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Accept Mass revisions with faith and trust of Mary

January 16, 2012

I'm old enough to remember the Latin Mass. I too served at the Latin Mass and, as I reflect on the new Roman Missal changes, these changes are more true to that version.

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New Missal offers healing to those wounded by liturgy

December 26, 2011

I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for the new Roman Missal. We have awaited this new translation with joy and excitement and are now just beginning to experience its beauty.

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New translation marks 40-year step backward

December 26, 2011

While I am open to a new Mass translation, I am not open to a 40-year step backwards as is represented by some of the new Roman Missal. If the new translation is a more accurate translation from the Latin, then surely the Latin was flawed, examples of which are given below.

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Society's sexism has religious roots

December 26, 2011

"Women shackled by poverty, low wages" – Thank you for publishing this article as it shines a light on the hardships that women face just because they are women.

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Liturgical changes create opportunity for teaching

December 19, 2011

As we read in the cover story of Dec. 5, Mary Griffiths remarks that we have "been doing the other responses for so long that it's just second nature." How true, and how sad when we don't even think about what we are saying at Mass.

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Development and Peace must keep its lay character

December 19, 2011

It is crucial that Development and Peace rediscover its origin as an independent lay organization of the Canadian Catholic Church.

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Domestic violence affects men as much as women

December 19, 2011

I read with interest and then dismay the content of the article. It spoke of only domestic violence where females were victims and there was no mention of the male victims and their children.

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Holodomor article marred by inaccuracies

December 19, 2011

Your article concerning the Holodomor ("Secret famine killed 10M Ukrainians," WCR, Dec. 5) contained factual inaccuracies that need to be corrected.

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Youth find liturgy changesto be amazing challenge

December 19, 2011

I have seen some of the letters in regards to the new Mass. I'm not surprised that some are against change; most of us to some level are. We become comfortable and complacent in our Church lives.

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Pompous language discourages the young

When I received my December Living with Christ and saw the new translation of the Roman Missal, my heart sank. The formalism of the language makes it inaccessible, exclusive, stilted and stuffy, closing too many of the windows thrown open by Pope John XXIII at Vatican II.

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