Points of difference, debate, argument. What are we really about? Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Posted February 5, 2018 1:45 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Points of difference, debate, argument.  What are we really about?  Wherein Fr. Z rants.

At NLM Peter Kwasniewski has a great post in which he lays out the typical debates that engage those who frequent the Traditional Latin Mass and those who attend the Novus Ordo.
Let’s have a taste:
In the world of the usus antiquior, we find certain disagreements. Here are some examples:

whether orchestral Masses (e.g., Mozart’s) should be performed, or whether they run contrary to the spirit of the liturgy;
whether to follow exactly the Solesmes rhythmic markings or to incorporate the findings of chant paleography;
whether the people should sing the Mass Ordinary together with the choir;
whether a Gothic chasuble is better, worse, or equal to,

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