How One Picture Makes the Case for Ad Orientem
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. That being the case,
the picture above is a powerful argument in favor of the Mass being offered ad
Jan 7, 2017 - Brian Williams
Epic Video: Ad Orientem
An Excellent New Video on Ad Orientem Worship.
September 6, 2016 - New Liturgical Movement - Gregory Dipippo
How to Popularize ‘Ad Orientem’ Without Disorienting People
Here’s how to better acquaint God’s people with the beauty and naturalness of the ad orientem posture at Mass
July 23, 2019
- Monsignor Charles Pope
The exclusive English translation of the message sent by the Prefect of
the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
to the Colloquium “The Source of the Future”
March 31, 2017 - Cardinal Robert Sarah
"In the liturgy of the Roman Rite there may be no greater visual
representation of discontinuity than the near universal abandonment of
ad orientem Masses in the Novus Ordo."
February 17, 2016 - Brian Williams
How to celebrate Mass "ad orientem"
to the ridiculous insinuations made by some (including even high ranking
officials in the Church) that ad orientem
worship is somehow only a part of the Traditional Latin Mass or “extraordinary
form” and that re-introducing this in the new Mass would therefore be some
unjust “mixing of the forms,” we stress that neither the Second Vatican Council,
nor any Pope, nor any official mandate from the Church has ever directed the
priest to face the people during the whole of the celebration of the Sacred
"There is nothing in the rubrics or Ritus Servandus (Order of
Celebration) of the 1965 Mass requiring the Eucharistic Prayer to be
said facing the people."
January 28, 2015 - Monsignor Charles Pope
Holy Mass Ad Orientum celebrated at Saint Joseph's Church, Longsite,
Manchester, Roman Catholic diocese of Salford, United Kingdom.
January 1, 2013
Facing ad orientem anticipates Christ’s Second Coming from the east.
April 16, 2020 - Leo Pio
Fr. Szakaczki, Pastor of St. Aidan Parish, celebrates the Mass on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima in the church at St. Aidan.