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Topic: Roman rite

  Roman Catholic Church. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Besides the Roman rite, to which the vast majority belong, there are among Catholics five Eastern rites, used by a number of communities (Eastern Catholics or Uniates; see patriarch).
Apart from the rites and foreign missions, the organization of the church is by diocese, the territory of a bishop.
The doctrine of apostolic succession is one of the keystones of the Catholic faith; it holds that the pope (the vicar of Christ) and the bishops have in varying degrees the spiritual authority Jesus assigned to his apostles.
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 Roman Rite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The liturgical rite of the Church of Rome is called the Roman Rite.
The quite distinct term Latin Rite, usually refers not to a liturgical rite but to the particular Church within the Roman Catholic Church that was sometimes referred to also as the Patriarchate of the West, within which liturgical rites other than the now almost universally adopted Roman Rite have been and still are in use.
Again, while in all the other ancient rites the liturgy is chanted throughout, in the Tridentine form of the Roman Rite and for some centuries before, the priest normally merely spoke the words of the Mass, to a large extent silently.
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 Roman Rite
The Roman Rite was adopted throughout the West because the local bishops, sometimes kings or emperors, felt that they could not do better than use the rite of the chief bishop of all, at Rome.
The Roman Rite evolved out of the (presumed) universal, but quite fluid, rite of the first three centuries during the (liturgically) almost unknown time from the fourth to the sixth.
As the rite of the Latin Church it is used exclusively in the Latin Patriarchate, with three small exceptions at Milan, Toledo, and in the still Byzantine churches of Southern Italy, Sicily, and Corsica.
www.traditionalcatholic.net /Tradition/Mass/Roman_Rite.html   (829 words)

 About the Tridentine Rite
Though it is perhaps misleading to generalize, the traditional Roman rite differs from the other historic apostolic rites of the Church -- e.g., the Eastern -- in its focus on mystery rather than mysticism and in its adherence to a different set of apostolic traditions.
For example, many hold that the traditional Roman rite is more reverential, that it fills the soul with a sense of mystery and awe.
Third, while the readings of the old rite are chosen primarily for their moral or doctrinal relevance to the liturgical calendar, they can also be chosen because of a nearby Saint's Day or Station Day.
www.holytrinitygerman.org /tridrite.html   (1689 words)

 New Catholic Dictionary: Roman Rite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Most of these derived rites were abolished by Pope Pius V in 1570, but the Roman Rite had already been influenced by, and received additions from both the Gallican and Spanish rites.
It is the exclusive rite of the Latin Patriarchate and with the exception of Milan, Toledo, and the Byzantine Churches of Southern Italy, Sicily, and Corsica, is used throughout all of Western Europe, and in all countries colonized from there.
The language of the Roman Rite is Latin except for a few churches along the eastern coast of the Adriatic, where Slavonic is used, and on rare occasions, Greek at Rome.
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The chief authorities for it (Clement, Justin, Hippolytus, Novatian) are all Roman.
In the Byzantine Rite, on the other hand, the gifts are prepared beforehand, brought up with the singing of the Cherubikon, and offered at the altar by a public Synapte of deacon and people, and a prayer once sung aloud by the celebrant (now only the Ekphonesis is sung aloud).
And the "Hanc Igitur" is a fragment of the Intercession.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09790b.htm   (11681 words)

 Can a Catholic Switch to Another Rite?
The reason the Church resisted allowing the Roman rite to be celebrated in the local language of the people was that it was the best way to stop the rebels of the "Reformation," who wanted to destroy the Mass, and create their own heretical liturgies in their own languages.
Even though the rites of the oriental church are praiseworthy, it is not permitted to confuse the rites of the churches.
Since the Latin rite is the rite of the holy Roman church and this church is mother and teacher of the other churches, the Latin rite should be preferred to all other rites.
www.sspx-schism.com /ChangeRites.htm   (2054 words)

