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Latin Mass Resources


Mass and Sacraments

  • Explanation of the Prayers and Ceremonies of Holy Mass – Dom Prosper Guéranger, O.S.B. (Read Online) (PDF)
  • The Holy Mass – St. Alphonsus Liguori (PDF)
  • The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass – Rev. Dr. Nicholas Gihr (Read Online) (PDF)


Other Liturgy

  • Summorum Pontificum (English) (Latin) – the Apostolic Letter of Pope Benedict XVI, issued “motu proprio” (i.e. on his own initiative) specifying the rules, for the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church, for celebrating Mass according to the “Missal promulgated by John XXIII in 1962” (the form known as the Tridentine Mass), and for administering most of the sacraments in the form they had before the liturgical reforms following the Second Vatican Council
  • Liber Usualis (PDF) – Gregorian Chant for every mass of the year
  • The Roman Martyrology (Read Online) (PDF) – 1916 Edition
  • – Online version of 1962 Divine Office, as well as the Ordo of the Mass
  • The Divine Office: Explanation of the Psalms and Canticles – St. Alphonsus Liguori (Read Online) (PDF)

Holy Scriptures and Scripture Commentary


Catholic Classic Books

Available as Public Domain (copyright-free) for download, or available to read online

Online libraries of Catholic classics


Smartphone and Tablet Apps

  • iPieta (iPhone/iPad, Android) – Ordo for Extraordinary Form mass plus daily readings, Douay-Rheims Bible with linked Haydock Commentary and Cantena Aurea, HUGE library of Catholic books, prayers and chaplets
  • Breviarium Meum (iPhone/iPad only) – Breviarium Meum allows you to pray the traditional (1962) Latin breviary of the Catholic Church wherever you go
  • Liber Pro (iPhone/iPad only) – The 1961 Liber Usualis, a book of over 2,300 pages of Gregorian Chant for use throughout the liturgical year, in an electronic searchable app
  • iMass (iPhone/iPad only) – View Holy Mass each day directly on your iPhone, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form by FSSP priests at Christ the King Catholic Church in Sarasota, FL. The app also provides the text of the Mass of the day according to the 1962 Missal.

Websites of Interest

St. Benedict’s Parish

521 McCosh Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320 | 757.543.0561 (Office) | 757.543.3510 (Fax) | frdam