The Liturgical Celebration must have a homogenous phonic balance and therefore in chant and prayer a soft voice is best, it is consonant to the attitude of humility and discretion which we should have before God. Hence the need to avoid tones which are "shouted" and to use instead quieter tones proper to prayer in ‘secret’ (cfr. Mt 6,5).I met Frs Bux and Vitello last April in Rome, when they were staying at the Domus Romana Sacerdotalis. Quite by chance, I happened to be there for the launch the Italian translation of Fr Michael Lang's book "Turning Towards the Lord" which they were organising.
Post on the launch
Address of Archbishop Ranjith