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Universae Ecclesiae (2011)

Summorum Pontificum, Apostolic Letter of Pope Benedict XVI given Motu Proprio (2007)

“Letter Of His Holiness Benedict XVI To The Bishops On The Occasion Of The Publication Of The Apostolic Letter "Motu Proprio Data" Summorum Pontificum (2007)

Ecclesia Dei, Apostolic Letter of Pope John Paul II given Motu Proprio (1988)

Doctrines and decrees of the Council of Trent (1521)

Sacrosanctum Concilium, (Constitution of the Sacred Liturgy), pastoral document of the Second Vatican Council on the (1963)

Mysterium Ecclesiae (Responses To Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects of the Doctrine on the Church), Congregation for the Defense of the Faith (1973)

Ecclesia de Eucharistia (On the Eucharist in its relationship to the Church), Encyclical Letter of Pope John Paul II (2003)

Redemptiones Sacramenentum (Instructions on certain matters to be observed or to be avoided regarding the Most Holy Eucharist), Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (2004)

Mediator Dei, Encyclical on Sacred Liturgy, Pope Pius XII (1947)

Humani Generis, Encyclical of Pope Pius XII Concerning Some False Opinions Threatening To Undermine The Foundations Of Catholic Doctrine (1950)

Tra le Sollecitudini, Encyclical on Instruction on Sacred Music, Pope Pius X (1903)

Ab Aegyptiis (Letter to the theologians of Paris), Pope Gregory IX (1228)

“Worthiness to Receive Communion: General Principles,” Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (2004)

Ad Limina Address on Active Participation, Pope John Paul II to the bishops of the Church in Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and Alsaka (1998)

Dies Domini, Apostolic Letter of Pope John Paul II on “Keeping The Lord's Day Holy” (1998)

Address on Liturgy before the synod of the bishops of Chile, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (1988)  
Books, Writings, and Presentations on Sacred Liturgy  
The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass Dogmatically, Liturgically and Ascetically Explained, Nicholas Gihr (1909) [highly recommended]

Explanation of the Holy Mass, Dom Prosper Gueránger (1885; reprinted, Loretto Press 2005)

The Ceremonies of the Roman Rite, Fortesque, O’Connell & Reid (14th edition, 2003)

The Spirit of the Liturgy (2002), Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

Looking Again at the Question of the Liturgy with Cardinal Ratzinger, Proceedings of the July 2001 Fontgombault Liturgical Conference (2003)

Feast of Faith, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (1981)

A New Song for the Lord, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (1995)

The Spirit of the Liturgy, Romano Guardini (1918)

Preparing Yourself for Mass, Romano Guardini (1939, reprinted 1993)

The Sources of Catholic Dogma, Denzinger (1954)

The Catechism of the Council of Trent, edited under St. Charles Borromeo (1566)

A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin, Collins (1985)  
Missals in Accordance with the 1962 Missale Romanum  
Roman Catholic Daily Missal, Angelus Press (2004)

The New Roman Missal, Father F.X. Lasance, Christina Book Club (1993)

Saint Joseph Daily Missal, St. Bonaventure Press (2004)

The Roman Missal, Bronius Press (2007)
Inside the Vatican

Sacred Music

Sacred Architecture

The Latin Mass Magazine

Catholic World Report

L'Osservatore Romano, weekly newspaper from Vatican in English  





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