Mother Angelica’s Funeral Mass, the Triumph of Latin, Chant, and Ad Orientem at EWTN

Posted August 4, 2016 6:21 am by Gregory DiPippo

Mother Angelica’s Funeral Mass, the Triumph of Latin, Chant, and Ad Orientem at EWTN

This guest article comes to us from writer Roseanne Sullivan, who has shared other items with us previously, for this interesting article which, as she writes below “vividly illustrates some pervasive misunderstandings about the actual intentions of the Second Vatican Council about the liturgy.” In 2006, Raymond Arroyo, EWTN news director and Mother Angelica’s biographer, told one particularly fascinating story among many in Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles. I’m going to recount the highlights of that story here because it is related to the current controversy about ad orientem Masses. This story

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