In accessible and lively prose, this book explains the ceremonies of the Catholic Mass and their meaning for lay people, including the young. It is designed to meet the widespread complaint that the ...
How has the Liturgy of the Roman rite developed and changed in history before and after the Council of Trent? What principles have determined the boundaries of legitimate liturgical reform over the c...
Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, has been the most visible
member of the Catholic clergy in the world second only to Pope John
Paul II. His status as the head of the Congregation for the ...
The Second Vatican Council praised the Church's rich patrimony of sacred music and called for its continued liturgical use, with "pride of place" given to Gregorian chant. The Council Fathe...
Foreword by Archbishop J. Augustine DiNoia, O.P., Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
The Roman Canon, also known as the First Eucharistic Pr...