Sacrosanctum Concilium Archive

Worship without Sacrifice

In a recent post I examined a much-praised article written by Cardinal Robert Sarah wherein he spoke of the Second Vatican Council’s treatment of the liturgy as a text largely ignored saying, “the time has come to listen to the Council,” as if …

A neo-conservative star is born

Fueled most recently by an article on the sacred liturgy published in L’Osservatore Romano, Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, is skyrocketing toward the outer limits of neo-conservative stardom. The highlight of the article – what some headlines are …

Liturgy conference as prelude to Synod

On Wednesday, March 4th, the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome will open a three-day event, co-sponsored by the Italian Bishop’s Conference, dedicated to examining “Liturgy as a means of evangelization.” This conference (one that Pope Francis presumably will address, either in person, or …