Tag Archives: ICEL

Ireland: obsessing over the wrong problem

The Church in Ireland is in trouble!   Disaster looms!   The meteor is coming straight at them!
The NEW TRANSLATION of the Missal must be STOPPED!
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are at the top of the cliff.  Sundance is afraid … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: priest changing the lame-duck translation or starting early with the new


From a priest reader:
The new translation is coming up in Advent.  I can hardly wait!  Now we are stuck using the old “lame-duck” translations, as you call it.  I’d use a different phrase.
Honestly, I hate the present translation so much, … Continue reading

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Google Translator v. Lame-Duck ICEL – COLLECT 27th Sunday

Google Translator has added Latin.  I am skeptical.
That said.
A reader sent this:
Noting your skepticism about Google Translate’s addition of Latin, I have a suggestion: What if we tried a head-to-head comparison of Google Translate to the old ICEL translation? … Continue reading

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NEW TRANSLATION 1st Sunday of ADVENT 2011!

The USCCB issued a press release:
CARDINAL GEORGE ANNOUNCES VATICAN APPROVAL OF NEW ROMAN MISSAL ENGLISH-LANGUAGE TRANSLATION, IMPLEMENTATION SET FOR FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT 2011 [Do I hear an "Amen!"?] U.S. Adaptations to Mass Prayers Also ApprovedParish Education Efforts Urged To Precede … Continue reading

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About “jumping the gun” with the new ICEL translation – WDTPRS POLL

The other day my good friend Fr. Ray Blake of Brighton posted an entry on his blog St. Mary Magdalen about ad experimentum use of the new ICEL translation for Holy Mass.  
He has some corrections to make in … Continue reading

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“Consubstantial” – Who do people REALLY say that He is?

The new translation contains an alarming new threat.
"Consubstantial"
By clinging to the inaccurate rendering of "consubstantialem Patri" in the Creed as "one in being with the Father", liberals obfuscate the dogma of the Church that Jesus is God, that He is … Continue reading

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His Hermeneuticalness on the upcoming new ICEL translation

WDTPRS has had something to do with the issue of liturgical translations.  But we do like to see the good observations made by others. 
His Hermeneuticalness has posted a good entry over at his place.
Many of us will be profoundly … Continue reading

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His Excellency Bishop Trautman’s article in America

His Excellency Donald W. Trautman, the Erie bishop in Pennsylvania, Chairone of the Bishops Committee on Liturgy, and general enemy of the Holy See’s norms for liturgical translation had an article in that bastion of liturgical wisdom America magazine.  I … Continue reading

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