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We know that we are to serve in His name, until He comes again by Archbishop Vincent Nichols, Vol. XVII, No. 5, August 2011
Welcoming the Roman Missal - Bishop Arthur Serratelli, of Paterson, New Jersey, chairman of the US bishops’ Committee on Divine Worship, presents a basic catechesis on the new translation of the Roman Missal in this article, originally published in America magazine, March 1, 2010. His article addresses frequent questions about the translation, and responds, though indirectly, to efforts to delay or resist the texts. Bishop Serratelli has kindly permitted us to publish his helpful article. -- by Bishop Arthur Serratelli, Vol. XVI, No. 2, April 2010
Westminster Choir School -- Singing Praises to Our God -- by Joanna Bogle, Vol XVI, No. 5, July-August 2010
What Do We Do Now? Part III: The Gamber Proposal as Long-Term Solution, by Father Brian Harrison, Vol. 1, 3, January 1996
What Do We Mean When We Say "In Persona Christi"? - At Mass we are full of the Lord, not full of ourselves -- by James V. Schall, SJ, Vol. XV, No. 4, June-July 2009
What Have We Done to Our Children? -- How Catholic children became guinea-pigs for liturgical experiments -- Part I -- From the distance of three decades, it is by now clear that children's "needs" were often used as an excuse for breaking the rules. by Susan Benofy, Vol. IX, No 8, November 2003
What Have We Done to Our Children? How Catholic Children became guinea-pigs for liturgical experiments -- Part II -- Part I of this article discussed the history and contents of the Directory for Masses with Children (DMC). Part II will show how special Eucharistic Prayers for Children's Masses and a separateLectionary for Masses with Children developed., Vol IX, No 9, December 2003 - January 2004
What Have We Done to Our Children? How Catholic children became guinea-pigs for liturgical experiments -- Part III of three-part series-- Children's Liturgies -Separate Tables -- The ink was barely dry on the Second Vatican Council's Constitution on the Liturgy when reformers began experimenting with their most radical innovations -- from freely altering texts to ritual dance -- not on consenting adults, but on the unsuspecting school children who would become "Generation X". by Susan Benofy, Vol. IX, No. 10 February 2004
What is the Nature of the Liturgy? How Should We Worship?*, (*See "In the Presence of Angels I will Sing Your Praise," above), by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Vol. 2, 7, November 1996
What the Novus Ordo Is -- Isn't, The Council Intended Reform, not Rupture -- by Lucy E. Carroll, Vol. XV, No. 6, September 2009
What will Pope Benedict's Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Say About Liturgy? -- by Helen Hull Hitchcock, Vol. XII, No. 2 April 2006
What's so Sacred about Sacred Music? Is "Sacredness" a Matter of Taste, or an Objective Reality? -- "It might seem too obvious, but the very fact that Vatican documents use the term sacred to refer to music for the Liturgy indicates that the Church believes there is such a thing as music that is sacred"., by The Rev. James T. Benzmiller, Vol. IX, No. 4, June 2003
When Beauty is Revolutionary - Reflections on Liturgiam authenticam, This essay originated as a panel presentation at the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, by Fr. Raymond Gawronski, SJ, Vol. VII, 8, November 2001
Progress report from BCDW -- When Can We Hope to See the New Missal in English? -- by Helen Hull Hitchcock, Vol. XIV, No. 3, May 2008
When is the "Rite" Thing the Wrong Thing? Exceptions to Liturgical Rules, Staff, Vol. 1, 4, February 1996
When "Strangers and Silent Spectators" Plan the Liturgy -- Catholic rituals should be "transformative" to meet peoples' needs, liturgy expert says, by Susan Benofy, Vol. IX, No. 2, April 2003
When we "get creative", are we choosing -- Pageantry Over Piety? -- ..."The more we focus on being creative, we choose ourselves over Christ. We choose pageantry over piety. The Eucharist --Christ's sacrifice -- and the resulting saving grace through His dying and rising, is a phenomenally creative act."... by Carolyn Foster, Vol X, No 8, November 2004
Where Have We Put Him?: And what if we acted as if we believe what we believe? -- by The Rev. W. Roy Floch, Vol. XI, No. 8, November 2005
Why Create New Art or Music When There's Plenty of Good Old Stuff Around? -- by David Clayton, Vol XVIII, No. 6, September 2012
Why Eucharistic Adoration Disturbs Some Liturgists -- by James Hitchcock, Vol. XV, No. 7, October 2009
Why the Liturgical Reform? or, "What if we just say no to any liturgical change?" -- by Helen Hull Hitchcock, Vol XVII, No 6, September 2011
The Wisdom of Hindsight: The Restoration of Catholic Church Architecture -- "While many Church officials and patrons are still intent on erecting testaments to their own existence, some prominent architects in both North America and Europe are emerging with critiques of contemporary secularized churches.", by Michael S. Rose, Vol X, No 8, November 2004
Excerpts from the Instrumentum Laboris for the XII Ordinary General Synod of Bishops -- The Word of God in the Many Services of the Church, Chapter V, Vol. XIV, No. 7, October 2008
Worthy is the Lamb -- "Tropes" for the Agnus Dei are not inspired by a sudden sympathy with medieval practices, but are part of liturgists' project of "relocation of transcendence" in the Communion Rite., by Susan Benofy, Vol VIII, No 9, December 2002 - January 2003
The Wounded Liturgy - Bishop Marc Aillet, of Bayonne, France, gave this address at a theological conference entitled “Fidelity of Christ, Fidelity of the Priest”, held March 11-12 at the Pontifical Lateran University. -- by Bishop Marc Aillet, Vol. XVI, No. 2, April 2010
The Year of the Eucharist - Suggestions and Proposals -- Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, only 3 chapters published in this issue the link is to the whole document. [also see Year of the Eucharist Section for additional information for celebrating], Vol X, No 9, December 2004 - January 2005
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