Celebration Publications will host their third Conference on Effective Liturgy, entitled “Light to the Nations: Comprehensive Immigration Reform and the Church’s Global Commitment to the Poor.” It will take place in San Antonio, Texas, on January 12-14, 2011.
Archive for November 3rd, 2010
There are some indicators that the story is about to break in several places.
by Xavier Rindfleisch
Over the past forty years or more, Protestant and Catholic churches have undertaken a sustained and shared effort at the reform and renewal of Christian worship. Our Catholic brothers and sisters, long accustomed to an emphasis on Holy Communion, have given renewed attention to the place of Scripture and preaching in worship. United Methodists, with our other Protestant brothers and sisters, have given renewed attention to the place of the sacraments, especially Holy Communion, in worship.
Now comes the challenge of trying to explain to people the mysterious moves of the past few months. Those who were on the fence, ready to give up on the Church, will only be more incensed by these latest moves. Those who have been champions of the principles espoused in Liturgiam Authenticam are now scratching their heads…
This should be categorized as “wit” — but I thought a reptilian virgin birth might interest this crowd.
from Fr. Philip Endean, SJ
(To appear in tomorrow’s Tablet, preprinted with author’s permission.)
The Holy Father Benedict XVI has named as Consulters to the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments the Reverend Fathers: