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  • [CATHOLIC CAUCUS] The Mass in Slow Motion – The Penitential Rite

    08/29/2010 2:56:43 PM PDT · by markomalley
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 5/6/2009 | Msgr Charles Pope
    The Penitential Rite in general - Let us recall that we have just acknowledged and celebrated the presence of Christ among us. First we welcomed him as he walked the aisle of our Church, represented by the Priest Celebrant. The altar, another sign and symbol of Christ was then reverenced. Coming to the chair, a symbol of a share in the teaching and governing authority of Christ, the priest  then announced the presence of Christ among us in the liturgical greeting.  Now, in the Bible whenever there was a direct experience of God, there was almost always an experience of...
  • BREAST-BEATING DURING THE CONFITEOR (Catholic Caucus)

    12/15/2011 2:21:59 PM PST · by NYer · 17 replies
    Zenit ^ | December 13, 2011 | Father Edward McNamara
    ROME, DEC. 13, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy at the Regina Apostolorum university.Q: In the new translation of Mass according to the English-language Roman Missal, I find myself wondering about a certain lack of specificity in the Confiteor. The missal indicates that those reciting the prayer are to strike their breast at the point where they say, "through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault." I am old enough to remember the threefold striking of the breast in pre-Conciliar days, but wonder if this practice has been maintained elsewhere in the...