Friday, August 03, 2012

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Simple English Propers

The Simple English Propers have created new opportunities for ordinary form parishes around the English speaking world to embrace chant for the first time. As I've said many times, this book should have existed in the early 1970s. Had this been so, the history of liturgy of the last 40 years would have been different. Nonetheless, it is here now, and it has made a huge difference in the liturgical lives of many people.

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