Posts Tagged ‘new translation of Roman Missal’

New Translation: Google did it Comments 5

Friday, June 15th, 2012
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Among all the opinion pieces about the new translation of the Roman Missal there is one that provides a blind test. It gives 4 translations from Latin into English of the same collect (opening prayer) and asks the reader to pick the translation that is done by Google Translate, an online computer translation program. Father William Grimm then Read more

NZ Bishops’ “No” to liturgical use of Missal Apps for iPad makes sense Comments 0

Friday, June 8th, 2012
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The New Zealand Bishops “no” to liturgical use of Missal Apps for iPad and to the use of other electronic devices in the liturgy makes sense says Dunedin priest Monsignor John Harrison. The Otago Daily times reports that Monsignor Harrison says he has no problem with a ruling that priests should not use electronic devices Read more

Cup or Chalice? The large implications of a small change Comments 4

Friday, May 25th, 2012
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Six months after the imposition of the new English edition of the Roman Missal, the volume of dissatisfaction has moderated. People seem resigned to the wooden and literal translations (“people of good will,” “enter under my roof”), archaic vocabulary (“dewfall,” “consubstantial,” “oblation”), and inflated language of prayer (“holy and unblemished,” “graciously grant,” “paying their homage”). Read more