Rorate Caeli

New design

Congratulations to Mr. Donald Taylor for winning our "Virtual Kermesse" with the new template you are now able to enjoy. It provides the exact amount of continuity and conservative and minor alterations we were looking for: that is "organic development" for you... If you have any suggestions to improve the new design, please, post them in our comment box or send them to us and we will ask Mr. Taylor to verify if any of them can be satisfactorily implemented.

We thank the best overall Catholic bookseller in the English-speaking world, Angelus Press, for their generous support of our contest - overall, because, from children's classics (Know your Mass) to what is considered by most to be the most complete laity Missal, from official doctrinal masterpieces (Catechismus ad parochos) to the official books of the Traditional Roman Liturgy (including the Breviarium Romanum or the Rituale), Angelus Press consistently prints and/or offers excellent publications. Visit their website frequently and watch out for their latest announcements. (This is certainly not an ad, but a sincere acknowledgment of the gift that Angelus Press is to the world.)

A very happy Whitsuntide to all!


  1. The design of Rorate has always been great and traditional and most important very catholic. So the new design has to be all of that but even better :-)

  2. Congrats on the new design. I like it very much.

    One minor suggestion: the Name of the blog is a little hard to read as it is embedded in the beautiful painting. Perhaps some additional darker line outlining the words will make them more visible.

    Thank you for your all work!

  3. Gratias5:00 PM

    The new design is nice, but the Lamb was your distinct logo.

    Happy Pentecost Sunday everyone. Hope we can all attend an EF mass today.

  4. LOL... The Lamb was always used only for the period between Easter Sunday and Pentecost.


  5. This is a fantastic design to a fantastic blog!

    Angelus is indeed one of the better publishers out there (TAN also comes to mind)!

    I have a leather hand missal printed by them. Unlike many publishers, they still (to my knowledge) print all of their publications in America. The quality is top-shelf.

  6. S. Petersen8:54 PM

    Now you fly!

  7. There is no search box in the new design.

  8. Beautiful work on the site design refresh!

  9. i thought frames were out. in opera 10.10 i get a horizontal scroll bar below the pictorial header over which the latin header floats opaquely partly offscreen to the right.

  10. Nice work on the site -- I especially like the new mobile design.


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