Jesus Christ, Lord of the church, send your Holy Spirit! Illumine our hearts and heal our memories…
One Song, Many Voices/Many Voices, One Song: Making It Work
Tim O’Malley has a fascinating opinion piece over at Church Life today. He’s in favor of chant, not instead of hymnody, but instead of reading. I have to admit I find this argument intriguing: Last Sunday, we went to the Melkite Liturgy on campus. The entire liturgy, as anyone knows who has attended Eastern liturgies, […]
“Pumpkin Spice Eucharist allows me to express myself and my love for JC…”
The priest does not offer something for the people or in their name, but rather, all offer the sacrifice.
Thanks to the Liturgical Press’s recent release of Robert Ellsberg’s Blessed Among Us, I have another choice to read aloud for these family celebrations. Today’s reflection on Hildegard is beautiful: “Within the cosmos, [Hildegard] wrote, human beings are the thinking heart, called to be cocreators with God in shaping the world. Both the cosmos and human beings, though estranged from God by sin, may through Christ find their way back to God’s original blessing” (Ellsberg, Sept 17, p. 536). The facing page is on Adrienne von Speyr – a lovely juxtaposition!