Liturgical Resources

The Conventual Sisters of St Dominic hope that the resources and reviews below will be useful in dissolving some of the conflict troubling the Church around the issue of the Sacred Liturgy. As early members of Ecclesia Dei Society in Australia, and as Dominicans devoted to the Liturgy, the use of Latin and monastic traditions (see Prayer and Observances tabs) they wanted to share some of the fruit of their study and discussion.


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True Tradition Explained:  Custodians of Tradition, or Creators? 

1. The Use of the 1962 Missal: An analysis of Papal Actions 1971 - 2021

Let's look at what the recent Popes actually wrote.


2. Girls Serving at the Altar

Few know what the Church really thinks and teaches about this; although She issued a document in the Acta Consiliorum of the Congregation for Divine Worship, 1992, permitting, but not promoting  or encouraging female servers  at the altar (found at 18.35min). 

3. Clarifying the confusion and errors in 'Mass of the Ages' Episode 2. 

In response to requests, the Conventual Sisters of St Dominic reviewed the 'Mass of the Ages', Ep. 2.

 An analysis of the propaganda and misinformation found in ‘The Mass of the Ages’ Episode 2. 

Response to Part 1 and Part 2 of Gregory DiPippo’s points of confusion of our review of Episode 2 of ‘Mass of the Ages’. 

4. How to Give and Receive Holy Communion 

RECOMMENDED for priests, seminarians, youth groups, study groups  and RCIA. 


  • Catechism of the Catholic Church (Part 2 The Liturgy, especially the Holy Eucharist 1322 - 1419) 
  • Mediator Dei (Pope Pius XII, 1947) 
  • Summorum Pontificum and Accompanying Letter (Pope Benedict, 2007) 
  • Traditiones Custodes and Accompanying Letter (Pope Francis, 2021) 
  • Desiderio Desideravi (Pope Francis, 2022)
  • COMPENDIUM of the Eucharist - Congregation for Divine Worship (2016 English Ed.) - Containing liturgical, doctrinal, catechetical and devotional elements to sustain and promote Eucharist faith and piety, requested by the bishops and commissioned by Pope Benedict XVI. 
  • GENERAL INSTRUCTION OF THE ROMAN MISSAL -  Found in full inside every Roman Missal (2011).  
The Spirit of the Liturgy (Cardinal Ratzinger, 2000) 
The History and Future of the Roman Liturgy (Denis Crouan, 2005) 
Father Michael Lang’s Short History of the Roman Rite of Mass series on  
and 'The Second Vatican Council and the Reform of the Rite of Mass'