Dec 15, 2001

Table of Contents

Online Edition – Vol. VII, No. 9: December 2001 – January 2002

Table of Contents

Special Report — USCCB November 2001 Meeting — US Bishops discuss Instruction; affirm Holy See’s liturgy critiques; send ICEL text back for repairs — by Helen Hull Hitchcock

Belleville bishop to head USCCB, Committee chairmen elected — US Bishops Elections — by Helen Hull Hitchcock

Pope John Paul II Addresses Liturgical Assembly — Address to plenary assembly of the Congregation of Divine worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments — September 21, 2001

Silence and the Sacred – Can we recover a sense of awe, of mystery at Mass? — Regaining intimacy-with-Our-Lord, a minute of silence — by Father Ralph Wright, OSB

The Lamb’s Supper: Heaven on Earth — Book Review — Scott Hahn’s The Lamb’s Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth — by Matt Grantham

Bishop assails Holy See’s Instruction in America, NCR — Report on an essay written by Bishop Donald Trautman on Liturgiam authenticam

Letter on "American Adaptations" — Congregation for Divine Worship’s observations, suggestions to US Bishops on proposed adaptations of the Institutio Generalis Missalis Romani — Letter from Jorge A. Card, Medina Estévez to USCCB president

News — Parish priests "absolutely essential", Holy Father says — Concerts in churches — Chant okay in commericals, why not in church? — Pope asks Catholics to Fast, Pray on December 14



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.