Also on Pastor Valle Adurni there is this little piece:
After celebrating Mass facing the Lord I can report these favorable effects from the priest's point of view:
I don't have to worry about where to look I don't have to worry about what my face looks like I can weep at the beauty and wonder of it all without concern I can worship more freely and fully I feel more at one with the people of God I am on a journey to God with the people I am not the focus of attention The elevation of the host and the Ecce Agnus Dei have become more of a focus I feel more part of the great tradition I can't see who's not paying attention and feel I have to do something to get their attention back.>
I bumped into Fr Uwe Michael Lang in St Peter's Basilica. I gather that he
has been given a new job in the Congregation of Rites. I am sure he will do very
Fr Lang, a priest of the London Oratory in 2004 published Turning Towards the Lord, which contains a preface by a certain Joseph Ratzinger, it is about re-orientating the liturgy. It is very much a companion to the Pope's own Spirit of the Liturgy. Is this another piece of the Holy Father's project gently being put in place?