Posts Tagged ‘chalice’

Chalice versus cup Comments 5

Friday, May 25th, 2012

He thinks that some of the vocabulary in the new English translation of the Roman Missal is ill-chosen, but Fr Merv Duffy sm considers that the translators “are right in using the word ‘chalice’ rather than the word ‘cup’ because the symbol we see elevated is something special, rather than something ordinary”. Read Fr Merv Duffy’s Read more

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

Friday, May 25th, 2012

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