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Online Edition - Vol. VIII, No. 5

July-August 2002

Table of Contents

Taking Stock and Looking Ahead at Liturgy Changes Key questions need attention, such as 1) the role of "experts" in producing liturgical texts and music, 2) the meaning of "unity" in Catholic ritual practice, and 3) the exercise of episcopal authority, either individually or through national conferences. Continued from last month's article: "American Adaptations" Approved -- by Helen Hull Hitchcock

Saint Louis Bishop Dolan to head Milwaukee Archdiocese Bishop Timothy Dolan, who has been auxiliary bishop of Saint Louis for a year, was appointed archbishop of Milwaukee on June 25.

News Tabernacle "too visible", liturgist says -- Catechism turns ten -- Holy Father promotes Eucharistic Congresses -- Young Writers Award Contest -- Drenched texts unquenched

The "Usual Article" Revisited, and Revisited, and...Liturgical Conference Avoids New Guides for Renewal Report on the 2002 Gateway Liturgical Conference. The Gateway Liturgical Conference is held annually in Saint Louis and sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office of Worship. This year it was co-sponsored by the local chapter of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM), the Center for Liturgy at Saint Louis University and the Archdiocesan Office of Continuing Formation of Priests. -- by Susan Benofy

Misericordia Dei : Intervention by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Prefect - Misericordia Dei, the Holy Father's recent apostolic letter on confession, was published in the June issue of Adoremus Bulletin. This is the introduction and explanatory note given by Cardinal Ratzinger, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, at the presentation of Misericordia Dei on May 2, 2002.

Adoremus Survey Results In February the Adoremus Bulletin surveyed readers on a variety of topics. The survey was included as a separate flyer enclosed in the February issue. The response was outstanding - 7% of AB readers completed the survey.

Liturgy Highlights 2000-2002 Timeline of Liturgical Highlights from July 27, 2000 - Institutio Generalis Missalis Romani [IGMR] to June 2002 - Bishops' meeting in Dallas.

Reviews Book Reviews:

My Catholic Prayer Book Edited by The Rev. Victor Hoagland, CP: Regina Press, 2001, (Paper. Illustrated in color. 220 pp. $8.95)

The Little Catechism on Confession and The Little Catechism on the Holy Eucharist. Compiled and published by Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska: 1996. (Small booklet format, paper. Illustrated. 72 / 70 pp. $1 each.)

Adoration: Eucharistic Texts and Prayers Throughout Church History. Compiled by Daniel P. Guernsey. Ignatius Press: 1999 (Paper. 250 pp. $14.95)

I the Lord Am With You Always: Prayers and Meditations for Eucharistic Adoration, Compiled by Christine McCarthy: McPhersons Printing Group, 1999. (Paper. Illustrated. 268 pp.)

Reflections on the Mysteries of the Rosary, by Msgr. Adrian I. Dwyer. Dorrance, 2000. (Paper. 64 pp. $8.)

Readers' Forum for July-August 2002 NRSV Study -- Mysterium (In)fidei? -- Scripture-based Hymns -- Divine Office Chants -- Pinpoints -- Non-Catholic Lectors -- Artificial Flowers? -- Altar girls? -- Adoration Protocol -- Consuming Extra Consecrated Hosts -- Why the "Stand" Demand? -- Piety Banned -- Devil at Work? -- EMs in the Sanctuary -- Elevating the -- Collection Basket! -- Psalm swap -- Sanctus article kudos

The Rosary of Our Lady The author's preface to The Rosary of Our Lady, part I, "The Form and Meaning of the Rosary" originally published in German in 1955. -- by Father Romano Guardini


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