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One of the most glaring changes made in the recent English translation of the Roman Missal was the words of institution. In the ICEL translation I grew up with, the phrase Jesus spoke over the wine was translated as “for … Continue reading
When I was in college, I often went to daily mass — it was easy, because the chapel faced the quad where many of my classes were. There were usually 5-10 of us there, including both chaplains. In those days, … Continue reading
John Corvino argues that a little knowledge of queer theory is a dangerous thing, in Thinking Straight? Where Social Conservatives Go Wrong on Sexuality. His essay includes nice clear discussions of how sexuality can be socially constructed without, therefore, being … Continue reading
A few high points from our Triduum services this year: – I got to hear Eucharistic Prayer 1 for the first time in the new translation! (Well, half of it: the other half was in Spanish.) I liked it; it … Continue reading
NCR reports that the previously-granted permission for a common adaptation of the text of the fraction rite has now been withdrawn. Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world: have mercy on us. It has been common … Continue reading
(*I meant to write this after six months, but life’s been busy!) Well, it’s been six eight months now since we bade farewell to the ICEL translation of the Roman Missal and started using the new, so I thought I’d … Continue reading
I came across Katrina Fernandez’ column panning this piece of art, titled Haute Sphere, installed at the Cathedral in Los Angeles this month. She identifies it as a Nativity scene, and concludes it is profoundly inadequate. I clicked through to … Continue reading
That was pretty much my experience with the “Lord be with you” dialogues at Mass tonight. I got the first one right, because I was thinking about it. But the others — and by the way, I never noticed how … Continue reading
Gracious God, we thank you for the gift of the 1970 ICEL missal, which we now put to rest at the direction of the bishop of Rome. In its words, for the first time in centuries, generations of English-speaking Catholics … Continue reading