(This is but a short write up on the book I just finished reading. It is brilliant - not polemical, but just a wonderful catechesis on the liturgy. A longer more in-depth analysis will be coming shortly)
I cannot recommend this enough to anyone who is interested in liturgy and the thought of Pope Benedict XVI. The Bishop has done a superb job of placing the reforms of VII in the context of the entire liturgical movement and has been clear in pointing out it's excesses and flaws. He has outlined the tremendous value of the pope's 2007 motu proprio as the springboard for a collective examination of conscience with regards to how the liturgy is celebrated an how it informs put lives.
Continuously harking back to the documents of the second Vatican council Bishop Aillet proposes a thorough blueprint for the reform of the reform, the likes of which has the potential to transform theChurch and in turn the world.
His eloquent tackling of commonly misunderstood notions in the council documents (particularly those referring to 'fully active, conscious and fruitful' participation in the liturgy are a clarion call for all involved in liturgical formation or planning tocarefully and humbly reread the documents of Vatican II in light of Pope Benedict XVIs hermeneutic of continuity.
You can read it online here but I suggest buying it here. Actually get two, one for you and one for your favourite seminarian!