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Presider Style

I am an academic rather than a parish priest, so I do not have a regular Sunday congregation. The benefit of this unfortunate reality is that I visit many different parish communities and have the chance to concelebrate in a variety of settings. This means I can play the ‘sit back and critique the presider’ […]

It is Right and Just

One of the features of the post-Vatican II mass is that it is a dialogue between the priest and the people. The whole congregation is   engaged with the liturgy because there are many “parts for the people”. At the end of the main prayers of the mass we are invited to signal our agreement […]