Introducing the new edition of the Roman Missal. Changes!. http:// vimeo.com/25418061. Why are we changing?. On the first Sunday of Advent in 2011 the English speaking churches around the world began using a new edition of The Roman Missal.
It is important to remember that the prayers of the Roman Catholic Church always originate in Latin and are then translated in the vernacular languages.
The goal of this translation is to faithfully and accurately translate the Latin without paraphrasing it.
This new translation is more faithful to the Latin text:
That is the kind of improvement the new translation wanted to accomplish. After a reassessment of the original text, its goal was to make the translation better.
With your group, move around the school finding the scripture passage that matches the excerpts from the Mass as we will celebrate with the new Roman Missal. Identify the scripture passage in the blanks on the right.