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My Parish: Where the Two Forms of the Mass Met in Mutual Enrichment

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco celebrates the ‘Mass of the Americas’ using the extraordinary form of the Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., Nov. 16, 2019.

For 14 years, Benedict XVI’s hoped-for interchange between the ordinary and extraordinary forms of the Mass. In many parishes that coexistence had been taking place.