As parishes across the country get ready to implement the new English translation of the Roman Missal on the First Sunday of Advent, Nov. 27, some parents have been teaching their children about the changes and practicing them at home.
Joel and Joan Recznik of Toronto, Ohio, were able to get enough cardstock copies of changes months ago from their parish for everyone in the family. The Reczniks have 12 children who range in age from 4 to 23.
“We started to talk about the changes and have the kids basically recite the responses just like we taught them any other prayers, so that when the new translation goes into effect, they won’t be totally new to it,” Joel explained. “It’s a good...READ MORE