Why Does the English Translation Have to be Closer to the Latin? A Further Comment

Further to the recent article giving some explanation on the move to Formal Equivalence in translation (or an "as close as possible" match between the English and Latin), one matter I did not go into was how the texts of the prayers we hear and use at Mass form us in faith. If you lose … Continue reading Why Does the English Translation Have to be Closer to the Latin? A Further Comment

14/2/10 – National Liturgical Conference

Last weekend, liturgy representatives from virtually every diocese in Australia met in Perth for their biennial conference. Both Judy Kendall (Liturgy Committee member) and I were fortunate to be able to attend as members of our Diocesan Liturgical Commission. The focus of this conference, and the topic preoccupying the mind of most delegates, was the … Continue reading 14/2/10 – National Liturgical Conference