Jun 15, 2002

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Online Edition – Vol. VIII, No. 4: June 2002

Table of Contents

Holy See Sends Message on ICEL "Sacramentary" project deemed a dud – ends decade of debate/Attached is a copy of Cardinal Medina Estévez’s letter to Bishop Gregory — by Helen Hull Hitchcock

"American Adaptations" Approved Adds Another Layer to Liturgy Changes — by Helen Hull Hitchcock

Liturgy Commission Plagued by Pederasty Problems FDLC Director is second official in a year to be charged — by Helen Hull Hitchcock

News "Pre-catechizing" on new liturgy rules — Kneeling "dissents from the mind of the Church"? — "Mr. Gregorian Chant"- New CDs of classic lectures — Confraternity to meet — Pope warns against "clericalization" of the laity — "This is a Catholic Church"

Face-to-face with the Grand Summaby Michael S. Rose

Holy See’s Observations on ICEL English-language Translation of the Roman Missal

Sanctus Sanctus Sanctusby Hugh Ballantyne

Pope John Paul II – Misericordia Dei – Apostolic Letter, John Paul II, April 7, 2002

Readers’ Forum for June 2002Kneel before Sanctus? — Background music — Blessed Sacrament Chapel — Location of tabernacle — Cathedral renovation — Norms for church architecture — Love thinks not of efficiency — The Eternal Language — Vox Clara — Role of Deacons — Kneel means worship — Rules for the "general intercessions"? — Strange twists — Sidestepping the Sacred — Mysterious omissions — John XXIII and Latin — Worshipping whom? — Footwashing — Down Under — Sprinkling rite

Saint John FisherFidelity unto Death, English bishop and martyr offers example of heroic virtue.



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.