To the Right or to the Left?
Mass Facing The People
It’s incorrect to say new Churches must be constructed with table altars.
His assertion that “smoking out enemies” is best done by appointing them to high positions in the Vatican is absurd.
The Bishop of Little Rock has sent a letter (14 July 2016) forbidding his priests to celebrate Mass “ad orientem.”
The results are in.
Bishop Conley proposes celebration “ad orientem” for the season of Advent.
These same exact rubrics have been found in Missals published in 1962, 1927, 1943, 1906, and 1886.
Could this be the missing link explaining why “versus populum” celebrations took over?
Reimagining the Altar Steps
Pope Francis celebrating in this manner was a bit of a surprise, since members of his generation aren’t usually accustomed to “turning their backs on the people.”