My friend Charles and I part company on the value we place on the Rorate Caeli site. I’ll end commentary on the source with that, but offer his five questions here: 1. Since the promulgation of the Pauline Missal (c.1970) … Continue reading
In general response to comments from the past few days, I thought I’d summarize my position on Vatican II and the liturgy with more clarity. This first piece will strike some as negative, and it doesn’t yet really touch on … Continue reading
Interesting discussion at PrayTell about that conference at Georgetown on Vatican II. Naturally, the h-word makes an appearance. I think the importance of Vatican II has yet to be noted. If it proves to be the spark that brings a … Continue reading
The never-ending liturgy wars heat up a bit on PrayTell this week with the post announcing Pope Francis helping in the observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the use of the vernacular in Rome by Pope Paul. Of course, 1965 … Continue reading
Anybody know what happened to that fine effort, Conciliaria? I really enjoyed the historical perspective of the 1960’s, unfolding fifty years after various Catholic events or Catholic interpretations of timely events. The site’s had nothing since last June.
In the final years of his papacy, John Paul II penned and promulgated an encyclical letter Ecclesia de Eucharistia. The subtitle “On The Eucharist in its Relationship to the Church” tells us a great deal. We know the basic and essential Catholic value … Continue reading
Sacrosanctum Concilium has joined the list of pages in the header and on the sidebar. I will be cleaning up the individual posts over the next few days, editing out some extraneous remarks and standardizing the format. Feel free to … Continue reading