Benedict XVI and the Roman Missal

Janet E. Rutherford & James O'Brien editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-371-8
June 2013. 320pp.

PART I. The Missale Romanum

Verbum Domini: word and rite in Ratzinger’s sacramental theology
D. Vincent Twomey

Ius Divinum and the sacred liturgy
Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke

Sacerdos paratus and populo congregato: the historical development of the Roman Missal
Paul Gunter OSB

The ‘basic structure’ (Grundgestalt) of the eucharistic celebration according to Joseph Ratzinger
Manfred Hauke

The Church’s Eucharist, the Lord’s Supper, Israel’s sacrifice: reflections on Pope Benedict’s axiom ‘Without its coherence with its Old Testament heritage, Christian liturgy simply cannot be understood’
Dieter Böhler SJ

The Roman Missal in Summorum pontificum
Cassian Folsom OSB

Liturgy as ‘a transcending movement’ (J. Ratzinger): reflections on the form and theology of the opening rites in the Roman Missal
Sven Leo Conrad FSSP

The post-Vatican II revision of the Sunday collects of Paschaltide: an overview
Lauren Pristas

Music and the sacrality of the two forms
William Mahrt

The Anglican patrimony
Janet E. Rutherford

PART II. Translating the Missal Romanum

What has language to do with beauty? The philosophical foundations of liturgical translations
Daniel B. Gallagher

Translating the Missale Romanum: towards a sacral vernacular
Uwe Michael Lang CO

Why a new translation of the Missal?
George Cardinal Pell

The new Roman Missal: a moment in the Church’s liturgical renewal
Arthur Serratelli

The Ordo Missae of 1965: the Latin-German altar missal and liturgical renewal
Helmut Hoping

APPENDIX: Homily for Pontifical High Mass on the fourth Sunday after Pentecost 2011 (Romans 8:18–23; Luke 5:1–11)
Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke