People Look East! Bishop Conley and His Cathedral Move Ad Orientem for Advent and Christmas
Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska has just issued a pastoral column in the diocesan newspaper, The Southern Nebraska Register, explaining the basics of celebrating the Mass ad orientem. His column also reveals a plan for the priests of the cathedral during Advent, and then he himself at midnight Mass on Christmas, to celebrate the Masses ad orientem.continue at New Liturgical Movement
Certainly this is an excellent example of the bishop of a diocese properly claiming his role as the “governor, promoter, and guardian of liturgical life in his diocese.”
also good commentary at One Peter Five
To quote Ron Swanson; Please and thank you!
Not to be a negative ninny, but alot of people don't realize the cathedral in Lincoln looks like this:
I kind of like the windows. Not sure why the sanctuary is so drastically different.