 Sarum Rite - OrthodoxWiki
The Sarum Rite, also called the Rite of Salisbury, is a Western Rite liturgical tradition which coalesced in the 11th century West and in the contemporary Orthodox Church.
The rite was revived particularly by the Orthodox party of the Anglo-Catholic or Tractarian movement in the 19th c.
The Western Rite Orthodox Liturgy of St. Tikhon of Moscow, as well as the ROCOR English Use liturgy, have their primary origin with the Sarum Use of the Roman rite.
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 Roman Catholic Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The standard territorial unit is called a diocese in the Latin Rite and an eparchy in the Eastern Rites, each of which is headed by a bishop.
Some apply the term Roman Catholic Church only to the Western or Latin Church, including those parts that follow a liturgical rite other than the Roman, but excluding the Eastern-Rite particular Churches that are in full communion with the Pope and thus part of the same Church.
The Roman Catholic Church teaches that through the graces Jesus won for humanity by sacrificing himself on the cross, salvation is possible even for those outside the visible boundaries of the Church.
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The Roman Rite is the manner of celebrating the Holy Sacrifice, administering Sacraments, reciting the Divine Office, and performing other ecclesiastical functions (blessings, all kinds of Sacramentals, etc.) as used in the city and Diocese of Rome.
The Roman Rite is the most wide-spread in Christendom.
During the Middle Ages it developed into a vast number of derived rites, differing from the pure form only in unimportant details and in exuberant additions.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13155a.htm   (857 words)

 A Roman Wedding: Program
In the Roman rite, it is performed by the matron of honor, representing Iuno Pronuba, the goddess of marriage.
While ordinary Roman marriages were relatively easy to dissolve, a confarreatio marriage was made in the eyes of the gods as well as the law, and could not be undone without complex religious rites.
Roman girls were usually married off as soon as they were able to bear children, usually in their early teens.
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 Eastern Rite Churches, Uniate Churches
Eastern Rite churches are communities of eastern Christians in union with the Roman Catholic church.
The Eastern Rite Churches are Eastern Christian churches consisting of five rites derived from ancient traditions of Christian churches in the East.
The five rites are the Byzantine, Alexandrian, Antiochene, Chaldean, and Armenian.
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 Short History of the Roman Mass by Michael Davies
The Roman Mass is a liturgical form that we find first, not in the laws of some medieval pope, but in the Epistles, the Acts of the Apostles, and the Gospels.
The old Roman rite, in spite of its dignity and archaic simplicity, had the disadvantage of being dull.
This is the Missal that is used today whenever the Traditional Mass of the Roman Rite, commonly called the Tridentine Mass, is celebrated rather than the Mass of Pope Paul VI found in his 1970 Missal.
www.romancatholicism.org /davies-short.htm   (8019 words)

 Were there Defects in the Canon of the Old Roman Rite?
The rites should be distinguished by a noble simplicity; they should be short, clear, and unencumbered by useless repetitions; they should be within the people's powers of comprehension, and normally should not require much explanation.
The Third canon is a combination of the Roman rite and the Gallican and Mozarabic Rites and affirms the intent of the Roman canon itself.
Rites, indeed, have been added to rites; others have been rather unfortunately suppressed, and where this is the case, gaps, or what have been styled "gaping holes," appear.
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 THE ROMAN RITE -- Fr. John Mole
In deciding that the Roman Rite be revised, the Council certainly did not intend that it be uprooted from the soil of the tradition which nourishes it.
The answer we thought of is that it pertains to the genius of the Roman Rite to focus on the Mass primarily as an action of Christ, not of the Holy Spirit whose role rather is to support all that Christ does instead of acting independently.
The new rite is also celebrated in monasteries in an edifying manner which assures its survival, sheltered from the depredations of liturgical reformers over whom the Holy See and the Bishops generally have lost control, as well as from gnostic revolutionary movements such as that of feminism.
www.unavoce.org /romrite.htm   (20961 words)

 Articles by Regina Doman
Eastern rite liturgies are characterized by sung liturgies, elaborate vestments, small congregations, and varied ethnic customs, reflecting the traditions of the different countries of the rite.
Changing rites (as the process is sometimes called) from Roman to Eastern used to be near-impossible.
Around 70% of his congregation are former Roman rite Catholics, and he himself switched rites six years ago.
www.reginadoman.com /articles/riteswitch.cfm   (1794 words)

