Sunday, May 27, 2007

Rites of the Past

Rod Dreher at the Dallas Morning News provides a helpful round up of the renewed interest in traditional liturgy.

"For many contemporary Americans, religion is like a scented candle: The purpose of its light is to provide a comforting psychological ambience. But for a small, growing minority – for whom religion, properly understood, exists to illuminate the challenging path to truth and holiness – there is an alternative: tradition.We'll soon be hearing a lot about tradition – Catholic tradition, anyway. Pope Benedict XVI is soon expected to grant permission for the traditional Latin Mass to be celebrated in any Roman Catholic church in the world."

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