This Saturday/Sunday is the liturgical 1st Anniversary of the implementation of the new, corrected ICEL translation in the USA. I have been exchanging emails today about the findings of Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University concerning how the new translation has been received. Their press release is HERE.
Bad news for the critics of the translation. Anyone with common sense knew how this was going to turn out.
And then there is this:
84% agree or strongly agree from among those who go to Mass weekly or more often.
But keep looking. Even among the rarely or nevers, 63% agree.
And there is this. Look at the changes in 2012 (left) compared to 2011 (right):
And, back to the issue of how often people go to Mass…