This is a photo of Bishop Richard Umbers, 46, auxiliary bishop of Sydney (the youngest bishop in Australia and the first born in the 1970’s) from the Opus Dei prelature, celebrating a pontifical extraordinary form of the Roman Rite Mass recently, in the Sydney suburb of Arcadia.
He celebrated the old liturgy quite regularly as a priest as well, and it is rather unusual for Opus Dei clergy to do this. Umbers has been a bishop for less than twelve months.
Perhaps it is evidence that among a younger generation of Catholics, the Tridentine Mass is becoming far more popular.
With talk of a much touted reconciliation with the Society of St Pius X, it may indeed a sign that in the future, older liturgical forms will become more common place in church life.
HAT TIP: ANDREW RABEL