See these legally free ebooks:
- Holy Mass: The Eucharistic Sacrifice and the Roman Liturgy, by Rev. Herbert Lucas, S.J. [1852-1933] (St. Louis: B. Herder; London: Manresa Press, 1914). With Imprimatur.
See also the texts and ebooks listed on the pages Liturgy and Sacraments, and on the Project’s 08 July 2020 post “Worth-it ebook: “The Genius and Timeliness of the Traditional Latin Mass”, by Peter Kwasniewski“, as well as these related texts:
- The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass; Dogmatically, Liturgically and Ascetically Explained, 3rd edition, by Rev. Dr. Nicholas Gihr, translated from the sixth German edition (St. Louis, Mo.: B. Herder, 1908). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats (pdf, epub, mobi/kindle, etc.) at Internet Archive and Open Library. An earlier edition (Freiburg im Breisgau, Vienna, Munich, Strassburg, St. Louis: B. Herder, 1902) is available at Internet Archive and Open Library, with another imprint (St. Louis, Mo.: B. Herder, 1902) available at Internet Archive and Open Library. An excerpt from a 1918 edition, “The Saints of the Canon of the Mass”, reprinted from The Catholic Voice, is available in PDF format through this page of Sancta Missa.
- Nothing Superfluous: An Explanation of the Symbolism of the Rite of St. Gregory the Great, by the Rev. James W. Jackson, FSSP (Lincoln, NE: Redbrush, 2016). With Imprimatur. The printed book (softcover/paperback) may be purchased on this page of Fraternity Publications. The paperback and the ebook (which may be read for free by Amazon Kindle subscribers) may be available at Amazon. [See also this review by Peter Kwasniewski “Nothing Superfluous — A Masterful Spiritual Guide to the Traditional Mass” (September 12, 2016) at the New Liturgical Movement.]
On the Feast of Saint Gregory the Great and Saint Pius X in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite. For other texts and ebooks, you may access the List of Free eBooks (Arranged by Title), the List of Free eBooks (Grouped by Subject), the List of Worth-It Catholic Books & eBooks, and the main page of the Catholic eBooks Project.