Category: Sodalitium Pianum

Notice of Lenten Hiatus

Notice of Lenten Hiatus

In order to enter more deeply into the spirit of Lent, the Sodalitium Pianum blog will be taking a hiatus from posting new content until Holy Week. At that time, we will do our best to post YouTube videos of the fully traditional (i.e., Pre-Bugnini/Pius XII) ceremonies of Holy Week. Some of these ceremonies have…

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Older Post Formatting Has Been Updated

Older Post Formatting Has Been Updated

Dear Readers- If you have been following this blog for a while, you know we migrated blog platforms in February of 2017. As a result of that platform migration, many of the older posts (particularly those between October/2016 – January/2017) suffered irritating formatting issues (e.g., The old white font on black background was transposed onto…

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Does the Vatican Read Sodalitium Pianum?

Does the Vatican Read Sodalitium Pianum?

Some interesting viewers today (and not for the first time): Interesting that someone in the Vatican would be Googling for an English translation of St. Alphonsus’s Theologia Moralis.   Since even the modernist prelates are proficient in Latin (e.g., I even studied Latin in an American Novus Ordo seminary before coming to Tradition), I am guessing…

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Explanation for Deleted Posts

Explanation for Deleted Posts

Blog readers might notice I have deleted two recent posts, and wonder why. First, the priest to whom I submit original articles for review raised an objection to the article “Archbishop Lefebvre Explains Himself.” He stated that I had not properly understood and/or represented Bishop Tissier’s (and consequently Avrille’s) explanation/distinction between the conciliar church and…

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Program of the Sodalitium Pianum

Program of the Sodalitium Pianum

Following in the footsteps of Pope St. Pius X and Monsignor Benigni, we make the following prayer and program our own.  All the text which follows is a slightly improved Google Translation Fraternal Prayer of the “Sodalitium Pianum” Jesus Christ Our Lord and Savior, We beg you for the triumph of your holy Cause against…

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The Sodalitium Pianum Blog has added “Categories”

The Sodalitium Pianum Blog has added “Categories”

As a courtesy to our readers, the Sodalitium Pianum blog has added “categories” (or “tags”) to the top of all our articles and posts. A category pertains to a particular subject, such as: SSPX Marriages; Bishop Williamson; Jewish Question; SSPX/Rome; Bishop Faure; Non Una Cum; Novus Ordo; etc. So, if for example you wanted to…

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Contact Form Added

Contact Form Added

Dear Readers- Sodalitium Pianum has added a “Contact” form. To get in touch with the Editor, just complete the form which you will see in the right-hand sidebar, if you scroll down a bit, and we will get to your message as soon as possible. Semper Idem, Sean Johnson

Archiving Project

Archiving Project

  For posterity and review, I have added seven older original articles I had written for previous blog or fora platforms. The posting of new original articles will now resume going forward.

Who Was Monsignor Umberto Benigni?

Who Was Monsignor Umberto Benigni?

  “Umberto Benigni was a Catholic priest and Church historian, who was born on 30 March 1862 in Perugia, Italy and died on 27 February 1934 in Rome. A lecturer in Church history from 1885, one year after his ordination to the priesthood, he also engaged in journalism, at first locally, and became in 1893…

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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

  “In reaction to the movement within the Roman Catholic Church known as Modernism, Pope [St.] Pius X issued in 1907 the encyclical Pascendi Dominici Gregis and the decree Lamentabili Sane Exitu, which condemned the movement as a heresy. To ensure enforcement of these decisions, Monsignor Umberto Benigni organized, through his personal contacts with theologians,…

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