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Thursday, May 7, 2015
On this page, one can find an updated schedule of Holy Masses in Latin (both forms of the Roman Rite) that are regularly held in the Archdiocese of Malta.
The Holy Mass is the central act of Catholic worship. As such, the liturgical actions, gestures, and prayers must reflect the true Catholic Faith. In all its details, Holy Mass reflects what Catholics believe, and vice versa: What Catholics believe is reflected in the Holy Mass.
A common Catholic adage is that the law of prayer is the law of belief: Lex orandi, lex credendi.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
|The late Bishop Joe Grech of Sandhurst|
Out of the more than 360 Cardinals and Bishops who have said the Tridentine Mass since Summorum Pontificum (between 2007 and 2014) there were, at least, 2 Maltese Bishops. The late Bishop Joe Grech in Australia and Bishop Francis George Adeodatus Micallef, O.C.D., Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kuwait, in Malta. The late Mgr Annetto Depasquale assisted at a Tridentine Mass in Malta too.
Will the new Archbishop of Malta, Charles J. Scicluna be the third one?
A list of Cardinals and Bishops who have officiated or attended liturgies in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, after the entry into force of the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum, follows (some of them might have changed their Sees since celebrating or assisting at Tridentine Masses):
|Bishop Francis Micallef with Saint John Paul II|
AUSTRALIA: Cardinal Pell (Archbishop of Sydney), Archbishops Coleridge (Brisbane), Hart (Melbourne), Hickey (Perth), Wilson (Adelaide), Bishops Elliot (Auxiliary of Melbourne), Grech (Sandhurst, +2010), Jarrett (Lismore), Long (Auxiliary of Melbourne), Mathys (Armidale), Porteus (Auxiliary of Sydney), Prowse (Sale) and Tomlinson (Sandhurst).
AUSTRIA: Cardinal Stickler (Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican, +2007). Bishop Laun (Auxiliary of Salzburg).
BELGIUM: Archbishop Leonard (Brussels and Primate of Belgium), Bishop Harpigny (Tournai).
BENIN: Bishop N'Koue (Nattingou).
|Bishop Micallef with Benedict XVI.|
CANADA: Cardinals Collins (Archbishop of Toronto) and Lacroix (Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada), Archbishops Roussin (Vancouver, Emeritus in 2009), Miller (Vancouver), Prendergast (Ottawa), Bishops Blais (Auxiliary of Quebec), Daniels (Grand Falls), Fabbro (London, Ontario), La Rocque (Emeritus of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario) and Lemay (Auxiliary of Quebec).
CHILE: Cardinal Medina Estévez (Prefect Emeritus of Worship), Archbishop Piñera Carvallo (Emeritus of La Serena), Bishops Duarte Garcia de Cortazar (Valparaíso), Gleisner Wobbe (Auxiliary of La Serena), and González Errazuriz (San Bernardo).
CHINA: Cardinals Tong Hon (Hong Kong) and Zen (Emeritus of Hong Kong).
COLOMBIA: Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos (President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei), Bishops Hurtado López (Girardot) and Ramírez Gómez (Emeritus of Garzón, President of the Ecclesiastical Court).
CROATIA: Bishop Pozaic (Auxiliary of Zagreb).
CZECH REPUBLIC: Bishop Baxant (Litomerice).
DENMARK: Bishop Kozon (Copenhagen).
ECUADOR : Bishop Pine Castle (Auxiliary of Portoviejo).
EQUATORIAL GUINEA: Bishop Nsué Edjang (Ebebiyin).
FRANCE: Cardinals Barbarin (Lyon), Ricard (Bordeaux) and Vingt-Trois (Paris and President of the French Episcopal Conference), Archbishops Aubertin (Tours), Bacque (Nuncio in The Netherlands), Carré (Montpellier), Cattenoz (Avignon), D'Ornellas (Rennes), Le Gall (Toulouse), Madec (Emeritus of Toulon), Maillard (Bourges), Thomazeau (Montpellier), Wintzer (Poitiers), Bishops Aillet (Bayonne), Aumonier (Versailles), Bagnard (Belley-Ars), Batut (Auxiliary of Lyon), Beau (Auxiliary of Paris), Benoît Gonnin (Beavois, Noyon and Senlis), Boivineau (Annecy), Bonfils (Emeritus and Apostolic Administrator of Nice and Ajaccio), Brouwet (Tarbes-Lourdes), Castet (Luçon), Centene (Vannes), De Dinechin (Auxiliary of Paris), De Germay (Ajaccio), De Kerimel (Grenoble), Delmas (Angers), Dubost (Evry), Dufour (Limoges), Fikart (Auxiliary Emeritus of Paris), Fort (Orleans), Gaschignard (Aire and Dax), Ginoux (Montauban), Fréchard (Emeritus of Auch), Gaidon (Emeritus of Cahors, +2011) Guillaume (Emeritus of Saint-Dié), Herbreteau (Agen), Kalist (Limoges), Kratz (Auxiliary of Strasbourg), Le Bègue Germiny (Blois), Lebrun (Saint-Etienne), Mathieu (Saint-Dié), Nahmias (Meaux), Pansard (Chartres), King (Frejus-Toulon), Riocreux (Pontoise), Scherrer (Laval) and Séguy (Emeritus of Autun).
