Tag Archives: Missale Romanum

QUAERITUR: With what level of voice should priests say those quiet prayers?

From a priest: A thought: In the rubrics of the Missal, would you agree that a change in a word signifies a change in action? Looking at the prayers that the priest says that are not directed to the congregation, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS REVIEW: Editions of the Roman Missal with the new, corrected translation

Several priests have asked me my opinion about editions of the Roman Missal with the new, corrected English translation. They don’t know which version to purchase and wanted my insights. One priest wrote with additional information. Here’s the list: Liturgical … Continue reading

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Revising and updating the 1962 Missale Romanum

Sandro Magister at Chiesa has in interesting piece about the activity of the Holy See. Here is a little bit of what he offered. VATICAN CITY, September 19, 2011 – “The activity of the Holy See” is a hefty volume … Continue reading

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What to do with obsolete ICEL Missals – “Sacramentaries”

People have been asking what to do with obsolete editions of the lame-duck Sacramentary. I have made some suggestions in the past. The Canadian Bishops gave their own suggestion. For real. De-commissioning the Sacramentary 1. After the Prayer after Communion, … Continue reading

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The live dog or the dead lion? About the saints, our prayers, and their intercession.

I just finished writing a column for The Wanderer.  In this week’s burnt offering I was looking at the intercessions made after the consecration during the 3rd Eucharistic Prayer.  Here is something of what I wrote: There is one mediator … Continue reading

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Bishops of England and Wales on the New Corrected Translation

The bishops of England and Wales are asking that a Pastoral Letter about the new, corrected translation of the Roman Missal be read on Sunday 29 May.  I noticed it on the blog Caritas in Veritate of my friend Fr. … Continue reading

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RELEASED: Instruction “Universae Ecclesiae” – the text and my initial observations

Today the Instruction Universae Ecclesiae (UE) has been released.  I reformatted the documents I received and make them available in English HERE, or Latin HERE. Here are some rapid points to help you read the document on your own.   The … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The smoke of Satan

From a reader: I have a question regarding this document in reference to Pope Benedict XVI’s Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum. In Conferentiarum Episcopalium, which was issued by the sacred Congregation of Divine Worship on October 28th, 1974, the use of … Continue reading

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A Pope as tough on himself as he was on others

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald comes this story about a saintly Pope in difficult times. My emphases and comments: The holy pope who lived on vegetable broth and crayfish St Pius V (April 30), who excommunicated … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Which ’62 altar missal should I buy?

From a priest reader: Fr. Z, I’ve decided to take the plunge and use my Christmas money to buy a 1962 Missale Romanum for the altar, so I can get up to speed on the EF in the next year. … Continue reading

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