Ottawa's archbishop: faithful should kneel during Eucharistic Prayer
CWN - March 22, 2010
Responding to a wide variety of practices in the parishes of his Ottawa archdiocese, Archbishop Terrence Prendergast has written to emphasize that Church liturgical norms call for the faithful to kneel during the Eucharistic Prayer.
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Posted by: Jfran -
Mar. 23, 2010 4:30 PM ET USA
The lack of reverence for the Body and Blood of Christ exhibited in Catholic Churches these days is disgraceful. If some people feel that to kneel before God is offensive to them, they should make note that they offend the many of us who attend Mass with the desire to respect Jesus in the Holy Sacrament. The very idea that someone would blame a feeling of inferiority as an excuse for not kneeling before God Almight is outrageous. An exagerated sense of superiority sounds more like it.
Posted by: unum -
Mar. 22, 2010 6:14 PM ET USA
No kidding? Our parish is a standing parish.