Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Third Form of the Roman Rite

In all the discussion of the ordinary form and the extraordinary form, people often forget about the third approved form of the Roman Rite, the Anglican Use and its Book of Divine Worship approved for indult use by the USCCB. It is an amazing book really, an extended Book of Common Worship for Catholics written in a high English. It is used in Anglican Use parishes in North America. Those who are attached to this tradition tend to be very attached, and for good reason. For more information, see Anglican Use.


Here is a beautiful lecture on the music in this tradition. It is delivered by Monsignor Andrew Burnham of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, Saturday 15 October 2011, to the Association for Latin Liturgy meeting at St Mary Magdalen, Brighton: