Monday, August 11, 2008

CDW Issues Directives on the Use and Translation of the Name of God in the Liturgy and Liturgical Music

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments recently issued directives on the use of “the Name of God” in the Sacred Liturgy. Here are the directives:

You can read the entire text here: Letter to the Bishop's Conferences on "the Name of God"

Presumably this would retroactively effect some popular liturgical music that has been used in many English speaking parishes following the Council, including by the likes of Fr. Dan Schutte, S.J.

[Thanks to a good friend of the NLM for bringing this foward and for acquiring the source material above. The gist of the story first appeared on the blog Communio this past weekend.]

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