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A Guide to the General Instruction of the Roman Missal

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In this brief, accessible guidebook, Father Paul Turner, a well-known and trusted sacramental theologian, offers priests and parish ministers a straightforward commentary on the new, third edition of General Instruction of the Roman Missal. Working from the Latin text, Father Turner has been preparing this resource to make it available as soon as the official English ...more
Paperback, 28 pages
Published February 28th 2003 by Liturgy Training Publications (first published 2003)
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Apr 14, 2015 Andrew rated it liked it
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This was a good quick read. As the title suggests, it is an introduction, so it isn't as heady as the General Instruction for Roman Missal (GIRM) is. However, I have yet to read the GIRM, so I don't know how good of a job it does.
I did learn quite a bit, most of those I learned were related to how the changes made in 2011 were made so the English translation of the Mass would, like every other language, accurately reflect the original Latin. I am seriously starting to wonder what happened with
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Jun 12, 2011 Sean Whelan rated it it was amazing
Just a pamphlet sized item. Offers a more theological overview of the portions of the Mass rather than specific rubrics. True to Turner's wonderful prose and pastoral sense.
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Paul Turner is pastor of St. Anthony Parish in Kansas City, Missouri. A priest of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, he holds a doctorate in sacred theology from the Athenaeum of Saint Anselm in Rome. He is the author of Glory in the Cross: Holy Week in the Third Edition of The Roman Missal, When Other Christians Become Catholic, and many other titles. He is a former President of the North Ame

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