Monday, March 3, 2008

SP March 3, 2008

By Patrick Archbold

Extraordinary Form On Long Island
—Some good news for the Extraordinary Form on Long Island. Traditional Confirmation coming to LI.

Old rite revisited
A reverential silence fills the sanctuary of St. Mary’s Cathedral, gently broken by a murmur of Latin.
With his back to the congregation, the priest recites the liturgy, familiar prayers in a foreign tongue.
Orémus. Let us pray.
Yes, let us.

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