Re: Re: reorganisation and destruction of irish catholic churches
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Re postings 1197 and 1209 on the guff published by Fr. Paddy Jones of the Pastoral Liturgy Institute in his article of the September 2006 number of Intercom.
In the above mentioned article, our gentle scribe penned the following:
The sancturay of St. Colman’s Cathedral – like all the other cathedral sanctuaries in Ireland – was built for a very different way of worship. Keeping it unchanged would fail to respect the demands of a changed way of worship. The sanctuary designed in the 19th century is certainly inadequate…
This is quite a statement and redolent of the discontinuity historiography once fashionable among writers such as Theodore Kreuser (1894-1984) of Bonn, Josef Jungmann (1889-1975) of Innsbruck and the notorious Annibale Bugnini (1912-1982), who was eventually sent to a Mesopotamian exile by Paul VI. In case Fr. Paddy Jones might not have noticed, things have changed in relation to this way of viewing the liturgy. What I am wondering about is how Fr. Paddy Jones’ comments above can be squared with those contained in the attachment below: