After people line up for the midnight shows and new releases, newspapers, blogs and magazines abound with reviews. In keeping with my theory that we should meet the new Roman Missal with even greater energy and enthusiasm, what follows is my ‘review’ of my first experience of praying with the New Roman Missal. I’ve been Catholic all of my life, attending Sunday Mass from the womb and daily Mass for over ten years, but yesterday felt like the first time. Even the priest who was celebrating the Mass noted that he was nervous and felt the same way that he did when he celebrated his first mass almost 20 years ago. This weekend, we all met the new English translation of the Third Edition of the Roman Missal head on. No more practice and preparation sessions…this was the real deal and will be the real deal for generations to come. I have been more excited than most people (some would even say I bordered on fanatical) and have spent a great deal of time in study and preparation not
The Franciscan Way of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George is the road that St. Francis followed: in the footsteps of Jesus Christ and in the spirit of our foundress, Mother M. Anselma.