I doubt it will make any difference. Any priest who really wants to, can easily find out the correct way to say Mass. If nothing else, they could watch it on EWTN.
Good point! Maybe the thinking/hope/wish/fantasy (take your pick
) is that if the booklet is distributed to all priests, more will realize that there *is*, actually, a correct way and will then be motivated to celebrate the Mass that way. Or, is that just wishful thinking on my part
I'm pleased to say that the priests where we attend Mass seem to celebrate it correctly, relatively reverently (depending on the priest), but the over-all effect is that it is, unfortunately, rather bland, especially compared to the DL of St. John Chrysostom celebrated in the Byzantine Catholic churches and in Orthodoxy. Part of the "blandness" comes, I'm afraid, from the architecture (exterior and interior) and decoration (or lack of it) of the church itself. It's like a big, pointed roof barn. Sigh.