May 15, 2000

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– Vol. VI, No. 3: May 2000

Table of Contents

The Altar and the Direction of Liturgical PrayerChapter III of The Spirit of the Liturgy to be published Fall 2000 — by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger

Bishop criticizes Vatican, praises ICELby Helen Hull Hitchcock

Jubilee Rome, Part II – St. Peter’s — by Sheila Liaugminas

Liturgy UpdateNew Instructions, Guidelines planned; progress report on ICEL reform by Susan Benofy

In the News…Liturgist angered by "Vatican vendetta"; Back to Mystery?; Postmodern spin on church turnaround; Revival at Boston College; Covington committee offers compromise; Pell: no apology for Church teachings; Theological illiteracy in seminaries

The Altar as Thresholdby Romano Guardini



Helen Hull Hitchcock

Helen Hull Hitchcock (1939-2014) was editor of the <em>Adoremus Bulletin</em>, which she co-founded. She was also the founding director of Women for Faith & Family and editor of its quarterly journal, Voices. She published many articles and essays in a wide range of Catholic journals, and authored and edited <em>The Politics of Prayer: Feminist Language and the Worship of God</em> (Ignatius Press 1992), a collection of essays on issues involved in translation. She contributed essays to several books, including <em>Spiritual Journeys</em>, a book of “conversion stories” (Daughters of St. Paul). Helen lectured in the US and abroad, and appeared frequently on radio and television, representing Catholic teaching on issues affecting Catholic women, families, and Catholic faith and worship.