Fr. Lar O’Connor P.P. writes to the Irish Catholic about the coming missal translation,
I just cannot imagine how anyone in the English speaking world with a modicum of literary or sonant intelligence could accept it. It is latinized; It is abstract; it is impersonal; it is archaic; it is full of redundant and superfluous language. It will do nothing to bring a modern congregation to life.
If we make a comparison between the old and new we see in some texts how inadequate and awful the new is.
It [the new missal] is both retrograde and backward looking.
I’m starting to think Fr. O’Connor doesn’t like the new translation. Read his entire letter here.