The End of the ‘Reform of the Reform’: The Brief History of a Self-Referential Delusion

The “reform of the reform” is getting a lot of internet time these days, given what occurred with Crd Sarah and the turn-around situation and PF coming down on it quite quickly.  This article is an interesting read….at least it was to me.  As a former cantor and deeply tied to the reforms brought about by Vatican II I follow the liturgy thing closely.  I tend to get “testy” about those who want to undo what I feel has become one of the most treasured things to come from Vatican II for the average Catholic.  I have no objection to those who want the old Mass.  I think that there should be churches in dioceses that have one or the other and the people will show which they prefer with their feet.  However, I think the “reform of the reform” has been a smoke screen for those who want to mandate the old rite for all.  That I really object to….reyanna

By Andrea Grillo              July 14, 2016                     PrayTell blog on-line

The combination of three little events, only tangentially connected, have in recent days marked out an important moment for the Catholic liturgy. These events are, in order: a statement issued by the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) on June 29, a talk delivered at a conference by the prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship on July 5, and a statement from the Holy See Press Office on July 11. The sequence of these three events leads us to a conclusion that, while unexpected, is also completely fitting.

But let’s go in order.

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