The theme of the conference is: “The Christian Mystery and the Enduring Value of Sacrosanctum Concilium.”
Reflections on his life and work.
The open air liturgy is expected to draw hundreds of thousands.
Jerry Galipeau reflects on “one of the most challenging aspects of Eucharist.”
Pope Francis: “The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ: all of us, not just Catholics.”
Article 47 proclaims a Catholic understanding of the foundation of the sacrament of the Eucharist as a divine act. Readers will immediately recognize how dense yet balanced this paragraph is.
Comments concerning this collect are taken from Anscar Chupungco’s new book: The Prayers of the the New Missal: A Homiletic and Catechetical Companion.
This is not catechesis. It is not exegesis. It is not Bible study. But it can be a kind of mystagogy, opening our hearts and lives to Christ’s presence in the Word.
Franz Jagerstatter, an Austrian peasant and devout Catholic, was executed for refusing to serve in the German army. Known in his village of St. Radegund as a man of honesty and principle, devoted to his family and his faith, he was also known as a fervent opponent of the Nazis. Nevertheless, his singular act of resistance came as a shock.