Friday, May 04, 2007

The Clock is Ticking on "Music in Catholic Worship"

This blogger provides an excellent summary of current events in the US concerning the shaky status of Music in Catholic Worship: "At this time, there has been no disclosure from the committee concerning their progress on this revision. An associate of mine who is a member of the FDLC (Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions) told me in a conversation that Music in Catholic Worship 'won’t exist after next October'… meaning October of 2007. This was following a National Meeting of the FDLC in February of 2007. The FDLC had issued a statement calling for the 'preservation' of MCW because of its importance in contemporary liturgy and its 'stature' among liturgists and musicians. There seems to be some fear in the FDLC camp as well…"

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