What have you heard about the new texts? How do you feel about introducing the new texts?
Roman Missal 1969 Publication of Latin Roman Missal by Paul VI Comme le prévoit 1971 Amended Latin Typical Edition 1974 English Sacramentary 1975 Second Latin Typical Edition 1982 Revision of the English Sacramentary begins 1998 Approval by the Australian Bishops, but “rejected” by Rome
Roman Missal 2001Liturgicam Authenticam 2002 Third Latin Typical Edition 2007 Summorum Pontificum – ”Extraordinary rite” 2008Amended Latin Third Typical Edition 2009 Anglicanorum coetibus – ”Anglican rite” 2011English Roman Missal
THE CURRENT SITUATION We need to learn from the past We acknowledge that we are to receive something we have not participated in We need to let go of the familiar Polarised opinions are not helpful Everyone is affected Many are still to embrace the Council reform
Let us pray O God, life of the faithful, glory of the humble, blessedness of the just, listen kindly to the prayers of those who call on you, that they who thirst for what you generously promise, may always have their fill of your plenty. Through Christ our Lord, Amen.
The liturgy is characteristically communal God saved a people God became human in Christ and invites us to be the sacrament of his body – the church
The Lord be with you And with your Spirit “They communicate something of mutual importance. They mutually confirm the presence of the Lord who unites them and who is the Supreme Celebrant of the holy mysteries.” Yves Congar
PRINCIPLES OF THE REFORM Participating in the liturgy is the source and summit of the church’s life
Then the priest offered the Mass on our behalf Now ministerial and common priestly people together offer the sacrifice
PRINCIPLES OF THE REFORM CALLED TO PARTICIPATE Level 1: Participation in ritual behaviour Doing things Level 2: Participation in the Liturgy of the Church as the work of Christ Exercising priesthood Level 3: Participation in the Life of God Contemplating God Mark Searle