We would like to clarify our community’s leadership position on the new missal, and to provide the reasons behind our decision to not make use of it.
We feel that the new missal really systematically dismantles the Second Vatican Council’s document on the sacred liturgy; “Sacrosanctum Concilium”.
The following information is available about the The Roman Missal, Third Edition implemented in the USA on the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2011.
- Anthony Ruff, An Open Letter to the U.S. Catholic Bishops on the Forthcoming Missal in America Magazine
- What if we just Said No! The case for a grassroots review of the new Roman Missal
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