GABON: Archbishop Mvé Engone (Libreville) and Bishop Madega Lebouankenham (Mouila).
GERMANY: Cardinal Brandmüller (President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Historical Sciences), Bishops Ackermann (Trier), Dick (Auxiliary Emeritus of Cologne), Hanke (Eichsttät), König (Auxiliary of Paderborn), Mixa (Augsburg), Ostermann (Auxiliary Emeritus of Münster), Overbeck (Essen), Zdarsa (Augsburg) and Ziegelbauer (Auxiliary of Augsburg).
HAITI: Archbishop Gayot (Emeritus of Cap-Haitien, +2010).
HUNGARY: Bishops Farhat (Nuncio in Austria) and Lajos Varga (Auxiliary of Vác).
ITALY: Cardinals Antonelli (Florence), Bagnasco (Genoa), Bartolucci (Choirmaster Emeritus of the Sistine Chapel +2013), Caffarra (Bologna), De Paolis (Prefect of Economic Affairs), Piovanelli (Emeritus of Florence), Poggi (Librarian Emeritus of the Holy See, +2010), Scola (Venice), Archbishops Accerbi (Prelate of the Order of Malta), Appignanesi (Emeritus of Potenza), Bassetti (Perugia, created cardinal in 2014), Berloco (Apostolic Nuncio in Belgium), Betori (Florence), Boccardo (Spoleto-Norcia), Brugnaro (Camerino-San Severino), Crepaldi (Trieste), De Magistris (Major Penitentiary Emeritus), Fisichella (President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization ), Molinari (L'Aquila), Negri (Ferrara), Pozzo (Secretary of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei), Bishops Ambrose (Piacenza), Cancian (Città di Castello), Cerrato (Ivrea), Giovanetti (Fiesole, retired in 2010), Giusti (Livorno), Lambiasi (Rimini), Miglio (Ivrea), Mistrorigo (Emeritus of Treviso), Oliveri (Albenga-Imperia), Rabitti (Ferrara), Raspanti (Acireale), Ravignani (Emeritus of Trieste), Reali (Porto-Santa Rufina), Scanavino (Orvieto), Sciacca (Secretary to the Government of the Vatican State), Sigismondi (Foligno), Tardelli (San Miniato), Zenti (Verona) and Zuppi (Auxiliary of Rome).
IRELAND: Archbishop Martin (Dublin), Bishops Magee (Cobh) and Moriarty (Emeritus of Kildare and Leighlin).
KAZAKHSTAN: Bishop Schneider (Auxiliary of Astana).
LIECHTENSTEIN: Archbishop Haas (Vaduz).
LITHUANIA: Bishop Bartulis (Siauliai).
MALTA: Bishops Micallef, O.C.D. (Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kuwait) and Depasquale (Auxiliary of Malta, +2011).
MEXICO: Cardinal Sandoval Iñiguez (Emeritus of Guadalajara), Archbishop Suárez Inda (Morelia), Bishops González González (Auxiliary of Guadalajara) and Gutiérrez Valencia (Auxiliary of Guadalajara).
MONACO: Archbishop Barsi (Monaco).
NIGERIA: Cardinal Arinze (Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship), Bishops Ochiagha (Emeritus of Orlu) and Tochukwu Ukwuoma (Orlu).
NEW ZEALAND: Bishop Basil Meeking (Emeritus of Christchurch).
NETHERLANDS: Bishops Punt (Haarlem-Amsterdam), and Van Burgsteden (Emeritus of Haarlem-Amsterdam).
PARAGUAY: Bishop Livieres (Ciudad del Este).
PHILIPPINES: Archbishops Argüelles (Lipa), Lagdameo (Jaro), Palma (Cebu), Bishops Escaler (Emeritus of Ipil), De Gregorio (Administrator of the Prelature of Batanes), Hobayan (Emeritus of Cazarman), Tobias (Novaliches) and Vergara (Pasig).
POLAND: Cardinals Dziwisz (Krakow), Nycz (Warsaw), Archbishops Golebiewski (Wroclaw), Zycinski (Lublin, + 2011), Bishops Balcerek (Auxiliary of Poznań), Cieslik (Auxiliary of Koszalin-Kolobrzeg), Czaja (Opole), Depo (Zamosc-Lubaczow), Dziuba (Lowicz) Gorny (Rzeszów), Malysiak (Auxiliary Emeritus of Krakow), Mizinski (Auxiliary of Lublin), Pieronek (Auxiliary Emeritus of Sosnowieck), Rys (Auxiliary of Krakow), Stobrawa (Auxiliary of Opole), Szkodon (Auxiliary of Krakow) and Watroba (Rzeszów).
PORTUGAL: Bishop Faria (Emeritus of Funchal).
PUERTO RICO: Bishops Corrada del Rio (Mayagüez) and Torres Oliveira (Emeritus of Ponce, +2012).
RUSSIA: Archbishop Pezzi (Diocese of Mary Mother of God).
