Author: Max Johnson

  • From Where Comes “Novus Ordo”?

    I do not recall hearing the phrase “Novus Ordo” used to describe the editions of the Missale Romanum of Pope Paul VI until rather recently. I find this development rather interesting and my question, then, is, simply, from where did this designation arise?

  • Mixed Messages

    One of the great joys that I have experienced in my life of faith has been the ability to join with Roman Catholics and Christians of several differing traditions in occasions of worship, including ecumenical events, and to already know the words of many of the prayers and other liturgical texts. As a result of…