A Reformation Meditation for Those Who Shape Worship

In a time of liturgical questions, changes, challenges, reforms, and reforms of reforms, filled with arguments, disputes, power plays, and power players, perhaps a bit of psalmist-inspired Reformation perspective is in order. If it worked for 16th century Martin Luther and 20th century Roman Catholic hymnal editors, perhaps we 21st century folk can profit from it as well.

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Re-Reading Sacrosanctum Concilium: Article 9

Articles 9 – 13 describe more exactly the relationship between the liturgy and other ecclesial actions. The proximate background to this article is Pius XII’s address to the 1956 International Congress of Pastoral Liturgy at Assisi and Rome, where the Pontiff repudiated any notions that the liturgy could or should absorb all others functions and actions of the Church.

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