SINGAPORE: Archbishop Goh Seng Chye (Singapore).
SLOVAKIA: Archbishop Bezák (Trnava).
SLOVENIA: Cardinal Rode (Prefect for Consecrated Life).
SPAIN: Cardinals Cañizares Llovera (Prefect for Divine Worship), Martínez Sistach (Barcelona), Herranz Casado (President Emeritus of the Council for Legislative Texts), Navarrete Cortés (Rector Emeritus of the Pontifical Gregorian University, +2010), Archbishops Rodríguez Plaza (Toledo and Primate of Spain), Ureña Pastor (Zaragoza), Bishops Arrieta Ochoa de Chinchetru (Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts), Cases Andreu (Canarias), Fernández González (Córdoba), Iceta Gavicagogeascoa (Bilbao), Martínez Camino (Auxiliary of Madrid and Secretary the Spanish Episcopal Conference) and Yanguas Sanz (Cuenca).
SRI LANKA: Cardinal Ranjith (Colombo).
SWITZERLAND: Bishops Farine (Auxiliary of Lausanne), Genoud (Lausanne and Fribourg, +2010), Huonder (Chur) and Perisset (Nuncio in Germany).
UK: Cardinal O'Brien (Edinburgh and Primate of Scotland, retired in 2013), Archbishops Conti (Glasgow), Longley (Birmingham), McDonald (Emeritus of Southwark), Stack (Cardiff), Bishops Arnold (Auxiliary of Westminster), Brain (Salford), Brainey (Middlesbrough), Campbell (Lancaster), Cunnigham (Hexham and Newcastle), Davies (Shrewsbury), Doyle (Northampton), Drainey (Middlesbrough), Egan (Portsmouth), Gilbert (Aberdeen), Hopes (Auxiliary of Westminster), Kenney (Auxiliary of Birmingham), McGough (Auxiliary of Birmingham), McMahon (Nottingham), Moran (Aberdeen), Pargeter (Auxiliary Emeritus of Birmingham), Sherrington (Auxiliary of Westminster) and Williams (Auxiliary of Liverpool).
UNITED STATES: Cardinals Baum (Major Penitentiary Emeritus), Burke (Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura), DiNardo (Galveston-Houston), Egan (Emeritus of New York), Foley (Grand Master of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, + 2011), George (Chicago, +2015), Levada (Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith), O'Malley (Boston), Wuerl (Washington), Archbishops Apuron (Agana), Aquila (Denver), Brown (Nuncio in Ireland), Brunett (Seattle), Carlson (Saint Louis), Coakley (Oklahoma), Di Noia (Vice President of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei), Hugues (Emeritus of New Orleans), Kurtz (Louisville), Lucas (Omaha), Myers (Newark), Nienstedt (Saint Paul and Minneapolis), Pilarczyk (Emeritus of Cicinnati), Sartain (Seattle), Vigneron (Detroit), Wenski (Miami), Bishops Backer (Birmingham), Bambera (Scranton), Barber (Oakland), Barres (Allentown), Bevard (Saint Thomas), Blair (Toledo, Ohio), Boyea (Lansing), Bruskewitz (Lincoln), Burbidge (Raleigh), Caggiano (Bridgeport), Callahan (LaCrosse), Conley (Auxiliary of Denver), Conlon (Jolliet) Cordileone (Oakland), Cotta (Auxiliary of Sacramento), Cummins (Emeritus of Oakland), D'Arcy (Fort Wayne-South Bend), Dewane (Venice), Di Lorenzo (Richmond), DiMarzio (Brooklynn), Doran (Rockford), Elizondo (Auxiliary of Seattle), Etienne (Cheyenne), Farrell (Dallas), Finn (Kansas City), Foley (Emeritus of Birmingham), Foys (Covington), Gainer (Lexington), García (Monterey), Gelineau (Emeritus of Providence), Hanchon (Auxiliary of Detroit), Hermann (Auxiliary of Saint Louis), Hying (Auxiliary of Milwaukee), Hurley (Grand Rapids), Jugis (Charlotte), Keleher (Emeritus of Kansas City), Kicanas (Tucson), Libasci (Manchester), Loverde (Arlington), Madera Uribe (Emeritus of Fresno), Matano (Burlington), McFadden (Harrisburg, +2013), McManus (Worcester), Morlino (Madison), Mulvee (Emeritus of Providence), Murphy (Rockville Centre), Nevares (Auxiliary of Phoenix), O'Connell (Trenton), Olmsted (Phoenix), Paprocki (Springfield, Illinois), Parkes (Pensacola-Tallahassee), Perry (Auxiliary of Chicago), Provost (Lake Charles), Reiss (Auxiliary of Detroit), Rhoades (Harrisburg), Rice (Auxiliary of Saint Louis), Ricken (Green Bay), Sample (Marquette), Serratelli (Paterson), Silva (Honolulu), Slattery (Tulsa), Timlin (Emeritus of Scranton), Tobin (Providence), Waltersheid (Auxiliary of Pittsburgh), and Van Johnston (Springfield, Missouri).