Ryan, T. (2012). Eucharistic Prayers of Reconciliation: Reflections on moral conversion. Pastoral Liturgy, 42 (2-3), 10-14.
These reflections are prompted by two events. First, there is the recent introduction of the new translation in the Eucharist Liturgy. The second is the recent comment made to me by a fellow priest. His parishioners generally found the Second Eucharistic Prayer for reconciliation the most appealing of all the Eucharistic Prayers.1 From this comes a question: if we are moved by the Liturgy, does that make us better people? What, then, is the relationship between Liturgy and the moral life?