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