Tune it to “At Home with Jim and Joy” for their live phone-in show today at 1:30 pm ET when the focus is on preparing for Lent. I bring my weekly offering to the show, telling how I usually prepare for this annual season and what I’ll be reading this year – one volume might be a surprise!
A scheduled meeting of Pope Francis with the Council of Cardinal Advisors began this morning in the Vatican. These meetings usually last three days, with the press office issuing a summary of the work accomplished on Wednesday.
POPE CONFIRMS FSSP RIGHT TO USE LITURGICAL BOOKS IN FORCE IN 1962
From Fribourg, Switzerland, February 21, 2022
In a February meeting with 2 members of FSSP in Rome, “the Pope made it clear that institutes such as the Fraternity of St. Peter are not affected by the general provisions of the Motu Proprio Traditionis Custodes, since the use of the ancient liturgical books was at the origin of their existence and is provided for in their constitutions.
“The Holy Father subsequently sent a decree signed by him and dated February 11, the day the Fraternity was solemnly consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, confirming for the members of the Fraternity the right to use the liturgical books in force in 1962, namely: the Missal, the Ritual, the Pontifical and the Roman Breviary.”
For more: Official communiqué of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter – FSSP
Photo: Fr. Paul-Joseph (left) and Fr. Vincent Ribeton (right) with Pope Francis – © Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter