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Damasus Winzen Lecture

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"It was my good fortune recently to acquire some long unavailable commentaries on the sacred liturgy by some of the pioneers of the liturgical movement. Among these are Dame Aemiliana Löhr‘s The Mass Through the Year – the latter being a German Benedictine nun of Herstelle where Dom Odo Casel of Maria Laach served as chaplain. Of course, it is from Maria Laach that the person in whose name this lecture is presented came with two companions to found this monastery of Mt. Savior. And it was he who wrote the foreword to the English translation of Löhr‘s work in 1958. I would like to begin this lecture, therefore, with a brief but profound passage from that introduction:"

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