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Mass changes: What’s all the commotion about?

Mass changes: What’s all the commotion about?

| December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

What’s all the fuss about?

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Questions and answers about the new Roman Missal

Questions and answers about the new Roman Missal

| Father John Paul Erickson | November 10, 2011 | 4 Comments

This question-and-answer column is the next in a series about the new Roman Missal, which will be used in the United States beginning Nov. 27, the first Sunday of Advent.

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One more step in learning how to pray the Mass well

One more step in learning how to pray the Mass well

| October 27, 2011

Impending arrival of new Roman Missal is about more than learning new words, it’s about drawing closer to the Eucharist

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Taking a closer look at the re-translated Roman Canon

Taking a closer look at the re-translated Roman Canon

| Father John Paul Erickson | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

“To you, therefore, most merciful Father,
we make humble prayer and petition
through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord”

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The Preface Dialogue: On your mark, get set, go!

The Preface Dialogue: On your mark, get set, go!

| Father Thomas Margevicius | August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

One part of Mass often overlooked is called the Preface Dialogue. It draws our attention to the high point of the Mass, the great Eucharistic Prayer. It’s kind of like getting ready for a race: “On your mark, get set, go!”

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New Creed text precisely articulates Jesus’ divinity, humanity

New Creed text precisely articulates Jesus’ divinity, humanity

| Father John Paul Erickson | August 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

One change that will certainly be noticed right away when reciting the new text is the translation of the Latin term “consubstantialem” as “consubstantial” rather than “one in Being.”

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‘And with your Spirit’

‘And with your Spirit’

| Father Daniel Merz | June 22, 2011 | 3 Comments

Probably the most noticeable change for the laity in the revised translation of The Roman Missal will be the response to “The Lord be with you,” which restores the phrase “And with your spirit” in place of “And also with you.”

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Preparing for the new Roman Missal

Preparing for the new Roman Missal

Part of the rich legacy that we have inherited from the now Blessed John Paul II is a new Roman Missal, a text he issued in the Jubilee Year of 2000, but not released until 2002.

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Series to explain changes coming with new Roman Missal

Series to explain changes coming with new Roman Missal

| Father John Paul Erickson | April 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

“Lift up your hearts!”

These are pivotal words in the Mass, words spoken by the celebrant to the congregation during what is referred to as the “preface dialogue.”

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New Roman Missal seminar March 11

New Roman Missal seminar March 11

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

A workshop on the upcoming changes in the prayers of the Mass will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, at Guar­dian Angels in Oakdale.

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Workshop to help prepare for use of new Roman Missal

Workshop to help prepare for use of new Roman Missal

| February 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Learn more about the upcoming changes in the prayers of the Mass published in the third edition of the new Roman Missal, during a “Mys­ti­cal Body, Mystical Voice” workshop.

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New Missal presents spiritual growth opportunities

New Missal presents spiritual growth opportunities

| By Susan Klemond For The Catholic Spirit | January 19, 2011 | 3 Comments

Introducing Catholics in the archdiocese to the new words they will speak and sing at Mass presents pastors and parish staff with challenges and opportunities, said Father John Paul Erickson, director of the archdiocesan Office of Worship.

Parish leaders can use this opportunity to focus on the importance of the liturgy, as well as the history and rationale behind the new translation of the Roman Mis­sal, which goes into effect in No­vem­­ber, he said.

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