Resources for the Extraordinary Form of the Mass
(Traditional Latin Mass)

What earlier generations held as sacred remains sacred and great for us too,
and it cannot be all of a sudden entirely forbidden and even considered harmful.

Benedict XVI letter to Bishops July 7, 2007

On this 1st anniversary (7/16) of Traditionis Custodes, the uncharitable document from Pope Francis that seeks to bury what "generations held as sacred," I offer for your consideration Why the Sacred Must Triumph


Latin Mass Audio Tracks:

The following soundtracks in .mp3 format represent approximations of what the various parts of the Latin Mass should sound like in Latin. It is recommended that they be listened to while reading the relevant text in a hand missal or Missale Romanum. These begin to play as soon as they are downloaded. To save a local copy, right-click on the player and select "Save Audio As" then choose where you want the file saved.

  1. The Ordinary of the Mass

    - 13:54 minute soundtrack. The standard prayers and responses in the Missa Lecta. These are done clara voce - that is, in a clear voice.

  2. Sunday Preface

    - 1:05 minute soundtrack. The Preface of the Most Holy Trinity - also done in a clear voice.

  3. Weekday Preface

    - 0:40 second soundtrack. The Common Preface - also done in a clear voice.

  4. Whispered pre-Canon

    - 5:39 minute soundtrack. The secreto parts of the Mass before the Canon.

  5. Whispered Canon

    - 7:57 minute soundtrack. The Roman Canon.

  6. Whispered post-Canon

    - 4:45 minute soundtrack. The secreto parts of the Mass after the Canon.

  7. Requiem Introit

    - The Proper (4 Esdras 2: 34-35 and Psalms 64: 2,3) for the funereal (exequial) Requiem - clara voce

  8. Requiem Collect

    - The Proper for the funereal Requiem - clara voce

  9. Requiem Epistle

    - The Proper (1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18) for the funereal Requiem - clara voce

  10. Requiem Gradual

    - The Proper (4 Esdras 2: 34-35 and Psalms 111: 7) for the funereal Requiem - clara voce

  11. Requiem Tract

    - The Proper (for the funereal Requiem - clara voce

  12. Requiem Sequence

    - The Proper (Dies Irae) for the funereal Requiem - clara voce

  13. Requiem Gospel

    - The Proper (John 11: 21-27) for the funereal Requiem - clara voce

  14. Requiem Offertory

    - The Proper for the funereal Requiem - clara voce

  15. Requiem Secret

    - The Proper for the funereal Requiem - secreto

  16. Requiem Preface

    - The Proper for the funereal Requiem - clara voce

  17. Requiem Communion

    - The Proper (4 Esdras 2: 35, 34) for the funereal Requiem - clara voce

  18. Requiem Postcommunion

    - The Proper for the funereal Requiem - clara voce