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The vacancy at the head of the Vatican’s congregation for worship is an opening for a liturgical overhaul in the Church, a Jesuit commentator believes. Writing in the National Catholic Reporter, Fr Thomas Reese SJ stated that liturgical reform was stalled by the papacies of Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI. True liturgical reform […]

Change and Confusion in Liturgy

Many in our church community have not experienced much liturgical change. The dramatic changes after the Council were way back in the 1970s – during that time we had transitional prayerbooks that seemed to go out of date very rapidly. In my parish, the Sign of Peace was introduced in one form then changed, then […]