Why Do We Need All Of These Articles?

The implementation of the English Translation of the Roman Missal, Third Edition, raises many questions for U.S. Catholics.

  • Why do we need a new translation?
  • What prayers will be different?
  • Who are the new saints included with the edition?
  • How will this translation affect lay ministers and liturgical musicians?


None of these questions has a short, simple answer.

The articles on this page explore these questions at some length and feature the insights of experts in these areas. Hopefully they will help shed some light on this complex issue, making ever more clear the gifts the Roman Missal, Third Edition, offers the Church.


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