All are invited to say their intentions aloud.
Cloud Hymnal is a multifaceted worship resource that includes, for example, an ever-growing library of new and old sacred music. Some music is newly composed by the Center for Music and Liturgy at St Thomas More, and some music is newly contributed by other members of the Cloud Hymnal. Additionally, there are 25,000 public domain sacred works offered. The music is easily searched and then shared online or printed.
Perhaps the point is not *this* shared penitential practice as opposed to the other practices but rather this *shared* penitential practice.
After the Second Vatican Council, church attendance numbers in Germany declined. It is frequently maintained that there is a causal connection between the two. But is this really true?
In the reading of the Confessions that we just heard, Patrick writes about “spending himself” in Ireland – in a land in which, though it and its people were foreign to him, he served as a witness…yet he constantly rejoiced and gloried in the name of the Lord.
The task, the people, and the limitations to what we can expect.
“I have shown my support for this practice as well as a deep concern that it be implemented appropriately and after proper consultation with the leadership of a parish, after truly hearing and respecting the People of God…”
Archbishop Sample has announced the name of John Limb’s successor as Publisher/CEO of Oregon Catholic Press.
“So as this Lent approached, I asked myself: How will I get through this Lent?”