Here at AlwaysCatholic.com we are running a new series by David Alexander from his blog, ManwithBlackHat. There is a plethora written on the New Missal changes for the Ordinary Form but we thought this one best. Why? David is an Extraordinary Form guy (Actually an MC at a Traditonal Mass) but is an objective observer of all things liturgical in our Beloved Church…So, sit back and read a series that will make the transition pleasing…as it should be.
Guided Missal 1: Prelude
Sunday, September 25, 2011
The expression is attributed to Saint Prosper of Aquitaine, a fifth-century Christian writer and disciple of Saint Augustine. Closer to the present, the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches us that “[t]he Church’s faith precedes the faith of the believer who is invited to adhere to it. When the Church celebrates the sacraments, she confesses the faith received from the apostles – whence the ancient saying … The law of prayer is the law of faith: the Church believes as she prays. Liturgy is a constitutive element of the holy and living Tradition.” (1124)
“The law of praying, the law of believing, the law of living.” As we pray, so we believe, and so we live.
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