These organizations accept in principle the documents of the Second Vatican Council, and regard the changes associated with the Council (such as the revision of the Mass) as legitimate, if often prudentially unwise, but celebrate the older forms with the approval of the Holy See.
See Communities using the Tridentine Mass for a more detailed list.
The ancient speaks to the present, and the wisdom of the ages helps us to sense our connection to God.
Liturgy is an invitation to participate in a different world, a different sense of time. The service of Holy Baptism is a happy occasion in the life of the church.
When we open to the page of a particular liturgy, we pray in a particular historical rhythm. Peter’s, we seek to adapt the ancient liturgy for our contemporary times.
When we hold the tension well, liturgy comes alive.
Traditionalist Catholics are members of the Catholic Church who believe that there should be a restoration of many or all of the customs, traditions, liturgical forms, public and private devotions and presentations of the teaching of the Church before the Second Vatican Council (1962–65).