Thursday, June 15, 2006

Critical Mass: To Be Continued


Yesterday we mentioned the vote by the American bishops on the new translation of the Order of Mass. Some of it has been covered here in the past, which is why I'm waiting till the meeting is over to comment on some of the buzz, including what the opposition isn't telling. (Stay tuned...) Meanwhile, here's a jewel worthy of Tiffany's, discovered by The Lion and the Cardinal, and brought to my attention via "Don Jim" Tucker. Click on the picture to learn more.


At 6/15/2006 08:05:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

C'mon David, don't be coy. If you've got info, 'fess up.

Good for the soul, and all.


At 6/15/2006 08:35:00 PM, Blogger David L Alexander said...

Sorry, you and Rocco will have to wait. (He won't have the scoop on this either.)

At 6/15/2006 10:32:00 PM, Anonymous Jon said...


Now that's it's a done deal, can you share with us the text you scooped me on at e-Bay over the winter?

I can only find copies of the second draft out there on the Web (this was the third, wasn't it?)

At 6/15/2006 11:03:00 PM, Blogger David L Alexander said...


I believe it was the second, with some minor revisions that I noticed (which I guess makes it the third, huh?). The various drafts are known as "gray book" and "green book" and all that, I forget the drill, as I used to cover this issue more closely fifteen years ago. I've dealt with the draft of which you speak in the past year, and I'll refer to that. But there is some history that some bloggers are too young to remember, from the last round. Stay tuned...

At 6/16/2006 09:33:00 PM, Anonymous Jane M said...

What was with that Exposition in 1893. This is the second piece of chapel art I've seen from it. Out in West Bend Iowas there is an altar/back altar piece about twenty feet tall, carved of birds'-eye maple installed in the church. It won a prize also at that exhibition....

At 6/17/2006 12:28:00 PM, Anonymous Fr. Augustine O.P. said...

In your kindness could you post the link to where you found the "second translation" on the web? I have been searching for what seems like hours and cannot find any version at all.


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