As we stumble over the new responses, we can think of the Magi following the unpredictable movements of a star, or St. Joseph banging on doors looking for a place to stay. If we are forced to pay extra attention to the words, that won’t be a bad thing. And if we continue to blurt out the old responses from time to time, that might be a useful lesson in humility [more].Now that's well said!
04 December 2011
Advent and the new translation
Writing On the News, Phil Lawler recently commented on the appropriateness of beginning the use of the revised English translations of the Ordinary Form of the Mass in Advent: