We have been looking at the place of silence within the celebration of Mass over the past few weeks. Last week, we looked at the place of silence during the Liturgy of the Word. We now conclude by returning to where we started – the period for silent prayer after communion. During the Act of … Continue reading 31/10/10 – More on Silence After Communion
As we mentioned before, a new English translation of the Roman Missal is being prepared. This will be used in English speaking countries throughout the Catholic Church. To help us learn more about this new translation, we’re trying to answer some of the key questions here. Are the songs we sing at Mass going to … Continue reading 26/9/10 – Are the Songs We Sing at Mass Going to Change?
Taking into account the layout of each church, the choir should be placed in such a way: a) That its nature should be clearly apparent-namely, that it is a part of the whole congregation, and that it fulfills a special role; b) That it is easier for it to fulfil its liturgical function; c) That … Continue reading 7/6/09 – People of God, Rejoice and Sing!