An occasional series of statements from the pope of liturgical reform who is to be canonized in October.
The music, led by a small volunteer ensemble of voices, electric piano, and guitar, was almost entirely in the genre of “praise music,” taken from the repertoire of Hillsong and similar groups.
How do we best welcome and energize people about our Catholic identity and mission without scaring them or watering the whole thing down?
Humility as a precondition for worship and as contributing factor to participation in worship can remind us all that liturgy and life form a closed circuit and yet a circuit that opens to the in-breaking of the kingdom of God.
On the feast of Pentecost in 1978, he wrote a letter to all members of the Society of Jesus about inculturation which contains a definition of inculturation that almost every contemporary work on liturgical inculturation employ or at least makes mention of.
I kept thinking I would hear Cree music; what I heard were Protestant hymns sung in Swampy Cree, N-dialect.
A listing of worship and music positions – as a service to the churches.