Ad Orientem – 4 Fr Newman’s fourth letter on ad orientem celebration of the Mass PatheosDwight2008-03-04T17:21:00-04:00March 4th, 2008|Categories: Patheos|3 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInPinterestVkEmail Related Posts O Lord, Make Me Happy, But Not Yet… August 27th, 2021 Aliens, Elephants and Angels June 28th, 2021 Exorcism and the Snakes of St Patrick March 17th, 2021 | 1 Comment The Chair of Peter: Furniture Matters… February 24th, 2021 Eliot’s Ash Wednesday February 17th, 2021 3 Comments A Simple Sinner March 4, 2008 at 10:27 pmLog in to Reply You know, it never occured to me that a priest in rose vestments was in any fashion unmanly or “in pink”. Whatever else I have dealt with, I have always had some manly priests…You know in the victorian era, pink and rose as it is a derivative shade of red (the manly color of men) were always considered man’s colors.In our General Assembly (built in the 1850s) both chambers are – call it what else you want – pink. Tribunus March 6, 2008 at 3:37 pmLog in to Reply This comment has been removed by the author. Tribunus March 6, 2008 at 3:50 pmLog in to Reply Now he’s talking!Just read Fr Newman’s lead on “Ad Orientem”. Excellent! More please!James Knox, some time Cardinal in charge of the Chiesa Nuova in Rome, put in a forward altar against the express wish of the protectress of the Church, Princess Borghese, defiantly ignoring the Fathers and the pleas of many of the Faithful that they preferred it the old way.He was but one among many who did such things at that time.Why did they do it?And why did they so brutally offend the Faithful in their manner of doing it?What was the point?Time to restore normality and it would not hurt to apologise to the Faithful who were so brutally treated in the past.Fr Newman is leading the way nicely.Credit where credit is due! Leave A Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.