Forty priests and pastoral ministers from the Diocese of St. Gall, Switzerland, have issued a statement that they will continue to offer communion to the divorced and remarried.Read more
The Diocese of Saskatoon has a new cathedral, and Salt and Light TV has coverage of the dedication ceremony.Read more
“So how can the old and the new come together with the humility and magnanimity that are the antidotes to pride?.” – Fr. Christopher Jamison, OSBRead more
by Jack Rakosky
“The good news is that social networks spread and maintain culture; the bad news is we can no longer rely on Catholic family and ethnic social networks to grow and maintain themselves. The parish today has to build and strengthen social networks of families, friends and small groups.”
… bless, recognize, and approve these words, these clauses, these holy and undefiled enunciations …Read more
“I heard from about a dozen priests by noontime, asking, What the hell did today’s Collect mean?” – Xavier RindfleischRead more
Does this rite assume that all births will be to healthy children? Does the birth of a child that is not healthy signify some flaw in our “rebirth one day”?Read more
Read Chapter 1 of Thomas Rausch, SJ’s new book Eschatology, Liturgy, and Christology: Toward Recovering an Eschatological Imagination.
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“Too many bishops seem in the grip of dark suspicions that our culture is moving at breakneck speed toward a demonic end. Pope John XXIII, by contrast, was more optimistic about the signs of the times.” – E.J. DionneRead more
Fifty years after the opening of the Second Vatican Council in 1962 and in our first year implementing the new English missal, the Collegeville Conference on Music, Liturgy and the Arts looks at cultural diversity (how do we include ‘the other’?), generational diversity (where are the youth?), liturgical diversity (are we going backward or forward?), and diversity in architectural and musical styles. How is the Holy Spirit holding “the many” of us together?Read more