Amidst the rejoicing on the push given to the TLM by Cardinal Castillon, and the follow up by Pope Benedict XVI on giving communion kneeling, there are a few warning signs that traditionalists shouldn't get too carried away with joy just yet. In fact, we are going to have to take our lumps on some issues - such as calendar reform.
New Liturgical Movement now has the full text of the Cardinal's comments to the Latin Mass Society, and there are hints of further changes to the 1962 Missal.
In addition, take careful note of the following comment:
"I am aware that the response of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” with regard to the observance of Holy Days of obligation has caused a certain amount of disturbance in some circles. It should be noted that the dates of these Holy Days remain the same in both the Missal of 1962 and the Missal of 1970. When the Holy See has given the Episcopal Conference of a given country permission to move certain Holy Days to the following Sunday, this should be observed by all Catholics in that country. Nothing prevents the celebration of the Feast of the Ascension, for example, on the prior Thursday, but it should be clear that this is not a Mass of obligation and that the Mass of the Ascension should also be celebrated on the following Sunday. This is a sacrifice which I ask you to make with joy as a sign of your unity with the Catholic Church in your country."
That's us folks. We need to start the campaign to restore the celebration of feasts on their proper days straight away. Someone care to start a petition....