We have included a local copy of many of the links in addition to the in situ link; some of this material may not be available in the future, and in previous investigations we have found organizations actually scrub their websites and delete and / or change information. Accordingly, we present a local copy. Local copies of the information were taken July 29th 2010.
- "An Interview With Fr. Jeffery Fasching." The Catholic Knight. 2010.
Fr. Fasching is interviewed about why he says the Tridentine mass. Local Copy
- Gamber, Msgr. Klaus. 1993. The Reform of the Roman Liturgy. San Juan Capistrano, California: Una Voce.
A quality piece of scholastic research on the Roman Rite of mass before, during and after Vatican II and how Archbishop Bugnini went about changing the mass.
- Hildebrand, Dietrich von. 1966. "A Case for the Latin Mass."
An article by von Hildebrand--yet another document of paramount importance. Local Copy
- Kenilworth, Madeline. 2010. "Liturgy and Charity." Insidecatholic.com.
An enlightening discussion of both forms of the Roman Rite of mass. Local Copy
- Kopp, Brian. 2010. "Vatican Official: The New Mass is a Passing Phase: In 50 years, that will be entirely clear." The Gregorian Rite.
This article contains the quote that the Novus Ordo mass will be gone in approximately fifty years. Local Copy
- Mirus, Jeff. 2009. "Benedict's Hermeneutic of Continuity." CatholicCulture.org.
This article concisely explains Pope Benedict XVI's "hermeneutic of continuity." Local Copy
- Pope, Msgr. Charles. 2010. "Is the Old Latin Mass Charismatic?" Archdiocese of Washington.
This is a helpful article explaining some aspects of the Extraordinary form of the Roman Rite. Local Copy
- Ratzinger, Joseph Cardinal. 2000. The Spirit of the Liturgy. San Francisco, California: Ignatius Press.
This is the seminal work of then-Cardinal Ratzinger on the Liturgy--he goes into great detail looking at the theology behind the mass.
- Schneider, Most Rev. Athanasius. 2008. Dominus Est--It is the Lord! Pine Beach, NJ: Newman House.
A critical book providing a great background on the theological importance of reverance in the Mass--focusing on the Eucharist--A HIGHLY RECOMMENDED SOURCE.
- Woods, Thomas, Jr. 2008. Sacred Then and Sacred Now: The Return of the Old Latin Mass. Fort Collins, CO: Roman Catholics Books.
A brief, easy-to-read book on what the Latin mass is and why it is so incredibly important.
- Zmirak, John. 2010. "All Your Church are Belong to Us." Insidecatholic.com
In this article, Zmirak takes a balanced look at the two forms of the Roman Rite of mass. Local Copy
- Zmirak, John. 2010. "You May Kiss the Bridey." Insidecatholic.com
Another Zmirak article discussing the Tridentine and Novus Ordo masses. Local Copy
- "Annibale Bugnini." World Lingo.
A bio on Archbishop Annibale Bugnini--the priest who almost single-handedly changed the mass at Vatican II. Local Copy
- "A Remarkable New Book on Vatican II." 2010. A Blog for Dallas Area Catholics.
This is a book review of a new book providing a highly detailed description of some of the issues in Vatican II. Local Copy
- Bonneterre, Rev. Fr. Didier. 1980. The Liturgical Movement: Roots, Radicals, Results. Kansas City, MO: Angelus Press.
A well-researched book on the historical background of the Second Vatican Council.
- Davies, Michael. 2009. Pope Paul's New Mass. Kansas City, MO: Angelus Press.
Michael Davies is one of the foremost researchers on Vatican II. This is book three of his trilogy "Liturgical Revolution." This book deals with Vatican II after Paul VI became pope and provides much detail on Fr. Bugnini.
- Davies, Michael. 2007. Pope John's Council. Kansas City, MO: Angelus Press.
Book two of Davies' trilogy "Liturgical Revolution." This book deals with the beginnings of the Council and John XXIII's part in it.
- Davies, Michael. 2003. Liturgical Time Bombs in Vatican II. Rockford, IL: Tan Books.
A compilation of Davies trilogy "Liturgical Revolution."
- Davies, Michael. Excerpt from Liturgical Time Bombs in Vatican II.
A very helpful excerpt from Davies' book if one wants a quick overview. Local Copy
- Davies, Michael. Annibale Bugnini: The Main Author of the Novus Ordo.
Another great article by Davies on Bugnini's attempted destruction of the mass. Local Copy
- Davies, Michael. The Destruction of Traditional Roman Rite.
Davies is here critiquing Fr. Bonnetere's book "The Liturgical Movement: Roots, Radicals, Results." Local Copy
- Davies, Michael. June 1989. "How the Liturgy Fell Apart: The Enigma of Archbishop Bugnini." AD2000. Vol. 2, No. 5. Pg. 17.
Davies' article is a brief synopsis of his trilogy on Vatican II--it is helpful because he succinctly presents a great deal of interesting information. Local Copy
- Grasmeier, John. 2004. "The Man Behind the Novus Ordo Liturgical Curtain." Angelqueen.org.
Yet more information on Bugnini's involvement with Vatican II and the Novus Ordo mass. Local Copy
- Hildebrand, Dietrich von. 1967. Trojan Horse in the City of God. Manchester, New Hampshire: Sophia Institute Press.
This unrivaled book by the "20th century doctor of the church" is a critical source on the issues surrounding Vatican II and the Novus Ordo mass.
- Lefebvre, Archbishop Marcel. 1982. The Infiltration of Modernism in the Church.
Comments of Archbishop Lefebvre on the events that occurred during and after the Second Vatican Council. Local Copy
- Moynihan, Robert. “The Bitter Struggle.”
Moynihan maintains that Archbishop Annibale Bugnini was not a Freemason, but that he was "deeply influenced by modern secular humanism." This article has some very telling and troubling quotes about Archbishop Bugnini's views.
- Ottaviani, Cardinal Alfredo and Bacci, Cardinal Antonio. 1969. "The Critical Study on the New Order of Mass."
An irreplaceable document decrying Archbishop Bugnini's changes to the mass shortly before Pope Paul VI promulgated the new mass. Local Copy
- The Idea of a Consilium.
This document provides details on the activities of Vatican II from October to December 1963. Local Copy
- Vennari, John. July 2010. "The New Mass: Product of the Deviated Liturgical Movement." Catholic Family NEWS. Vol. 17, No. 7.
This is an incredibly helpful and informative article on the history, background and details of the Novus Ordo which came out of Vatican II. Please contact Catholic Family News to get a copy.
- Wiltgen, Fr. Ralph. 1978. The Rhine Flows into the Tiber: A History of Vatican II. Rockford, IL: Tan Books.
A must-read for anyone doing research on Vatican II.