Thursday, September 1, 2016

Is the Priest's Back Away From the People?

He's not: Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, caused a rumpus earlier this summer by proposing to a meeting of liturgists in London to discuss  changing the orientation of the priest when celebrating Mass.

   One way to look--the priest is leading the congregation towards the East which is where the Second Coming will be.

   Another way to look--are you blind?  His back is away from the people?

   And then there's--So what?  How about a combination?

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