Tag Archives: Benedictine Arrangment

New, Corrected Translation won’t be enough

Over at Vultus Christi Fr. Mark Kirby, OSB, is, with my editing, emphases (mostly) and comments…
Pondering
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Mass Facing the People: The Single Greatest Obstacle to the Reform [That is what the great liturgist Klaus Gamber thought.  Turning altars around was … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the “Benedictine arrangement”

At NLM there are photos of a “Benedictine arrangement” of an altar in Bogota.

The “Benedictine arrangement” is, of course, the placement of the Crucifix with candles at a versus populum Mass such that the Crucifix becomes the common focus, not … Continue reading

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Papal visit to Scotland: rumors about defiance of “Benedictine arrangment”

Damian Thompson posted this over at his place. 
My emphases and comments.
The Pope’s Mass in Glasgow: are Benedict XVI’s liturgical wishes being ignored?
Pope Benedict XVI likes to celebrate Mass on an altar bearing six candles, or seven if there … Continue reading

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