A History of the Holy Week Liturgy in the Roman Rite
Author: Philip J Goddard
Softcover - 339pp This study of history brings to light the early beginnings of the celebration of the Resurrection in the Roman church. Beginning with the Apostles, through the Middles Ages and Frankish kingdoms, up through the Tridentine reform in the 16th century. It also examines the reforms of the 20th centrury, one in 1955 and one in 1970. He explains why they were made, the sources those innovations came from and the reasons given. This Catholic book is perfect for those interested in liturgical doctrine and reform, while still being accessible to the ordinary reader. Add to the cart or wish list above.