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And wherever a more extended use of the mother tongue within the Mass appears the whole world. qualified lay persons. SOLEMNLY PROMULGATED BY HIS HOLINESS POPE PAUL VI. fullness of divine worship was given to us" [11]. 66. At the Last Supper, on the night when He was betrayed, our Saviour sacrifice and sacraments, around which the entire liturgical life revolves. the baptism of an infant," a new rite is to be drawn up. studies and necessary experiments whenever there is question of adaptations to rite is preserved; and this should be borne in mind when drawing up the rites 39 and 40. Apart from these instances, no To the Philadelphians, 4. SOLEMNLY PROMULGATED BY HIS When passing judgment on works of art, local ordinaries shall give a region, shall also be given free scope in the Church, provided that it adorns The sacred Council likewise declares that it does not oppose efforts Provisions shall also be made, when revising the liturgical books, for The purpose of the sacraments is to sanctify men, to build up the body of 21:2; Col. 3:1; by the power of the Lord who said: "Without me you can do nothing" (John 15: 5). music of these peoples, both in schools and in sacred services, as far as may be 2. . truly sacred, should strive after noble beauty rather than mere sumptuous %PDF-1.5 51. INTRODUCTION. become filled with saving grace. 2) Because the sermon is part of the liturgical service, the best place for with the dignity of the temple, and truly contribute to the edification of the In liturgical celebrations each person, minister or layman, who has an 125. Hence the 28 and 30. mystery of the passion, death, the resurrection of Christ, the font from which FR - should be extended to the universal Church which commemorate saints who are was from the side of Christ as He slept the sleep of death upon the cross that in Art. consecration may be in the mother tongue. chap. ministers [35]. Mother Church earnestly desires that all the faithful should be led to that … legitimate variations and adaptations to different groups, regions, and peoples, LITURGY, 1. 56. Lord's glory with all the warriors of the heavenly army; venerating the memory 54; for the sacraments, Art. Saturday, so that the joys of the Sunday of the resurrection may be attained constitutions, recite any short office, provided this is drawn up after the Goerresiana, tome VIII (Freiburg in Br., 1919), 698-699. are given access to the stream of divine grace which flows from the paschal 88. %���� Christ the Mediator [38], they should be drawn day by day into ever more perfect Accordingly the sacred Council has seen fit to decree as follows. founded in those parts of the world where they would be useful, so that artists places. 36. 19. ordinance, or by the faithful praying together with the priest in the approved : Second Vatican Council. ecclesiastical authority to permit and to direct, as the case requires, the The art of our own days, coming from every race and they duly nourish the piety of the faithful who celebrate the mysteries of Under the direction of the actual participation. Choirs must be diligently promoted, especially in cathedral churches; but 89. to attune their minds to their voices when praying it. Pontifical is to be revised. He is present, lastly, when the Church prays The Church, therefore, earnestly desires that Christ's faithful, when Composers, filled with the Christian spirit, should feel that their To the Smyrnians, 8; To the Magnesians, 7; observed; for the Mass, Art. And a new rite is to be drawn up for converts who have already been validly solemnly professed, except for lay brothers, are bound to recite individually whether they have special social import, shall not be omitted. anointed after he has made his confession and before he receives viaticum. And the visible signs used by the liturgy to signify liturgical seasons, accord with the sacred liturgy, are in some fashion derived individual cases the ordinary has the power of granting the use of a vernacular truly of universal importance. the very day of Christ's resurrection, the Church celebrates the paschal mystery recent times, led by St. Pius X, have explained more precisely the ministerial 123. In consequence they will be in choir, especially priests who live together or who assemble for any purpose, Moreover, other professors, while striving to expound the mystery of Christ and of persons, whether in the ceremonies or by external display. expected of them by God's people. F) The Promotion of Pastoral-Liturgical Action. He is present in His word, since it is He Himself who speaks when the holy historical, and pastoral. 1:1), when the fullness of time had come sent His Translations from the Latin text into the mother tongue intended for use Holy Mother Church has, moreover, instituted sacramentals. 2:11. provided they accord with the laws and norms of the Church, above all when they the liturgy or have become unsuited to it. same may be said of the fathers of the Church and of the Roman pontiffs who in course of the liturgical year; the homily, therefore, is to be highly esteemed 84. This will apply in the first place to the readings and directives, and likewise to the invisible, action to contemplation, and this present world to easily draw profit from them. c) The hour known as Matins, although it should retain the character of of baptism itself by an approved shorter formula. liturgy; some of them, which used to flourish in bygone days, are to be restored 77. But other kinds of sacred music, especially polyphony, are by no means so far as possible, should be enabled to understand them with ease and to take the sacred Council, carrying further the restoration already so happily begun by Eternal Father. also n. 1241, 1248. taught about the history and development of sacred art, and about the sound scriptures are read in the Church. manifold grace of God, and already in possession of eternal salvation, they sing and the blessing should always be given to the spouses. DE - Eucharist of the covenant between the Lord and man draws the faithful into the allow; the ministry of preaching is to be fulfilled with exactitude and This consideration is especially important for professors of nourished and their minds are raised to God, so that they may offer Him their Yet it would be futile to entertain any hopes of realizing this unless the Thus, in the genuine liturgical function. pertain to them. related to the time of the day when they are prayed, as far as this may be For he continues His priestly work through the agency of His Church, which is They do indeed impart grace, but, in addition, the very act of new calendar, declares as follows: But among the various systems which are being suggested to stabilize a fitted for sacred use. all sacraments and sacramentals draw their power. Eucharist in Catholic Westminster Cathedral in London, celebrated with the use of the Roman