“Yes, he’s the bishop of Rome, yes, he’s got a special place in the church … but people need to wean themselves off looking to him constantly and assuming that everything he does we have to do, and everything he doesn’t do, we can’t do,” Adam DeVille told NCR.
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Several Catholic organizations, including “Una Voce,” have joined up for an international gathering, “Coetus Internationalis pro Summorum Pontificum,” Italian media are reporting.
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?
“It has a beauty to it that is beyond discussion, at least to reasonable people.” – Cardinal Burke on the pre-Vatican II “extraordinary form” Mass
Should catechumenal and adult Catholic catechetical programs include classes in the Greek and Latin languages?
“You’ve got a generation now that is looking for more commitment and greater certitude, and strangely enough, more discipline and clearer teachings. Modernity now for young people is old-fashioned.” Fr. Kramer, pastor of the Extraordinary Form parish in Rome
I propose that a revised EF missal for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter octave inclusive might foster greater enichment between the two forms. In this way, parishes which celebrate both forms can share in the mysteries of the summit of the Christian year rather than follow two different paths for the lectionary and presidential prayers.
“This wonderful celebration is an opportunity to experience beautiful music in its intended spiritual setting, but also to be immersed in the rich symbolism of the Tridentine Mass…By becoming more familiar with and deeply rooted in the Mass of the 1962 Missale Romanum, we can better understand the Missale Romanum of Pope Paul VI and its accompanying ars celebrandi.”