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

Day 71 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part III)

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 – Before we go deeper into each of the forms of Mass, let’s take a look at what each Mass is called and why those names exist. Today we will start with the “old” Mass and the myriad of names surrounding it. What does “Extraordinary Form” mean? First and foremost, “Extraordinary Read More

Day 70 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Mass (Part II)

Monday, May 25, 2020 – Goodness! Has it been 10 weeks already?! Looks like things are still a but nutty out there, so let’s hunker down inside and continue with our basic primer on the Mass… Specifically, what is Mass? Meaning, what are the parts of Mass? “The Eucharistic celebration always includes: the proclamation of Read More

Day 68 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Eucharist (Part IX)

Saturday, May 23, 2020 – Why is on the hand such a problem for some people? Personally, I see far more abuses when the Eucharist is distributed in the hand. Practically speaking, on the tongue means the Eucharist is consumed right then and there: no fuss, no muss. I am not saying nothing has ever Read More

Day 67 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Eucharist (Part VIII)

Friday, May 22, 2020 – Getting back to our basic primers, I would like to talk a little bit more about on the hand vs. on the tongue. Back in part V of “Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Eucharist,” I went through the “how tos” of receiving both ways. Today I am going Read More

Day 65 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on the Eucharist (Part VII)

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 – What is the Eucharistic fast? It is the one hour of fasting from food and drink (except for water and medicine) before receiving the Eucharist. Everyone who wishes to receive the Eucharist is bound to do this. Remember, Mass isn’t always exactly one hour long, so maybe add a little Read More