Cardinal Francis Arinze, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, blessed the offices of Adoremus and Women for Faith & Family on Saturday afternoon, November 11,2006. He was accompanied by Archbishop Raymond Burke, who also participated in the prayer ceremony dedicating the organizations’ offices on Dale Avenue in Saint Louis.
In his homily, Cardinal Arinze stressed the importance of Catholic publications in transmitting accurate information about the Church and her teachings, and in faithfully transmitting the light of Christ’s truth. Concluding the office of prayers, the cardinal sprinkled each room with Holy water.
Following the ceremony, he received a tribute in gratitude for his service to the Church, presented by Helen Hull Hitchcock, editor of Adoremus Bulletin, the monthly liturgical journal published by Adoremus, and president of Women for Faith & Family and editor its quarterly magazine, Voices.
About forty people attended the office blessing ceremony and the reception following.
Cardinal Arinze was in St. Louis to address the Gateway Liturgical Conference held November 9-11, 2006. He also celebrated Mass at the Cathedral Basilica on Sunday.
[In honor of his visit we have dedicated this page to Cardinal Arinze including Speeches, Addresses, Writings, Documents, News & Articles on the Adoremus and Women for Faith and Family Sites]
© Adoremus 2006
Language in the Roman Rite Liturgy: Latin and Vernacular, Keynote Address at the Gateway Liturgical Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 11, 2006
At the Service of the Mysteries of Christ, (Opening Address at Colloquium to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Institut Supérieur de Liturgie of the Institut Catholique de Paris, October 26, 2006)
Congress on the Sacred Liturgy in Africa, July 2006
Cardinal Francis Arinze Addresses Liturgists, Liturgical Norms and Liturgical Piety, “The people of God have the right that the liturgy be celebrated as the Church wants it”, April 2005
Cardinal Arinze – The Holy Eucharist Unites Heaven and Earth, September 25, 2004
Active Participation Reconsidered, The Liturgy and the Sanctifying Office of the Bishop, Reflections proposed to bishops, of recent nomination, in Rome, September 17, 2004
Cardinal Arinze: The Reverence Due to the Holy Eucharist, December 2003
Some Highlights of the Liturgical Renewal Initiated by Sacrosanctum Concilium, Francis Cardinal Arinze Prefect, Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Keynote address to the national convention of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions, at the Omni San Antonio Hotel, October 7-11, 2003.
Cardinal Responds to Questions on Liturgy, July 2003
Prot. n. 467/05/L — Congregation for the Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, by agreement with the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, — regarding the translation into the various vernaculars of the expression pro multis in the formula for the consecration of the Precious Blood during the celebration of Holy Mass, Rome, October 17, 2006
Cardinal Arinze to US Bishops on Translation, June 2006
New International Group Plans NRSV-based Lectionary, Bible version “will need a certain amount of adaptation” to conform to liturgical norms, July-August 2006
Steady Progress, But No “Ecclesiastical Hammer”, April 2006
CDW, Pope, Correct Neocatechumenal Novelties, February 2006
Cardinal Arinze Reflects on the Synod on the Eucharist, February 2006
Re-Enchanting the Mass, How beauty affects belief, December 2005-January 2006
Gregorian Chant — The Possibilities and Conditions for a Revival, December 2005-January 2006
Cardinal Arinze’s 40th Anniversary as Bishop, November 2005
Synod’s Bishops, Experts, Auditors, October 2005
CDW Plenary Session: Approval of texts a topic, April 2005
Liturgists Still Push for Standing, More “EMs”, November 2004
Pope John Paul’s Apostolic Letter “Mane Nobiscum Domine“, Issued October 8, 2004
A Tale of Two Conferences, October 2004
The Discipline of the Eucharist, Holy See Releases Redemptionis Sacramentum, Norms for Celebration of Mass Instruction on Liturgy, called for in Ecclesia de Eucharistia, is presented at the Vatican on Saint George’s Day, April-May 2004
On “Liturgical Dance”, 2004
Cardinal George Addresses Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions, December 2003-January 2004
New ICEL Statutes Signal Coming Changes, Unusual meeting prepares way for Missal in English, November 2003
Cardinal Arinze Convenes Meeting with Bishops, September 2003
Holy See: People May Kneel After They Receive Holy Communion, GIRM rules on posture of the faithful should not be “regulated so rigidly”, July-August 2003
ICEL Statutes: Review and Update, July-August 2003
Cardinal Arinze responds – After Receiving Communion One May Kneel, Cardinal Francis Arinze, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments responded on June 5, 2003, (Prot.n. 855/03/L)
Cardinal Arinze to Address FDLC Meeting, May 2003
Cardinal Arinze to Head CDW, October 2002
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To contact the Congregation for Divine Worship, address His Eminence Francis Cardinal Arinze, Prefect / Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments / Piazza Pio XII, 10 / 00120 Vatican City (Europe).
James Hitchcock – The “New Orthodoxy” of Dissent, May 25, 2003