Monday, March 3, 2008

SP March 3, 2008

Extraordinary Form On Long Island
—Some good news for the Extraordinary Form on Long Island. Traditional Confirmation coming to LI.

Old rite revisited

A reverential silence fills the sanctuary of St. Mary’s Cathedral, gently broken by a murmur of Latin.
With his back to the congregation, the priest recites the liturgy, familiar prayers in a foreign tongue.
Orémus. Let us pray.
Yes, let us.