I would love for someone to reflect on liturgy as political ideology
Archive for June, 2012
Over at the Chant Cafe they have the text of the address by Msgr. Andrew Wadsworth, Executive Secretary of ICEL, at the meeting of the Church Music Association of America. There are a number of interesting features.
The principles underlying the new translation of the Mass fail to make any distinction between ‘deep’ and ‘surface’ structures of language.
I don’t know whether Bishop Morlino is mandating or simply making strong suggestions about funeral vestments. I look forward to finding out.
Bishop Morlino of Madison, WI instructed his priests at a funeral this morning to wear purple or black vestments for funerals.
The new secretary of the CDW is Bishop Arthur Roche, bishop of Leeds and chairmen of ICEL 2002-2012.
Bishop Edward Braxton has removed William Rowe as pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mount Carmel, Illinois, because he rewords the texts of the liturgy.
Each week this summer, a Pray Tell contributor puts up a question for discussion. Here is this week’s.
Others suggest that the increased professionalism and prominence given to the music ministry may work against congregational participation.
The Vatican website for the Year of Faith is up.