After a long winter's nap of nearly half a season, Work of Human Hands returns to the airwaves to finish its companion run to Father Anthony Cekada's recently back-in-print master study on the changes to the Mass brought on by the Second Vatican Council.
In this episode host Stephen Heiner discusses Chapter 9 of Father's book, which was once, in large parts, a slim book called "Problems with the Prayers of the Modern Mass" that sold tens of thousands of copies when in print for TAN Books.
This chapter (and episode) addresses the fact that 83% of these prayers were revised, and that not only the style but the content was revised, specifically the removal of:
- "negative theology"
- prayers for the dead
- despising of the present world and life
and mention of:
- merits of the saints
with new additions of:
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