 Ambrosian Breviary - Part I
It includes the Mass, Sacraments and, of course, The Ambrosian Rite has also had influence on the Roman Rite's new Liturgy of the Hours, and certainly was a model and inspiration for some of the short breviaries.
The Ambrosian Rite has also had influence on the Roman Rite's new Liturgy of the Hours, and certainly was a model and inspiration for some of the short breviaries.
The Roman Rite, as well as those who followed Benedict's Monastic Breviary, which had followed the principle of praying the entire Psalter in one week for 1500 years, more or less (at least technically), adopted a four week Psalter after Vatican II.
www.kellerbook.com /AMBROSIAN1.htm   (870 words)

 RomanRite.com - ceremonies of the Catholic Church
RomanRite.com is about the liturgy, or rites, of the Catholic Church.
The Roman rite, is discussed, but not the Eastern rites.
Major topics are liturgical laws, instituted lectors and the Third Edition of the Roman Missal.
www.romanrite.com   (379 words)

 Unmercenary Sacred Music - Music of Roman Rite
Roman Catholics who visit here will find modern texts using time-honored music.
There is no real innovation here, but most Roman Catholics will find much of this new or unknown.
Roman ministers of music, it is of great worth for you to discover the wealth of liturgical beauty in the Liturgy of the Hours.
www.unmercenary.com /chant/grchant.html   (360 words)

 Eastern Catholicism
 Most Roman Rite Catholics use the term innocently, unaware of its negative connotation; they must be informed that it is a slur so they can avoid it in the future.
Each of these rites has equal status in the Church with the Roman Rite and with one another.
All the rites of the Catholic Church also hold the same dogmas; they are unequivocally united in faith and moral teachings, for they are all part of one Holy Mother Church.
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 [CATHOLIC NEWS] The Rite Switch: why Roman rite Catholics become Eastern rite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Rite Switch: why Roman rite Catholics become Eastern rite National Catholic Register The words "Byzantine" and "Greek" in the past have been used to describe the Eastern Catholic Churches, which consist of 21 churches with roots in particular countries, all in full communion with the Pope.
We make it clear that we love the Church and they won't find a sympathetic ear here." Around 70% of his congregation are former Roman rite Catholics, and he himself switched rites six years ago.
Later he underwent training to become a cantor in St. Mary of the Dormition Church in Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania.He treasures the rite's many ancient devotions to the Virgin Mary, including the moleben service and the akathist - a sung litany of Mary's titles.
www.solt3.org /pipermail/catholicnews/2005-May/005025.html   (1899 words)

 Amazon.com: Ceremonies of the Modern Roman Rite: The Eucharist and the Liturgy of the Hours : A Manual for Clergy and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Ceremonies of the Modern Roman Rite: The Eucharist and the Liturgy of the Hours : A Manual for Clergy and All Involved in Liturgical Ministries by Peter J. Elliott
The ceremonies of the modern roman rite detail guidelines for liturgical colors, linens, vessels and vestments, the altar, the church, and much more.
The Ceremonial of Bishops, with its extensive rubrics, clarifies many ambiguities in the earlier GIRM, and demonstrates the view of the Vatican that the new Ordo is a reform in the liturgy of the Roman Rite, not a revolution.
www.amazon.com /Ceremonies-Modern-Roman-Rite-Liturgical/dp/0898708303   (1465 words)

 Roman Orthodox Church - Western Rite Orthodox Resources
may be found on our Western Rite links page.
This website is the property of the Roman Orthodox Church.
This page and all contents of the Roman Orthodox Church websites are
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 Amazon.com: The Eucharistic Prayers of the Roman Rite: Books: Enrico Mazza,Matthew J. O'Connel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Celebration of the Eucharist: The Origin of the Rite and the Development of Its Interpretation by Enrico Mazza
The Celebration of the Eucharist: The Origin of the Rite and the Development of Its Interpretation by Enrico Mazza on 8 pages
— A right-reasoned in depth examination which exposes the flawed reasoning and arguments of those who cast doubt on the validity of the New Rite of Mass promulgated by Pope Paul VI in 1969.
www.amazon.com /Eucharistic-Prayers-Roman-Rite/dp/0814660789   (866 words)

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