Holy Catholic Prayers
in Latin only
is the language of Holy Mother Church.
II which is to say, for more than 2000 years Latin was the exclusive
language of the Mass, the Liturgy, and the Sacraments. Contrary to the
understanding of most Catholics,
Vatican II did NOT abolish
Latin in the Mass or in the venerable prayers of the
Church. The Vatican II documents are quite clear about this:
36. 1. Particular law
remaining in force,
the use of the Latin language is to be preserved in the
91. The work of revising
the psalter, already happily begun, is to be finished as soon
as possible, and is to take into account
the style of Christian Latin, the liturgical use of psalms,
also when sung, and the entire tradition of the Latin Church.
101. 101. 1. In accordance with the centuries-old
tradition of the Latin rite, the Latin language is to
be retained by clerics in the divine office. But in
individual cases the ordinary has the power of granting the
use of a vernacular translation to those clerics for whom the
use of Latin constitutes a grave obstacle to their praying the
office properly. The vernacular version, however, must be one
that is drawn up according to the provision of Art. 36.
120. 120. In the Latin Church the pipe
organ is to be held in high esteem, for it is the traditional
musical instrument which adds a wonderful splendor to the
Church's ceremonies and powerfully lifts up man's mind to
God and to higher things.
SACROSANCTUM CONCILIUM CONSTITUTION
ON THE SACRED LITURGY
are the prayers of Holy Mother Church from time immemorial always
prayed in Latin. Latin is the patrimony that the Catholic Church has
left Her children so that no matter where they are, they are praying
with the Church and in the sacred language of the Church. If you are
a sincere Catholic, you will know, you will learn, these prayers and
pray them as the Saints prayed them, as your grandparents prayed them,
as all your forbears going back 2000 years prayed them.
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