– Vol. VIII, No. 8: November 2002
Table of Contents
The Theology of Kneeling — Excerpt from Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger’s book, The Spirit of the Liturgy.
News — Lisa Tarker heads FDLC — Theological Commission Study Dismisses Ideas of Deaconesses — Is this burial vault a link to Jesus? — "Christians eating God" shocks, repels, Anglican bishop says
The Liturgy and "Unbridled Capitalism" — What has liturgy to do with the pursuit of profit? Should the market govern Catholic worship?
Singing for the Supper or the Sacrifice? Liturgical Music and the Real Presence. — by Lucy E. Carroll
Rosarium Virginis Mariae – On October 16, 2002, the 24th anniversary of his papacy, Pope John Paul II issued an apostolic letter on the Rosary, Rosarium Virginis Mariae, that included guidance for praying the Rosary and added five new Mysteries from the Life of Christ, called the "Mysteries of Light" (or luminous mysteries). [Only excerpts were printed in the Bulletin]
Some Reflections on the Art of "Lectoring" – To read Sacred Scripture to the members of the Christian community is to cultivate — and by cultivating to carry on — a tradition many thousands of years old. — by Allen Brings
Readers’ Forum for November 2002 — Deviance irrelevant? — In need of direction — To sing or not to sing? — Concern about Lectionary translation — Able to make a dent — Confusing document — Letter of thanks — GIRM workshop — Prayer of Jabez — Preaching how to vote — Communion — Reception of the Blessed Eucharist — Liturgical translation research — Applause at Mass — Cardinal Arinze — Seminarian preaching? — Chummy Entrance rite — On adding "tropes" to the Agnus Dei
Lucy Carroll, organist and choir director at the Carmelite monastery in Philadelphia, teaches at the Westminster Choir College in Princeton. She frequently contributes essays on Catholic music to AB, and is the creator of the “Churchmouse Squeaks” cartoons regularly featured in these pages.