The Historic Adaptability of the Marriage Rite
2016 December 11 by Fr. David Friel

Evidence from Trent and Vatican II


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A Serious Question About Vatican II
2016 September 09 by Jeff Ostrowski

Vatican II spoke of “useless repetitions” in the liturgy, and said these should be examined…


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Reflections from the Fota IX International Liturgy Conference


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Colloquium 2016 • Day 3
2016 June 23 by Fr. David Friel

The Organic Development of the Liturgy and the New Music Breakouts


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Too Many Options
2016 January 31 by Fr. David Friel

Allowing Adolescents to Choose Their Faith & the Wide-Open Permissions of the GIRM


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Sacra Liturgia UK — Registration Now Open
2016 January 17 by Fr. David Friel

An International Conference on Liturgical Formation in Light of the New Evangelization


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In Memoriam: Dr. Lucy E. Carroll, DMA
2015 June 28 by Fr. David Friel

Lucy was a friend and mentor to me, and I would like to share with you a little bit of her story.


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Sacra Liturgia 2015 — Update II
2015 June 03 by Fr. David Friel

Fourteen (14) practical ideas for how a priest might transform his celebration of the Ordinary Form


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Sacra Liturgia 2015 — Update I
2015 June 01 by Fr. David Friel

Cardinal Sarah reveals the instructions he received from Pope Francis upon his appointment as Prefect of the CDW.


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A Mini History of the Sequences
2015 May 24 by Fr. David Friel

At the height of their usage, there were proper sequences for nearly every Sunday and feast day.


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Sacra Liturgia USA 2015
2015 April 12 by Fr. David Friel

An International Conference on Liturgical Formation in Light of the New Evangelization


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Essential Resources for Holy Week
2015 March 29 by Fr. David Friel

Knowing What Is Needed


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What to Do with Musicam Sacram
2015 January 11 by Fr. David Friel

Does the 1967 Instruction on Music in the Liturgy have any relevance today?


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Is being a church musician the lowest musical aspiration possible? Or the Highest?


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Progressive Solemnity
2014 December 21 by Fr. David Friel

A Reverse Concept?


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Hippolytus of Rome & Eucharistic Prayer II
2014 August 17 by Fr. David Friel

What’s the Connection?


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Pentecost: Babel, Tongues, & Latin
2014 June 08 by Fr. David Friel

Do churchgoers of my generation—who, largely, have no experience of Latin in the liturgy at all—even recognize the gift that has been lost?


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The Truth Re: Latin And The Second Vatican Council
2014 May 28 by Corpus Christi Watershed

Certain parts of the Mass (such as the Canon) must remain in Latin, while others, especially those directed to the people (such as the readings and the restored «Oratio fidelium»), can take place in the vernacular.


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Who Should Proclaim the Passion?
2014 April 13 by Fr. David Friel

The “Circular Letter Concerning the Preparation and Celebration of the Easter Feasts”


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Positive Liturgical Fruits Of Vatican II: First Part
2014 January 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

In some respects, the Second Vatican Council did not go as far as Pius XII went in 1958 regarding active participation of the faithful.


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