It is under the leadership of Bishop Kräutler and Cardinal Hummes.
“Women serving on the altar is not something you see every day – and certainly not at the installation of an Archbishop!”
Father Suitbert stressed the need for liberty and autonomy in matters such as this, and was forceful in emphasizing the need for the U.S. to show Rome that hers is a mature church, not a mission land.
Pray Tell offers three views – from Rita Ferrone, Anthony Ruff OSB, and Paul Inwood.
During the Sundays of Advent, the priests in the Cathedral of the Risen Christ in Lincoln, Nebraska will celebrate the Mass ad orientem, facing the altar and crucifix. The bishop will celebrate midnight Mass on Christmas ad orientem as well. This may take place in other parishes across the Diocese of Lincoln as well.
The canonization rite of Paul VI has been restored, replacing the mostly preconciliar rite Pope Benedict had brought back.
As we end the liturgical year, we are invited to consider the truth that though kings and empires, republics and presidents, dictators and tyrannies come and go, the reign of Christ, the Son of God is eternal, everlasting, without end.