Daily Archives: 2 September 2011

No Breaking Point

The diocesan-commissioned report is out from Kansas City. Another wave of anger in the commentariat here, but we would have expected that. The Graves report states: Although he was considering assigning Fr. Ratigan to the Archives Department of the Chancery, … Continue reading

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Mass Settings Found Wanting

My parish’s music committee has found significant flaws in just about every Mass setting we’ve reviewed so far. In our initial meetings, there was a concensus to learn one new Mass setting and implement in October. Then add a second … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 57-58

The next few sections, 57 through 62, will address “Syntax, style and literary genre.” Given the fussiness observed in the English MR3 text, especially the presider’s prayers, we might well ask if LA 57 is being considered at all. 57. … Continue reading

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