“Why Divine Worship: The Missal is so Important…”

Advent Sunday saw the first use of the final version of the Ordinariate Use of the Roman Rite. Our Missal is the first Rome has promulgated for the Western Church since Vatican II, fifty years ago; the one before that was five hundred years earlier: this does not happen every day! But there are a number of other reasons our liturgy is creating a good deal of stir in the greater Church — and they are good ones. Click the link to read an excellent summary written by a non-Ordinariate Priest…and be sure to follow the links at the bottom, particularly the one leading to Cardinal diNoia’s talk outlining the theological and ecclesiological foundations  on which the Ordinariate and its liturgy are constructed.