The Theology of the 1955 Solemn Liturgical Action of Good Friday

Posted April 12, 2017 8:33 pm by Gregory DiPippo

The Theology of the 1955 Solemn Liturgical Action of Good Friday

This article is the second in a projected series of four, discussing the theology of the Good Friday ceremony of the Missal of St Pius V (part 1), the revised version of Pope Pius XII, and the Novus Ordo. For reference, complete descriptions of the first two are given in part 4.1 and part 4.2 of my series on the reformed Holy Week published in 2009. The portions of this article which discuss the rite of the Presanctified properly so-called are largely taken from part 4.2 of that series, but largely re-written. A fourth article will discuss the history of

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