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Offline Alpo

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« on: September 01, 2013, 02:58:44 PM »
Does any of the WR parishes or monasteries celebrate services in Latin or include some Latin in their services?
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
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Re: Latin
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2013, 03:53:43 PM »
Does any of the WR parishes or monasteries celebrate services in Latin or include some Latin in their services?

Yes.
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Re: Latin
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2013, 11:09:03 AM »
Well that was informative. :P Is there any pattern for use of Latin or is it up to priest? Does bishops restrict use of non-vernacular language?
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
Leviticus 19:34

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Re: Latin
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2013, 11:26:28 AM »
I don't know if this is related, but I read 2 Esdras in Latin today...  :angel:
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”- St. Ambrose of Milan

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"He who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen." (1 John 4:20)

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Re: Latin
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2013, 12:04:22 PM »
I don't know if this is related, but I read 2 Esdras in Latin today...  :angel:

Did you also understand it?  ;)
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Re: Latin
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2013, 01:23:34 PM »
The Antiochian rite of St. Gregory is mostly in traditional English, but it also uses Latin (for the dismissal), Hebrew (Amen), and Greek (Kyrie eleison and the Good Friday reproaches).

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Re: Latin
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2013, 01:43:00 PM »
I don't know if this is related, but I read 2 Esdras in Latin today...  :angel:

Did you also understand it?  ;)

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“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”- St. Ambrose of Milan

"Now one cannot be a half-hearted Christian, but only entirely or not at all." -Fr. Seraphim Rose

"He who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen." (1 John 4:20)

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Re: Latin
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2013, 02:29:56 PM »
Well that was informative. :P Is there any pattern for use of Latin or is it up to priest? Does bishops restrict use of non-vernacular language?
No pattern that I know of.  No restriction that I know of either.
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
A hasty quarrel kindles fire,
and urgent strife sheds blood.
If you blow on a spark, it will glow;
if you spit on it, it will be put out;
                           and both come out of your mouth

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Re: Latin
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2013, 09:05:00 AM »
Does any of the WR parishes or monasteries celebrate services in Latin or include some Latin in their services?


Christminster uses a little Latin now and again as well I think, but from what I remember visiting there it's not a significant proportion of the services, the bulk of which are in English.
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