The English-speaking world has been preparing for a new translation of the Mass. This translation is a more literal translation from the Latin. It includes more challenging words and terms such as “consubstantial” and “grievous fault.” It is common knowledge that there has been a decline in the understanding of the Catholic faith among Catholics since the 1960s. This continues to be a challenge in catechesis. The new translation of the English in the Mass will help catechists not only teach towards the Mass, but can give the catechists a focal point when teaching the entire Catholic Faith.
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