Do the laity play an active role in the Tridentine Mass? In High Masses, the rubrics anticipate that the assembly will be present, though this is not required. But — in an exterior sense at least — they don’t say or do very much.
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I have worked out the entire extended form of the Pentecost Vigil with all the texts in place. Here are the the Word document and the PDF version. The PDF version has the correct glyphs for the versicles and the responses. Please get back to me if you find any mistakes. Send to Kindle:
“Benedictine spirituality is a values-based spirituality, centered in Christ… [it] is a liturgical spirituality, centered in the opus dei, the work of God… [it] is a listening spirituality, centered in the Scriptures… [it] is an ecumenical spirituality, centered in hospitality.” — Max Johnson
I enjoyed an image from Give Us This Day‘s morning prayer today.
Comprehensive exams are just around the corner! In the next few weeks, I’ll be wrapping up my reading, and posting the remaining topics for your perusal.
I know many means of prayer. Still, more often than not, my mind keeps nattering on, and I can’t tell the voice of God from all the other voices in there. I know I’m not alone in this; the apostles themselves begged Jesus to teach them how to pray, and the fixed result was such a relief that Christians everywhere still use it daily!
I have just come from viewing “Of Gods and Men” (Des hommes et des dieux), a 2010 film in French and Arabic with English subtitles, directed by Xavier Beauvois. I would STRONGLY recommend it to the readers of Pray Tell.
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity that begins on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 and continues until the feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul on Tuesday, January 25, is a good opportunity for even small parishes to celebrate ecumenical liturgies such as the Liturgy of the Hours at which all Christians can participate and even preside.