The Theology of the Novus Ordo Good Friday Liturgy

Posted April 20, 2017 9:46 pm by Gregory DiPippo

The Theology of the Novus Ordo Good Friday Liturgy

This article continues an ongoing series on the theology of the various Good Friday rites, covering that of the Novus Ordo. I have decided to break it into two parts, this one on the ceremonial aspects of the rite; the next part will discuss the textual changes. The previous articles discussed the rites in the Missal of St Pius V, and the revised Holy Week of Pius XII; I would suggest reading at least the latter before reading this one.In a few important respects, the Good Friday ceremony of the post-Conciliar Missal returns to the historical practice of the Church,

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