Ad Orientem and Versus Populum both make sense

ad orientem cartoon

Here we see a cartoon meant to illustrate why it "makes more sense" for the priest to be facing the altar and the crucifix, as he does when celebrating the Traditional  Latin Mass:PIC ad orientam versus populum cartoon I've seen this cartoon in various places, most recently here. It's cute, but misleading. Recall what the catechism says:  1368The Eucharist is also the sacrifice of the Church. The Church which is the Body of Christ participates in the offering of her Head. With h … [Read more...]

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