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The revised Offertory rite in the Mass of Paul VI.

Missal Translation Director Praises Cekada’s Book on the Mass of Paul VI

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The Meaning of “Work of Human Hands”

RECENTLY I CAME across the musings of a young Jesuit, Father Mark Mossa, about the phrase “work of human hands” which occurs in the Preparation of Gifts (= Offertory) in the New Mass. This prompted a brief correspondence the meaning of the phrase. The full text of the priest’s blog posting is here, and the […]

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