Sep 15, 2003

Online Edition

– Vol. IX, No. 6: September 2003

Table of Contents

Catholics to Celebrate Holy Father’s Silver JubileeOctober 16, 1978 – October 16, 2003 — "Open wide the doors to Christ" Theme for Pope John Paul II’s Pontificate — by Helen Hull Hitchcock

Cardinal Arinze Convenes Meeting with Bishops Translation, "inculturation", authority issues form agenda for October 21 meeting with presidents and liturgy officials of English-speaking bishops’ conferences — by Helen Hull Hitchcock

NewsCardinal Sodano Proposes Review of Post-conciliar Liturgical Reform — New CDW Secretary — Uniform Posture Important, Msgr. Moroney Tells Priests — Deconstructing Mary Magdalene — AB to Seminary Libraries

Communion by Intinction: A "New" Way of Receiving Communion in Both KindsIntinction may be unfamiliar – but would more Catholics receive the Precious Blood at Mass if this reverent method of administering it were used? Is it time to change our ways? — by Susan Benofy (Helen Hull Hitchcock contributed to this essay)

Diocesan Posture Directives Create a Stir — Adoremus RespondsCleveland’s daily paper, The Plain Dealer, reported changes in the Catholic Liturgy, August 25, 2003. — by Helen Hull Hitchcock

FDLC Convention 2003: "Winds of Change, Fires of Hope"Cardinal Arinze to Keynote, Bishop Trautman to Receive Award

Musicians in Catholic Worship: Part II Where Have All the Organists Gone?by Lucy E. Carroll

Magnificent Music in MilanCathedral Choir Celebrates Sixth Centenary with Concert Series —Comments by Sandro Magister www.chiesa — Virtually a Festival of Great Sacred Music in the Duomo — by Paolo Isotta

Readers’ ForumAltered Consecration — Our Style — Abolish the Lectors — Why All the Fuss? — Bible Translations — Protestant Sacraments — Reading the Word of God — About the News — On Banishing the Soloists — Like Minds in Canada? — Latin Rite Wedding – and Wedding Hymns — Thee and Thou: The Last Word — Sign of Peace — Communion: Row-by-Row — Encyclical in AB Prompts Adoration — Grateful to AB  — AB’s Alarmist Techniques — Thrilled with St. Agnes — Come Visit — The Lingering Impact of Abuses

Feast of Saint Michael and all Archangels



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.