“This collection provides easier chants for a schola or choir to sing at Mass (for example, as a prelude, as an entrance chant, at the preparation of the offerings, or as a communion chant) and at other liturgical celebrations. It is intended for those many situations in which it is not yet possible to sing the proper chants in the Graduale Romanum.” – from the Foreword
Archive for July 19th, 2012
“I am hearing that these young seminarians are put off by the aura of narrow, angry, bitterness exuded by some of their ‘elder’ brother seminarians.” – Sherry Anne Weddel
Among the suggestions for “mutual enrichment” of the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms is the suggestion that the Offertory prayers of the 1962 Missal either replace or be allowed as an alternative to the prayers at the Preparation of the Gifts in the Ordinary Form. What do you think?