Salve! This post is meant to be a base for finding Catholic Latin essentials.
I hope some (or all!) of these links will be helpful to you and your family:
- Intro to Traditional Latin Mass in comic-book format (Know Your Mass, 1954) https://web.archive.org/web/20141005200830/http://www.ccwatershed.org/blog/2014/apr/9/know-your-mass-demetrius-manousos-1954/ (First link in post is the PDF download for this)
- In-depth how-to’s are at https://sanctamissa.org/en/
- Basic Catholic Prayers in Latin and English: https://www.fisheaters.com/prayers.html
- Divine Office Traditional Texts, Latin and English, pre-arranged for each day, http://divinumofficium.com/cgi-bin/horas/officium.pl
- Online Kyriale: http://www.ccwatershed.org/kyriale/ (Music and recordings for many settings of the five main parts of Mass, aka The Ordinary of the Mass, used in both EF and OF: Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei)
- Latin Hymns & Chants: http://gregorian-chant-hymns.com/hymns-2/ Dozens of important chant hymns with audio files and printable sheet music (chant notation)
- Simplest Latin Textbook: Getting Started with Latin by William Linney. Reviewed here: https://learnchurchlatin.com/2019/05/15/getting-started-with-latin-by-william-e-linney/ It’s available from many online retailers.
- Best Latin Textbook Series: Latin by the Natural Method by Fr. William Most. Free PDFs here and paperbacks can be ordered from here.
Latin Reading Material:
- Scripture I love the Catholic Scripture Manuals by Madame Cecilia, with the English and Latin texts and loads of wonderful explanatory notes. St. Matthew St. Mark St. Luke St. John Acts of the Apostles
- (Advanced) For full-text Latin works, here is a through site (the site is in Latin also): http://www.documentacatholicaomnia.eu
May God bless you! Best wishes for all of your family’s Latin-related endeavors!