Liturgy

Catechesis on the Third Edition of the Roman Missal

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Articles, Addresses, and Columns


Musings on Music

Michael Kurek, D.M.A., professor of music at Vanderbilt University


A Universe Brimming with Fruitful Spiritual Life: Reflecting Transcendence in the Liturgy

Most Rev. James D. Conley, S.T.L., Auxiliary Bishop of Denver


Sing a new song with your lives: the promise of the new edition of the Roman Missal

Most Rev. James D. Conley, S.T.L., Auxiliary Bishop of Denver


Encountering The Words of Christ in Mass

Christopher Carstens

This column is regularly updated with reflections on the parts of the Mass, specifically on the revisions of the 3rd Edition of the Missal.

Articles include:

                    What’s in a Word?

                    Acquiring the Liturgical Outlook

                    Seeing Sacramentally: Some Whys and Whats of the Faith

                    A Symbolic Greeting                               

                    The Meaning of the Greeting: The Sign of the Cross (Part 1)

                    The Meaning of the Greeting: The Sign of the Cross (Part 1)

                    The Meaning of the Greeting: The Greeting of the Priest   

                  ...And more          

                 

Preparing the Way for the Roman Missal - 3rd Edition

Louie Verrecchio

This nine-part series explores the prayers of the Mass, the changes, and the meaning behind what we pray as a Church each day.


A Series of Articles on the General Instruction of the Roman Missal

Father William Fitzgerald, O.Praem., STL

This series is helpful in gaining a better understanding in the development of the Mass and of the changes we experienced in 2002. 

Articles include:

                    Some Historical Background

                    The 1969 Order of Mass and General Instruction

                    The Various Editions of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal

                    The Theological Vision of the GIRM (Part 1)

                    The Theological Vision of the GIRM (Part 2)

                    Actual Changes in our Communal Worship

                    Music in the GIRM 2002

   

                  

“The Theological Vision of Sacrosanctam Concilium and the Roman Missal”

from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops


“Liturgy: Translation and Much More”
Cardinal George on the occasion of the approval of the revised Missal


“The Art of Pastoral Translation: At the Service of Communion”
Bishop Allen H. Vigneron’s address at the Gateway Liturgical Conference in St. Louis, MO


Article series from Fr. Douglas Martis, PhD, STD

Director of the Liturgical Institute, University of St. Mary of the Lake

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