Pope turns away from congregation
Pope Benedict turns his back on new rituals
Pope turns back on congregation in old mass ritual
In a departure from tradition, Benedict did not celebrate the Mass at a small altar set up to face the congregation. Instead, he celebrated it with his back to the congregation, which included the children's parents, godparents, grandparents and siblings.
In fact, the Holy Father celebrated the Novus Ordo in the Sistine Chapel using the real altar, and lovingly claimed thirteen blessed children for God.
Holy Week is upon us, Lent has been a bear, and, a baby. - I trust you have been having a blessed and holy Lent. I seem to remember last year as not needing a lot of additional disciplines, as they came pre-pac...
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