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Julianne E. Wallace is the associate director of faith formation, worship, and ministry at St. Bonaventure University in Western New York. She earned an M.T.S in Word and Worship from the Washington Theological Union in Washington, D.C. and a B.A. in Music Performance from the University of Mary Washington in Virginia. Julianne is passionate about sharing the joy of liturgy with others and helping everyone to worship well.
June 21st, 2011

The way in which the Church translated the Roman Missal (the book that contains all the prayers for Mass) has changed. When translating a text, you can use two different approaches: dynamic equivalence or formal equivalence. Dynamic equivalence translates the original text based on meaning or spirit of the text. Formal equivalence is a literal word-for-word translation of the original text. In our current Roman Missal (published in 1975), the Church used dynamic equivalence to translate the Latin Roman Missal into English. In 2001, the Congregation for Divine Worship published Liturgiam Authenticum. This document calls for a formal (or literal) translation of the Latin Missal. In the past several years,…

January 18th, 2011

Most likely.
The most remarkable thing about the Celebration of the Eucharist is that throughout 2,000 or so years- we have always come together to listen to the words of scripture and then share a meal together. Throughout the years, many people have prayed the Eucharist in many different ways. The 3rd Edition of the Roman Missal is just one more way to pray the Mass. Since we have had so many different translations in the past, I wouldn’t count out another revision of the Roman Missal on our horizon.…

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