Rorate Caeli

Event: 12th Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage & 8th Pax Liturgica Meeting - Rome, October 27-29, 2023

We will be pleased to welcome you to the 8th Pax Liturgica Meeting which will take place in Rome on Friday 27 October 2023. Participants will be welcomed from 9:00 am and the meeting will begin at 9:45 am to end with the opening of the pilgrimage, with the singing of vespers at Santa Maria dei Martiri (Pantheon) at 5.30pm. For more information on the full programme of the pilgrimage

The 8th meeting will be held at the Patristic Institute Augustinianum, located opposite the Holy Office, on the edge of St Peter's Square (via Paolo VI, 25).


Schedule of the Pilgrimage

Ad Petri Sedem 2023

Friday October 27, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.

Vespers in the Basilica of Sainte-Marie-des-Martyrs (Pantheon),


Saturday, October 28, 2023 

9:30 a.m.: Adoration in the Basilica of Saint-Celse and Saint-Julien

10:30 a.m.: Departure of the Procession to Saint Peter's Basilica

11:30 a.m.: Ceremony of prayer and adoration at the Altar of the Pulpit in St. Peter's Basilica,


Sunday October 29, 2023 at 11 a.m.

Solemn Mass of Christ the King at the Trinité-des-Pèlerins


Schedule of the Conference

The speakers

Rubén Peretó Rivas, Director of the International Centre for Liturgical Studies (CIEL)

Presentation of the Meeting

Mgr Athanasius Schneider, Auxiliary Bishop of Astana,

The principle of tradition in the liturgical life of the Church

Michela Di Mieri, Historian

The story of a return home

Jean-Pierre Maugendre, President of Renaissance Catholique, host of Terre de Mission on TV Liberté

New media (radio, television and social networks) at the service of Tradition

Joseph Shaw, President of the International Federation Una Voce

Presentation of his book on the history of the requests made to the Holy See from 1966 onwards aiming at defendind the usus antiquior.

Father Joao Silveira, missionary priest

Africa, a blessed land for Tradition: mission report

Christian Marquant, President of Paix Liturgique

Today, 50 years after the Council: more than ever it is essential that the sons of Light be as intelligent as the sons of darkness