday, June 1, 2020 – Brand new month, same old Mass! Also, we are eleven (11!!) weeks down. Whew! Let’s continue with the last part of the Mass of the Faithful. Fair warning: today’s post is going to be a looooong one! The Mass of the Faithful The Communion: The third part of the Mass Read More

Day 76 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part VII)

Sunday, May 31, 2020 – Is it really the end of May!? My goodness! Anyhow, today we continue with our slow roll of the Traditional Latin Mass. Specifically, we are taking the second part of the Mass of the Faithful: the Consecration, also known as the “Canon.” Canon is derived from the Greek word meaning Read More

Day 74 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part VI)

Friday, May 29, 2020 – Now that we have talked about the Mass of the Catechumens, it is time to delve into the Mass of the Faithful. However, that is a mighty chunk to undertake, even for a super basic outline. Even the shortest of snippets for each part are going to be long for Read More

Day 73 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part V)

Thursday, May 28, 2020 – Today we are going to define some of the things happening during the Extraordinary Form of the Mass, also known as the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM). A basic outline, if you will. This is a bit much to take in, so it is going to be a two-day affair. Today Read More

Day 72 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part IV)

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 – Yep, we covered the Latin Mass names yesterday, so today is going to be about the Novus Ordo. I will give a brief history and cover a few of the names you might see regarding this Mass. What does “Novus Ordo” mean? In Latin, Novus Ordo literally means “new order.” Read More