– Vol. IX, No. 1: March 2003
Table of Contents
"Unless the diocesan bishop determines otherwise" — Are there any limits to a bishop’s authority to change liturgical rules? — by Helen Hull Hitchcock — People are confused. Are all dioceses in a given country supposed to follow the same rules for the celebration of Mass?
News – Doctrine Committee to review outdated "devotional materials" — Liturgical progressives for preserving the status quo? — The Wind Beneath…? — Adoremus on the ‘net — ICEL on eBay Redux Redux… — Cardinal Arinze keynotes Denver Liturgy Conference
Bishop Tafoya’s rules: Legitimate variations? Agree to Disagree? — Among the several bishops who are mandating significant departures from the regulations adopted by the US bishops is Pueblo Bishop Arthur Tafoya.
Adaptations — IGMR — Excerpts
How to Heal the Liturgy to the Roots — Reviewed by Father Elias Carr — A Book Review of A Pope and a Council on the Sacred Liturgy by Aidan Nichols, OP
Questions and Answers on Changes in the Mass — Gestures and Posture I
Readers’ Forum for March 2003 –Veiling Statues and Crosses during Lent — Blessings during Communion — Traditional Mass — Group Confession — Washing Feet on Holy Thursday — Music Director Search — …On Our Knees — Where’s the IGMR? — Society of Saint Pius X — Memorial Acclamation — Adoration — The Nods and Knees — Background music — Dropping a Host? — Anointing of the Sick — Greeting of peace — No Genuflecting? — Responses — Baptism invalid? — "The building itself is a city set on a hill"
John Paul II – Give Praise through the Beauty of Music — Reflection on Psalm 150