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Pride of Place

Readers of Stuff’s post on singing before/during/after communion may find these interesting. The Mass of Vatican II […]In any case, the first use of actuosa participatio, i.e., active participation, referred explicitly and exclusively to the restoration of the congregational singing of Gregorian Chant. In 1928, Pope Pius XI reiterated the point in his Apostolic Letter, […]