Posts Tagged ‘Lectionary’

A new Lectionary: more than one translation!

Thursday, May 13th, 2021
Spiritus Domini

The Tablet reported last week that the New Zealand bishops are now – like so many other English-language episcopal conferences – thinking about a new translation of the scriptures for use in the liturgy. This is a process that is commonly, but inaccurately, referred to as having ‘a new lectionary.’ In this debate, there will Read more

New Zealand helps with new lectionary project

Monday, May 10th, 2021

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Conference is working with the bishops’ conferences around the world including the UK, Ireland and Australia to develop a new lectionary for the Church. The Tablet reports the bishops’ conferences are considering using the Revised New Jerusalem Bible (RNJB) published last year in the new lectionary. The RNJB Foreword says: Read more

New lectionary translations: what is the problem?

Monday, August 10th, 2020
eucharist meal of memories

On 24 July the Scottish Episcopal Conference announced that after careful study it had, like so many other Anglophone episcopal conferences, opted for the English Standard Version-Catholic Edition (ESV-CE) for its publication of a new lectionary. The bishops noted that they had carefully considered the matter, noted the learned opinion supporting their decision, and then Read more