National Catholic Reporter

The Independent News Source

Web site for new Mass translations

 |  NCR Today

I posted this in August, but given the interest in two stories on our Web site yesterday and today (Liturgy needs not 'sacred language' but pastoral language and 'Slavishly literal' translation of missal criticized), I thought I should update this.

----

The U.S. bishops' conference announced this morning (i.e., Aug. 21) the launch of a Web site, focused on the Third Edition of the Roman Missal, that is, new translations of our Mass prayers.

For example:

Francis-cartoon-book.jpgGet NCR's newest book: The Chronicles of Francis, the Cartoon Strip, featuring cartoons from the popular series Francis.
Buy it now!

CURRENT
Priest: The Lord be with you.
People: And also with you.

NEW
Priest: The Lord be with you.
People: And with your spirit.

The site has an extensive listing of more examples.

The message on the web site's homepage says:

This website has been prepared to help you prepare for the transition. As this site continues to be expanded, you will find helpful resources for the faithful, for the clergy, and for parish and diocesan leaders.

May this process of the implementation of the revised Roman Missal be a time of deepening, nurturing, and celebrating our faith through our worship and the celebration of the Sacred Liturgy. (emphasis in the original).

Stay tuned for updates.

Enjoy this article?
Help support more like it by donating today!

Friends of NCR 300x80 web ad.jpg

NCR Email Alerts

 

In This Issue

August 28-September 10, 2015

08-27-2015.jpg

Some articles are only available in the print newspaper and Kindle edition.