Skip to comments."Impressive beauty of the new Mass" Cardinal Lehmann
Posted on 02/20/2007 3:24:15 PM PST by Gillibrand
Cardinal Lehmann has used the German manifesto for the liberation of the old Mass to his own ends, by coming out with praise of the failed liturgy reform of the late 1960s. Translation of an article from the ever excellent kreuz.net.
There are mis-implementations here and there.
The Mainz bishop, Karl, Cardinal Lehmann has recently remarked on the beauty of the new Mass.
A reason for this recent praise was the German language manifesto for the readmitance of the old Rite.
These comments were made by Cardinal Lehmann for the latest edition of the Mainz Church News, Glaube und Leben (Belief and Life). According to the Catholic news agency, KNA the Cardinal defended the prevailing liturgy in the Catholic Church.
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"The Bishop of Mainz has been known as a strong adversary of the old Mass. Last November, 2005, he said it was sufficient to celebrate an old Mass now and then. After all, there are hardly any priests who are capable and ready to say the old Mass.However, in the late summer 2006, the Cardinal forbade a member of the Fraternity of St Peters to celebrate the old Mass. 300 people who had requested the old Mass from the area of Giessen in Oberhessen are still waiting for a reply from the Cardinal. They did request in their petition to celebrate the old Mass."
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That is special. I bookmarked it for later.
Honestly, the Novus Ordo, when celebrated properly according to the Missal, and with reverence is very beautiful and very impressive.
Tune into the Mass from the Vatican or the Mass from the National Shrine (both on EWTN) for multiple examples of this.
Unfortunately, the vast majority of Masses celebrated come nowhere near those standards.