Friday, February 22, 2008

SP February 22, 2008

Interview with Fr. Fessio

Q: Much has been made recently of Pope Benedict's efforts to "reform the reform" so to speak, in regards to such things as he saying mass in the Sistene Chapel Ad Orientem, and the placement of the crucifix on the altar of Peter facing him during mass, as well as his motu proprio liberalizing the use of the missal of Bl. John XXIII. You are a noted friend of Pope Benedict XVI and clearly read his writing and practice his teaching because you yourself say the Novus Ordo Mass Ad Orientem and have Gregorian chant assist your masses- Tell us from your view what you think the Holy Father is doing right now in terms of liturgy:
Why Brentwood Catholics are incensed
UK Bishop stands amid the storm clouds and gives his permission to the rain.

Australia:Traditional Mass Returns to St. Patrick's
The traditional form of the Roman Rite returned to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Wangaratta for the first time in 38 years.