Monday May 17, 2010
posted by Shawn Tribe
Continuing our consideration of the possibilities presented for the liturgy of an Anglican Ordinariate, we turn now to a consideration offered by Fr. John Hunwicke, SSC, author of the blog, Fr. Hunwicke's Liturgical Notes, parish priest of the Anglican parish of St. Thomas the Martyr in Oxford, and former Head of Theology at Lancing College, Sussex.
Four Liturgical Forms
by Fr. John Hunwicke, SSC
Parish Priest of St. Thomas the Martyr, Oxford
Some things about the Eucharistic worship of the Ordinariates are already clear. Since Ordinariate clergy will be part of the Roman Rite, they will be able lawfully to use the Ordinary Form in a translation which will have received the recognitio of the Holy See - and I am of course thinking of the new ICEL translation of the Roman Rite. Doubtless many will use this rite, since (particularly in England) very many Anglican Catholic clergy have in the past used the OF. Those who adhered to more 'Anglican' forms - the Alternative Service Book or Common Worship - commonly used Anglican rites in modern English so that they could deftly graft into them Roman elements...
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