Daily Archives: 9 July 2007

Summorum Pontificum P art. 6 – lectionary in the vernacular

There is debate about whether in celebrations of the older Mass the new Lectionary, that is, new readings for the Novus Ordo, could possibly be used in celebrations of the older form of Mass.
 
Art. 6. In Missis iuxta Missale B. … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s 5 Rules of Engagement for after the Motu Proprio is released

Time again to repost these, I think:
Fr. Z’s 5 Rules of Engagement for after the Motu Proprio is released:
1) Rejoice because our liturgical life has been enriched, not because "we win". Everyone wins when the Church’s life is enriched. … Continue reading

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A response to a comment posted

Under the entry Summorum Pontificum: my intro comments and the text one Paul Dion, who inter alia is the theology editor for Parish World, takes Pope Benedict to task for the Motu Proprio. 
His comments exemplify some of the thought … Continue reading

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USA MP Celebrations

My friend the esteemed Fr. Robert Pasley of Mater Ecclesiae in the Diocese of Camden shared photos of their traditional use parish’s MP celebrations:

And with some of the fellows with celebratory cigars in hand:

Fr. gave a splendid sermon at the … Continue reading

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Time Magazine on the MP

Time Magazine has an article on Summorum Pontificum.  My emphases and comments.  I edit out stuff we know already and chew instead on the meat and bone of it.
Why the Pope is Boosting Latin MassSaturday, Jul. 07, 2007 By JEFF … Continue reading

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INDIA: Reception of the MP. Behold the good shepherds.

ASIANews has a good story on the reception of the Motu Proprio in India.  My emphases and comments.
Indian Church welcomes return to Tridentine MassNirmala Carvalho
Mumbai (AsiaNews) – The Indian Church has expressed its satisfaction and hope that it “can take … Continue reading

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Hand Missals and active participation

Long before the Second Vatican Council the ideal of "full, conscious and active" participation at holy Mass had been developed during the Liturgical Movement and taught by Sovereign Pontiffs. 
In his autobiography, Papa Ratzinger described how one of the very … Continue reading

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Clarification about the new Secretary of the Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei”

Some people are saying that His Excellency the present Master of Ceremonies Piero Marini has been appointed as Secretary of the Pontifical Commission "Eccelsia Dei".  
That is not true.   Msgr. MARIO Marini, former undersecretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship … Continue reading

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