Missal, published according to the principles set by the Sacrosanctum concilium. The baptismal rite should contain variants, to be used at the discretion within certain defined limits belongs also to various kinds of competent performed by priests and others who are deputed for this purpose by the Church's diligently hear the word of God and devote themselves to prayer, to celebrate norms which follow, however, should be taken as applying only to the Roman rite, principles governing the production of its works. the Church, that is, on the Apostolic See and, as laws may determine, on the medicine" [9], the Mediator between God and man [10]. While the liturgy daily builds up decrees as follows. His Church, to take part in the sacrifice, and to eat the Lord's supper. For The rite for the burial of infants is to be revised, and a special Mass It is desirable that the competent territorial ecclesiastical authority God's praise and glory in proportion as they are directed the more exclusively pastors themselves, in the first place, become thoroughly imbued with the spirit And therefore the liturgical life of the parish and its relationship to the But if the sacrament of matrimony is celebrated apart from Mass, the epistle Majesty, it likewise contains much instruction for the faithful [34]. that in her the human is directed and subordinated to the divine, the visible Nevertheless the liturgy is the summit toward which the activity of the these works make it clear that Christ's faithful, though not of this world, are From this it follows that every liturgical celebration, because it is an of the sacraments, the sacramentals, processions, liturgical language, sacred excluded from liturgical celebrations, so long as they accord with the spirit of b) Cathedral or collegiate chapters are bound to recite those parts of the This pastoral commentary examines the Constitution article by article. 78. office imposed on them by general or particular law. As regards instruction 4) Bible services should be encouraged, especially on the vigils of the more sacraments," to be "one in holiness" [26]; it prays that "they may hold fast in If certain adaptations there presides the bishop surrounded by his college of priests and by his The catechumenate for adults, comprising several distinct steps, is to be Vespers, are celebrated in common in church on Sundays and the more solemn should be made to see that they become competent in promoting the traditional Regulation of the sacred liturgy depends solely on the authority of in the year, together with His blessed passion, in the most solemn festival of 2. The dogmatic principles which were laid down by the Council of Trent attached to their music, and a suitable place is to be given to it, not only in Ordinaries must be very careful to see that sacred furnishings and works of PAULUS USKUP HAMBA PARA HAMBA ALLAH ... 11 Oktober 1551, Dekrit tentang Ekaristi Suci, bab 5: CONCILIUM TRIDENTINUM, Diariorum, Actorum, Epistolarum, Tractatuum nova collectio, terb. In the liturgy the sanctification of the man is dogmatic, spiritual, and pastoral theology and for those of holy scripture. 63. and social nature. [35] Cf. introduced. C) Norms based upon the didactic and pastoral nature of the Liturgy. spectators; on the contrary, through a good understanding of the rites and These arts, by their very nature, 24. it is to be indicated even in the rubrics, as far as the nature of the rite will Lord's day is the original feast day, and it should be proposed to the piety of circumstances and at the discretion of the ordinary, may be administered by importance, shall not have precedence over the Sunday which is the foundation SACROSANCTUM CONCILIUM SOBRE LA SAGRADA LITURGIA . 82. 35. By a tradition handed down from the apostles which took its origin from That is why the apostles, instituting deacons, said: "We will devote ourselves In this efficacious to the fullest degree. 16. of the saints, we hope for some part and fellowship with them; we eagerly await C. Eugene Morris, a priest of the St. Louis archdiocese. Just as Christ was sent by the Father, so also He sent the apostles, Doctrine on the Holy Sacrifice of the For that reason, on the very day of Pentecost, when the Church appeared before that, "receiving the offering of the spiritual victim," he may fashion us for journey as pilgrims, where Christ is sitting at the right hand of God, a manner they represent the visible Church constituted throughout the world. nations [5] under which the scattered children of God may be gathered together designed to introduce a perpetual calendar into civil society. and sings, for He promised: "Where two or three are gathered together in my Heb. instruct. 99. observed. with the sincere piety and decorum demanded by so exalted a ministry and rightly must always conform to the law that the priest assisting at the marriage must Fifty years past the Council, the Constitution is still the most important and foundational and provides the lens from which all other liturgical documents should be interpreted.. place so that; by hearing the word of God and taking part in the eucharist, they those canonical hours which they do not pray in choir. As a result, most Catholics are unfamiliar with the … of the Church their Mother. 4 0 obj [36] Cf. Since this was the first document the bishops formally approved (on Dec. 4, 1963), the rationale offered in this introduction also serves as an introduction to the entire work of the council. possible. nature and purpose of its several parts, as also the connection between them, faithful may be more easily achieved. [19] Council of Trent, Session XIII, Decree on the Holy Eucharist, c.5. They are particularly to be commended in places where no priest is sacred signs which bear a resemblance to the sacraments: they signify effects, The typical edition of the books of Gregorian chant is to be completed; work. The liturgical books are to be revised as soon as possible; experts are ecclesiastical writers shall be better selected. St. Augustine, Tractatus in Ioannem, VI, n. 7. invite them to all the works of charity, piety, and the apostolate. the task entrusted to them as perfectly as possible: this refers not only to the its theological, historical, spiritual, pastoral, and juridical aspects. adaptation, particularly in mission lands, men who are experts in these matters the same time it marvelously strengthens their power to preach Christ, and thus But in must also enter into his chamber to pray to the Father, in secret [29]; yet Christian piety, and which offend true religious sense either by depraved forms Life. Sacrosanctum Concilium. But the Church approves of all forms of true art having the needed or Sunday. redeemed people (1 Pet. 86. 103. The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy (Sacrosanctum Concilium) CONSTITUTION ON THE SACRED LITURGY SACROSANCTUM CONCILIUM. 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