Posts Tagged ‘Ad orientem’

Cardinal Dew appointed to Congregation for Divine Worship Comments 0

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Congregation for Divine Worship

New Zealand will now have a voice when the liturgy is discussed in Rome. Cardinal John Dew, the Archbishop of Wellington, has been appointed to the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments. The congregation deals with liturgical questions and the celebration of the sacraments. Dew is one of 27 new appointees named by the Read more

Pope tells liturgy chief what is and isn’t the norm at Mass Comments 4

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Pope Francis has expressly told the Vatican’s liturgy chief that the extraordinary form of the Mass should not be the norm. Francis met with Cardinal Robert Sarah, the prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, on July 10. This followed comments by the cardinal at a liturgy conference in London last week. Cardinal Sarah invited Read more

Pope OKs study into ordinary, extraordinary forms: Prefect Comments 4

Friday, July 8th, 2016

The Vatican’s liturgy chief has said Pope Francis has given the go ahead for a study into the ordinary and extraordinary forms of the Mass. Cardinal Robert Sarah said this at the Sacra Liturgia conference in London recently. The cardinal said the Pope has asked him to “to study the question of a reform of Read more

Worship prefect calls for Masses celebrated towards east Comments 4

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

The Vatican’s liturgy chief has called on priests to celebrate parts of the Mass facing the east, as this is what Vatican II wanted. The prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Cardinal Robert Sarah, made this call in an interview with a French Catholic magazine. Cardinal Sarah said Read more