The Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described
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About "The Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described"
Today as the traditional liturgy of the Roman rite enjoys its resurgence amongst Catholics, young and old, the need for an up-to-date ceremonial manual for the celebration of the traditional liturgy according to the liturgical books in use in 1962 is greater than ever in the past forty years. This volume in its fifteenth revised, corrected and expanded edition is published to guide and to assist this celebrating the tradition liturgy today. Ceremonies covered in this manual include pontifical, solemn and low Mass, Vespers, Holy Week and the liturgical years, the sacraments, Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, funerals, episcopal visitation and more. This revised edition contains the text of the recent motu proprio by Pope Benedict XVI, a new chapter on music in the liturgy among other things.
Meet the Authors
Canon J.B.OConnell ( d. 1977). Ceremonial and rubrics were his life's work and on the death of Adrian Fortescue in 1923, he was asked to prepare the third edition of this book. Over the next forty years he prepared a further nine editions. Canon OConnell was a secular priest of the Menevia Diocese. A
Alcuin Reid is a cleric of the Diocese of Fr jus-Toulon, France, and a liturgical scholar and author. His principal work, The Organic Development of the Liturgy carries a preface by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI.