p.s. We are supposed to be having a Missa Cantata on Candlemas, it would be much better if it was High Mass, are there any priests willing to come and assist, I want to be deacon - any volunteers to Celebrant and Subdeacon? Beds and dinner available!
If there are any Deacons or Subdeacons out there that would like to assist Fr Blake to celebrate Candlemas in Brighton it would be a great boon for TLM Catholicism. No doubt the Mass will be celebrated ad Orientem in the Extraordinary Form, and if not undoubtedly with the Benedictine Altar arrangement which ''re-orients'' the congregation inwardly ''eastward'' to the Sacrifice of the Cross, as our omniscient and benevolent Holy Father, who knows so much about Liturgy, has said, binding and loosing that which is on earth, just like when he declared Limbo superfluous to the Gospel (thereby changing the destinies of however many millions of souls).
Oh wait...there are no Deacons or Subdeacons in the Roman Church since there are only Popes and Priests, the ''Extraordinary Form'' is pernicious crap, and facing the correct way liturgically is, for some obscure reason, a legitimate option. (Chortles). If this is the face of Traditional Catholicism, I want no part in it.
My very own post scriptum: Did the MC in this photo cover and uncover the Ciborium and Chalice? If not, why is he kneeling to the right of the Celebrant?