‘What earlier generations held as sacred,’ said the late Pope Emeritus, ‘remains sacred and great for us too.’
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Father Claude Barthe, an expert author on traditional liturgy, reflects on the late pope's motu proprio, ‘Summorum Pontificum’ calling the text ‘the most important of the pontificate.’
“The sacrifice of Christ and the sacrifice of the Eucharist are one single sacrifice. ... And since in this divine sacrifice which is celebrated in the Mass, the same Christ who offered himself once in a bloody manner on the altar of the cross is contained and is offered in an unbloody manner ... this sacrifice is truly propitiatory.” (CCC 1367)
The cardinal and the bishop offered their comments for a talk the author gave recently in London.
The pilgrimage will mark the 15th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum, Pope Benedict XVI’s 2007 apostolic letter that liberalized the Church’s traditional liturgical rites.
The Franciscan friars he spent time with to prepare for the role made him increasingly curious about the faith that inspired the Italian saint.
Bishop Michael Burbidge offered additional thoughts on the recent guidelines he issued on a diocesan podcast.
The Spanish priest also said that in an exorcism there are two types of prayers that are done, facing the devil directly.
Under the rules, eight other parishes may continue to offer Masses in what is called the Extraordinary Form, but five of those may only do so in other locations besides their churches, including school buildings and a former church.