Posts Tagged ‘Missal’

German bishops abandon controversial Missal translation

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

The German bishops appear to have abandoned a controversial new German translation of the Missal that was based on Liturgiam authenticam, the Congregation for Divine Worship’s 2001 document. Liturgiam authenticam insisted on greater fidelity to the Latin original in liturgy translations. The conference president Cardinal Reinhard Marx has called Liturgiam authenticam, a “dead end”. Read Read more

Missal for ordinariates includes Anglican and Roman material

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Elements of Anglican and Roman Catholic traditions are included in a new Holy See-approved Missal for the personal ordinariates for former Anglicans who have entered into full communion with Rome. The new liturgical rite includes material from the Anglican Book of Common Prayer — the 1662 text which became the main point of reference for Read more

Lost in translation

Friday, November 30th, 2012
bad good intentions

Last Sunday, the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (formerly Christ the King),  marked the end of the Latin Rite’s first year using the Roman Missal (formerly the Sacramentary) translation (formerly in English). Befitting a translation that despite papal calls for opposition to “relativism” begins the Church year by slavishly following Read more

My new Roman Missal is an iPad

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

The late arrival of the new Missal in New Zealand means the opportunity to use the full new translation of the Mass has been somewhat limited. Last Sunday, I celebrated Mass in a semi-private setting. Before going public, I wanted to try out the new translation of the Mass using our brand new Missal. This Read more

English missal translation: Sense and sensitivities

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

With little more than six months to go before the introduction of the translation of the new English missal in England, the voices of dissent and concern continue to grow. Here, a liturgical scholar argues that, if the Missal is to be accepted with conviction, it is vital that its supporters make their voices heard. Read more