A Rupture from The Past

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...Ratzinger's third major criticism of the liturgical reform was that whatever its virtues, the new missal, both in particular sections and in its entirety, leaves the impression of a rupture with the past, and can seem contrived. It resembles more a compilation by a committee of professors than the organic development of a truly living liturgy. "In the place of liturgy as the fruit of development came fabricated liturgy," Ratzinger wrote. "We abandoned the organic, living process of growth and development over centuries, and replaced it -- as in a manufacturing process -- with a fabrication, a banal on-the-spot product."

For more, read this at insidecatholic.com

2 comments:

Dessi said...

Hi like your post always make me think!!!

Jennifer said...

Thanks for sending me to the full article, it clarified several things I've been pondering lately...

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