For the past week or so, the blog world has been talking about Andrea Grillo’s new book “Beyond Pius V: Conflicting Interpretations of the Liturgical Reform.”
Archive for January, 2014
Recently a friend suggested that I read an article in The American Conservative (January 14) titled “Why Millennials Long for Liturgy: Is the High Church the Christianity of the Future?”
Teaching new music to a congregation can be difficult and depends on a variety of factors including the community’s musical ability.
This is dedicated to all of us liturgical perfectionists who want the liturgy to be a foretaste of heaven.
The Pope approved the De Populo Dei (“On the People of God”), but added that he would prefer De Hierarchia to be put FIRST, followed by De Populo Dei.
Tonight at sung Evensong, Canterbury Cathedral ended its 900-year tradition of excluding females from singing in its choirs.
“The text of the new English missal is lumpen, difficult and odd.”
“A fawning Catholic media that provides little honest reporting about the obvious progressive tendencies of this pontificate is fostering a fantasy of its own.”
Today marks the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, but this year in particular marks the 55th anniversary of Blessed John XXIII’s announcement of his intention to convoke an ecumenical council.
One hears of Catholics today seeing no loss when Mass is replaced by a Word and Communion service – one gets Communion, so what’s the difference?