On Wednesday, March 31, a liturgy of lamentation and penance was held in St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna in the context of the many cases of physical and sexual abuse which have come to light in Austria and elsewhere in recent weeks. Over 3,000 people took part. Cardinal Christoph Schönborn and Catholic theologian Veronica Prüller-Jagenteuful read the following confession.
Archive for March, 2010
At the liturgy of lamentation and penance in Vienna mentioned above, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn made the following remarks.
According to the Sacramentary, “In case of serious public need, the local Ordinary may permit or decree the addition of a special intention.” Let us pray, dear friends, for the victims of sexual abuse…
We’d love to know about your celebration of the sacred mysteries this week.
This morning The Petition -you know which one – hit the 20,000 mark.
So many steps in this process, so many possibilities for delay at every turn.
Link to a version of the Stations of the Cross, arranged for public use, with optional meditations on the suffering of God’s people today.
Trinity Church, Wall Street, has long been a leader in pioneering new uses of the internet for evangelization and catechesis. Now they bring the Maundy Thursday adoration to the world with a “Virtual Vigil.”