THE CLASSICAL ROMAN RITE WITH
THE INSTITUTE OF CHRIST THE KING
“The primary way to foster the participation of the People of God in the sacred rite is the
proper celebration of the rite itself. The ars celebrandi is the best way to ensure their actuosa
participatio. The ars celebrandi is the fruit of faithful adherence to the liturgical norms in all
their richness…” Pope Bendict XVI, Apostolic Exhortation Sacramentum Caritatis, 38
All seriously interested priests and deacons who would like to understand the Classical Roman Rite more fully and wish to learn its dignified celebration according to its genuine spirit are fraternally invited to contact the American Offices of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest at 773-363-7409 or
During this historical moment, we offer priests and deacons the opportunity to be introduced to the Rites of the Classical Roman Liturgy individually or in small groups while living with the Institute’s community at one of our Oratories in the United States or at our International Seminary near Florence/Italy. Thus, our fellow clergy is kindly invited to live the daily celebration of the Roman Liturgy in an atmosphere based on the spirit of faithful Romanity cherished since its beginnings by the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest.
The demand is growing and we may have to ask for your patience. However, time frames can be adapted to the circumstances of our priestly confreres. No fee is asked, however a fraternal donation to the household of the respective community would be welcome.
The above is taken from the Institute’s website, linked at right. Of course the Institute, the FSSP and even the SSPX have always provided help to those priests who want to learn the TLM. But surely there is no better sign of the tremendous growth in interest about the traditional Mass than the recent, public , large-scale efforts to train diocesan priests and deacons in the traditional liturgy. First, the FSSP/Una Voce project, now the ICRSP. If you know any priest who has a sincere desire to offer the traditional Mass in his parish, or privately, in anticipation of the hoped-for MP, the Institute will train them well.
Imagine, if you will, if just 10% of parish priests offered at least one traditional Mass a week. Think of the good that would do.