Monthly Archives: August 2011

God’s way and ours

London then; London now.

Leading by example

A commenter at Fr. Z’s says: Actually, having viewed every papal Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict in St. Peter’s Basilica recent years, he always says Mass there completely in Latin — the collect, super oblata, postcommunion, all the dialogues (Dominus vobiscum, etc), the Preface, the Eucharistic prayer, the final blessing — every word of every […]

The Scottish posture

The Bishops of Scotland are considering having congregations stand in places that they once knelt. I have no comment on the propriety of the change, but I do have one observation about its timing: “If the Scottish bishops go ahead with this proposal, it would make sense for any changes to congregations’ participation in the […]