[The paper] suggests, for example, that Latin be used during international liturgical gatherings so all priests involved can understand the proceedings, and it suggests that parishes consider using more Gregorian chants to prevent more "profane" types of music from being played.Excellent! Read more: Vatican Criticizes Catholics on Communion
It calls for priests not to be "showmen" who draw attention to themselves and says lay people can have an important but "minimal" presence in Masses. It says the tabernacle — which holds the bread and wine held by Catholics to be the body and blood of Christ — should have a prominent place in the church and not be shunted off to a corner.
Friday, July 08, 2005
Latin & Gregorian Chant to Make Comeback
Exciting news: details from the working version of "The Eucharist: source and summit of the life and mission of the church." From Yahoo! News:
Posted by Andy H at 3:29 PM