Tridentine indult Masses in Phoenix become permanent, more frequent (AZ Republic)

Masses in Latin are here to stay
Church officials deem test a success

Michael Clancy and Judy Nichols
The Arizona Republic
Jun. 27, 2005 12:00 AM

Jim Warras clutched a well-worn Maryknoll Missal, a gift from a cousin who was a nun, as he entered St. Thomas the Apostle in central Phoenix on Sunday afternoon.

A faded ribbon marked the day, the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, in the leather-bound book that contains the Latin and English version of prayers for each day’s Mass.

Warras, 69, remembers the Latin Mass from his youth in Milwaukee. . . .

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Along with mission status, the Tridentine Rite Mass will be expanded to daily services at one church and Sunday services at three, including:

• At St. Thomas the Apostle at 1 p.m. Sundays.

• At St. Augustine in west Phoenix at 7 a.m. Sundays, 6:30 a.m. weekdays and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

• At St. Cecilia in Clarkdale, a former mission that has not been used for years, at 5 p.m. Sundays.

Excellent! Would that there will be more Tridentine Rite Masses celebrated nation-wide. My diocese has been blessed with FSSP priests for years now.

I envy us. It´s awesome.

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