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,